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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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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...never known to spread so wide. Say, Britain! could you ever boast Three poets in an age at most? Gii1- chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays in fifty...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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The British Satirist: Comprising the Best Satires of the Most Celebrated ...

1831 - 388 pages
...never known to spread so wide. Say, Britain, could you ever boast "Three poets in one 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 7 Brutes find out where their talents lis : A bear will...
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The Poetical Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift - 1833
...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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1840
...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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1840
...could you ever boast Three poets in an age at most * Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bay in fifty years ; While every fool his claim alleges,...it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind 1 , Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 pages
...boast, Three poets in an age at most ? * Dr. Jinny, a clergyman in the neighborhood. F. 406 ON POETRY. On others' ways they never squint a frown, Nor heed what haps i ; Wlnlo every fool his claim alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...Three poets in an ago at most I t Ovids, Flutarchs, Homers. t Nicknames for my lady. 406 ON POETRY. Oar < assign'd For this perveraeness in the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...boast, Three poets in an age at most ? * Dr. Jinny, a ctergyman in the neighborhood. F. 406 ON POETRY. of the gods, in synod met Their deities to assert ; who, while they feel ^ ig fuel his claim alleges. As if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1850 - 528 pages
...eommon hedges. What reason ean there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind ? Brntes find ont where their talents lie : A bear will not attempt to fly ; A fonnder'd horse will oft debate, Before he tries a five-barr'd gate ; A dog by instinet tnrns aside,...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...in common hedges. What reason can there be assign'd For this perverseness in the mind ? Brutes fmd w The Titan-race, a rebel crew. That from a hundred hills allied founder'd horse will oft debate, Before he tries a five-barr'd gate ; A dng by instinct turns aside,...
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