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" Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy Tragic Muse gives smiles ; thy Comic, sleep. With whate'er gall thou sett'st thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite. In thy felonious heart though venom lies, It does but touch thy Irish pen,... "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 440
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - 1889 - 415 pages
...tympany of sense. A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, But sure thou'rt but a kilderkin of wit. Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic...gives smiles, thy comic sleep. With whate'er gall thou set'st thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; In thy felonious heart though venom lies,...
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a history of eighteenth century literature

edmund gosse, ma - 1889
...tympany of sense. A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, But sure thou'rt but a kilderkin of wit. Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic...gives smiles, thy comic sleep. With whate'er gall thou set'st thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; In thy felonious heart though venom lies,...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - 1889 - 415 pages
...bulk is writ, But sure thou'rt but a kilderkin of wit. Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; t Thy tragic muse gives smiles, thy comic sleep. ^With whate'er gall thou set'st thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; In thy felonious heart though venom lies,...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - 1891 - 415 pages
...tympany of sense. A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, But sure thou'rt but a kilderkin of wit. Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic...gives smiles, thy comic sleep. With whate'er gall thou set'st thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; In thy felonious heart though venom lies,...
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - 1891 - 415 pages
...tympany of sense. A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, But sure thou'rt but a kilderkin of wit. Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic...gives smiles, thy comic sleep. With whate'er gall thou set'st thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; In thy felonious heart though venom lies,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Poetical works

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1885
...tympany of sense. A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, 195 But sure thou 'rt but} a kilderkin of wit Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic...thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; *oo In thy felonious heart though venom lies, It does but touch thy Irish pen, and dies. Thy genius...
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The Satires of Dryden

John Dryden - 1893 - 137 pages
...tympany of sense. " A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, " But sure thou art but a kilderkin of wit. " Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; " Thy...smiles, thy comic sleep " With whate'er gall thou setst thyself to write " Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; " In thy felonious heart though venom...
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The Satires of Dryden

John Dryden - 1893 - 137 pages
...tympany of sense. " A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, " But sure thou art but a kilderkin of wit. " Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; " Thy tragic Muse gives smiles, thy comic sleep. 190 " With whate'er gall thou setst thyself to write, " Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; " In thy...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Edited with a Memoir, Revised Text, and Notes

John Dryden, William Dougal Christie - 1893 - 662 pages
...large bulk is writ, 195 " But sure thou art but a kilderkin of wit. " Like mine, thy gentle nutnbers feebly creep ; " Thy tragic Muse gives smiles, thy comic sleep. " With whate'er gall thou setst thyself to write, " Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; 200 " In thy felonious heart though...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1896 - 772 pages
...his play; And arrogantly, as his fellows do, Think he writes well, because he pleases you. DRYDEN. Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep, Thy tragic muse gives smiles, thy comic sleep. DRYDEN. Thine be the laurel, then; support the stage, Which so declines, that shortly we may see Players...
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