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" Founded on arts which shun the face of day, By the same arts they still maintain their sway. Wrapp'd in mysterious secrecy they rise, no And, as they are unknown, are safe and wise. "
The Universal Magazine - Page 221
1804
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Poems: By Charles Churchill ... With Large Corrections and Additions. To ...

Charles Churchill - 1776
...as they arc unknown, are fafe and wife. At whomfoerer aim'il, howe'er fevere Th' envenom'd flandcr flies, no names appear. Prudence forbid that ftep. — Then all might know, And oiwnore equal termt engage the foe. But now, what Quixote of the age would care To wage a war with...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 8

Great Britain - 1804
...aim'd, howe'er fcvcre Th' cnvcr.omM (landers flics, no namei appear. Prudence forbids that (lep.— Then all might know And on more equal terms engage the foe. Hut now, what Quixote of the age would care To wage a war with dirt, and fight with air ? By int'rcft...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 638 pages
...nim'd, hnwe'cr severe Th' envenom'd slander (lies, no names appear, Prudence forbids that step. — Then all might know And on more equal terms engage the foe. But now, »hat Quixote of the aire would care To wage a war with dirt, and fight with air ? By int'rest joiu'd,...
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The Poetical Works of Charles Churchill: Life. Letters to Wilkes. Will ...

Charles Churchill, William Tooke - 1844
...aim'd, howe'er severe, The envenom'd slander flies, no names appear : Prudence forbid that step; — then all might know. And on more equal terms engage the foe. m But now, what Quixote of the age would care To wage a war with dirt, and fight with air ! By interest...
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Memoirs of the Political and Literary Life of Robert Plumer Ward ...: With ...

Edmund Phipps - 1850
...whomsoever aim'd, howe'er severe Th* envenom'd slander flies, no names appear. Prudence forbid that step ! Then all might know, And on more equal terms engage the foe." * Yet there cannot be a greater mistake than to suppose the severest, and most chastened, judgment...
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The British Poets, Volume 1

1866
...aim'd, howe'er severe, The envenom'd slander flies, no names appear : Prudence forbid that step ; — then all might know, And on more equal terms engage the foe. »s But now, what Quixote of the age would care To wage a war with dirt, and fight with air ! By interest...
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