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" Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will not attempt to fly ; A founder'd horse will oft debate, Before he tries a five-barr'd gate; A dog by instinct turns aside, Who sees the ditch too deep and wide. "
Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets - Page 53
by George Gilfillan - 1860
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A New Miscellany for the Year 1734, Part 1

Jonathan Swift - 1734 - 23 pages
...never known to fpread fo wide. Sa,,', Britain, cou'd you ever boaft Three tyets in an Age at moft ? Our chilling Climate hardly bears A Sprig of Bays in Fifty Years : While every Fool his Claim alledges, As if it grew in common Hedges. What Reafo> tan there be affign'd For this Perverienefs in...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1744
...never known to fpread fo wide. Say, Britain, cou'd you ever bo^ft, Three Poets in an Age at moil ? Our chilling Climate hardly bears A Sprig of Bays in Fifty Years : While ev'ry Fool his Claim alledges, As if it grew in common Hedges. What Reafon can there be afiign'd For...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767
...alledges, As if it grew in common hedges. Vi hat reafon can there be aflign'd For this perverfcnefs in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie: A bear will not attempt to fly; A founder'd horfe will oft debate Before he tries a five-barr'd gate : A dog, by inftinft, turns afide,...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767
...grew in common hedges. What reafon can there be affign'd For this perverfenefs in the mind ? Erutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will not attempt to fly ; A founder'd horfe will oft debate Before he tries a five-barr'd gate : A dog, by inftinft, turns afide,...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 7

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth, Deane Swift - 1768
...it grew in common hedges, . What reafon can there be aflign'd For this perverfenefs in the mirid ? Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will not attempt to fly ; A founder'd horfe will oft debate Before he tries a five-barr'd gate : A dog by inltinct turns afide,...
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The Batchelor: Or Speculations of Jeoffry Wagstaffe, Esq; ...

1769
...years, " While every fool his claim alledges, " As if it grew on common hedges." And again he fays, Brutes find out where their talents lie ; A Bear will not attempt to fly ; The dog by inftinct turns afide, Who fees the ditch too deep and wide ; A founder'd horfe will oft...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774
...alledges, As if it grew in common hedges. 10 What reafon can their be affign'd For this perverfenefs in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will not attempt to fly ; A founder'd horfe will oft debate IJ Before he tries a five-barr'd gate ; A dog by inftincl: turns afide,...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan - 1784
...in common hedges. 13 What reafon can there be allign'd For this perverfenefs in the mind ? JBrutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will not attempt to fly; A founder'd horfe will oft' debate, 15 Before he tries a five-barr'd gate ; A dog by inftinct turns afide,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1787
...known to spread so wide. Say, Britain! could you ever boast . ' s I Three poets in an age at most ? Our chilling climate hardly bears: . A sprig of bays in fifty years, While ev'ry fool his claim alleges, ss As if it grew in common hedges. to What reason can there be assign'd...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...alledges, As if it grew in common hedges. 1O What reafon can there be affign'd For this perverfenefs in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie: A bear will not attempt to fly ; A founder'd horfe will oft' debate, 15 Before he tries a five-barr'd gate ; A dog by inftinct turns afide,...
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