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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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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 9

Robert Anderson - 1795
...Britain, could you ever boaft Three poets in an age at moft ? Our chilling climate hardly bears Affrig of bays in fifty years; While every fool his claim alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. What reafon can there be affign'd For this perverfcnefs in the mind ? Brutes find out where thc'ir talents...
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The Works, Volume 11

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...Was never known to spread so wide. Say, Britain, could you ever boast Three poets in an age at most ? Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays...it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie: A bear will not...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...Was never known to spread so wide. Say, Britain, could you ever boast Three poets in an age at most ? Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays...it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie: A bear will not...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 1, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...Was never known to spread so wideSay, Britain ! could you ever boast Three poets in an age at most ? Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays...grew in common hedges. 'What, reason can there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind ? Brutes find out'where their talents lie: A bear will not...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Lansdowne, Yalden ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Say, Britain, could you ever boait Three poets in an age at molt ? Our chilling climate hardly bean A sprig of bays in fifty years ; While every fool his claim alledges, As if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this pervorsness in...
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Lansdowne, Yalden, Tickell, Hammond, Somervile, Savage, Swift

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...chilling climate hardly beart A sprig of bays in fifty yean ; While every fool his claim alledges, As if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perversness in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will not...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 11

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...Was never known to spread so wide. Say, Britain, could you ever boast Three poets in an age at most ? Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays...it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 11

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...Was never known to spread so wide. Say, Britain, could you ever boast Three poets in an age at most ? Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays in fifty years ; While every fool his claim allege^ As if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perverseness ii>...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous poems

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...Was never known to spread so wide. Say, Britain, could you ever boast Three poets in an age at most ? Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays...it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous poems

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...claim alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perverseuess in the mind ? 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,...
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