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" Thus cursed steel, and more accursed gold, Gave mischief birth, and made that mischief bold : And double death did wretched man invade, By steel assaulted, and by gold betray'd. "
Rowe's Lucan ; Grainger's Tibullus ; Fawkes's Theocritus ; Apollonuis ... - Page 432
edited by - 1810
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - 1710 - 554 pages
...Income to the crooked Share ; But gready Mortals rummaging her Store, Dig'd from her Entrails firft the precious Ore ; (Which next to Hell the prudent Gods had laid,) And that alluring 111 to fight difplay'd : Thus curfed SteeJ, and more accurfed Gold, Gave Mifchief Birth, and made that...
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The Complete Art of Poetry ...

Charles Gildon - 1718
...Income to the crooked Share ; But areedy Mortals, rummaging her Store, D L'd from her Entrails firft the precious Ore : (Which next to Hell the prudent Gods had laid) And that alluring 1ll to Sight difplay d : Thus curfed Steel, and more accnrfed Gold, Gave Mifchief Birth, and made that...
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The virgin muse. Being a collection of poems from our most celebrated ...

Virgin muse - 1722
...Share •, But greedy Mortals rummaging her Store, Digg'd from her Entrails firft the precious Oar•, Which next to Hell the prudent Gods had laid , And that alluring 111, to Sight difplaid. Thus curfed Steel, and moreaccurfed Gold, Gave mifchief Birth, and made that...
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Medulla poetarum romanorum, The most beautiful and instructive ..., Volume 1

Henry Baker - 1737
...crooked Share, But greedy Mortals, rummaging her Store, Digged from her Entrails firft the precious Oar, Which next to Hell the prudent Gods had laid : And that alluring III to Sight difplay'd. Then curied Steel^ and more accurled Gold, Gave Mifchief Birth, and made that...
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Original Poems and Translations, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1743
...Income to the crooked Share ; Buc greedy Mortals, rummaging her Store, Digg'd from her Entrails firft the precious Ore ; Which next to Hell the prudent Gods had laid ; And that alluring 111 to fight difplay'd. Thus curfed Steel, and moreaccurfed Gold, GaveMifchief Birth, and made that...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1760
...income to the crooked fhare ; But greedy mortals rummaging her ftore, Digg'd from her entrails firft the precious ore ; Which next to hell the prudent Gods had laid; And that alluring ill to fight difplay'd ; Thus curfed fteel, and more accurfed gold Gave mifchief birth, and made that mifchief...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 20

English poets - 1790
...fhare; But greedy mortals, rummaging her ftore, Digg'd from her entrails firft the precious ore; \Vhich next to hell the prudent Gods had laid; And that alluring ill to fight difplay'd; Thus curfed fteel, and more accurfed gold, Gave mifchief birth, and made that mifchief...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1804
...111. Rut greedy mortals, rummaging her flore, Digg'd from her entrails firft the precious ore ; wiiich next to hell the prudent Gods had laid ; And that alluring ill to fight difplay'd ; Thus curfed fteel, and more accurfed gold, Cave mifchief birth, and made that mifcliief...
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The young gentleman and lady's poetical preceptor, selected [by T. Woolston].

Young gentleman - 1807
...income to the crooked (hare ; But groed) mortals, rummaging her ftore, Digg'd from her entrails-firft the precious ore; Which next to hell the prudent Gods had laid; And that alluring ill to fight difplay'd. Thus curfed fteel, and more accurfcd gold, Gave mifchiet hirth, and made that miichief...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 12

John Dryden - 1808
...required to bear Her annual income to the crooked share; But greedy mortals, rummaging her store, Digged from her entrails first the precious ore ; Which next...prudent gods had laid, And that alluring ill to sight displayed. Thus cursed steel, and more accursed gold, Gave mischief birth, and made that mischief bold...
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