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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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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

Thomas Campbell - 1819
...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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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

Thomas Campbell - 1819
...While every fool his claim alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind ? Brutes find out...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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1820 - 807 pages
...ever boast, Three poets in an age at most ? f Ovids, Plutarchs, Homer::. \ Nick-names for my lady. 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 Fudge family in Edinburgh, in a series of poetical epistles

Nehemiah Nettlebottom (pseud.) - 1820
...lm?e originated with Mr F J respecting the hall of the former, and church of the latter. j- 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 ! Su-if. Conceited in thought, he has no rule of right, But...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 78

1820
...age at most ? Our chilling climate hardly bean A sprig of bays in fifty years; While every fool hit cla'im alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there heassign'd For this perverseness in the mind ? Brutes find out whore ilu-ir lalenu He : A bear will...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 pages
...wide* * Nick-names for my lady. 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 pcrversencss in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...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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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1824
...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...claim alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. What reasou" can there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind '! Brutes find out where their talents...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 21

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...; after it is taken down, the friends of the family are desirous to have some sprig to keep. Bacon. Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays...his claim alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. Swift. SPRIG, in botany. See BOTANY, Index, BRANCH, CION, GRAFTING, and PLANT. SPRICHT, /is &í DO")...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829
...accomplish in some years, what a lovely face, or a fine hand does in a minute? Bruyere. CCCCLXXXIV. Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays...his claim alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. Swift. CCCCLXXXV. It would not be amiss, if an old bachelor, who lives, in contempt of matrimony, were...
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