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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 poetical works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift, John Mitford - 1853
...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...if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there bejissign'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 Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1853 - 749 pages
...exigency of the year, but little regarded tb contempt of posterity. GOLDSMITH.] 432 JONATHAN SWIFT. 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 where their talents lie : A bear will...
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Select poems of Prior and Swift [ed. by C. Bathurst].

Matthew Prior, Jonathan Swift - 1853
...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 ev'ry fool his claim alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. What reason can there be assign' d For...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 576 pages
...maliee, whieh the vengeful foe intends, And the more dangerous love of seeming friends. Prior's Soloman. 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 instinet turns aside...
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The Yahoo: A Satirical Rhapsody ...

William Watts - 1846 - 119 pages
...? That then he'll be, tho' doubted heretofore, Like Homer's vengeful hornet, " soul all o'er."f *" 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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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 570 pages
...whieh the vengeful foe intends, And the more dangerous love of seeming friends. Prior's Soloman. Kniffs 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 instinet turns aside...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critcal Notices and An ...

1855 - 749 pages
...Was never known to spread so wide. Say, Britain, could you ever boast Three poets in an age at most 7 Our chilling climate hardly bears A sprig of bays in fifty years ; [* Here follows one of the best ث! ** iu our language, and the most masterly production...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - 1856
...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...his claim alleges, As if it grew in common hedges. Su'ift. cCccI.XXXV. It would not be amiss, if an old bachelor, who lives ia contempt of matrimony,...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1856 - 570 pages
...the vengeful foe intends, And the more dangerous love of seeming friends. Prior's Solomon. Un,tes fmd 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 instinet turns aside...
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On the History, Position, and Treatment of the Public Records of Ireland

1864 - 201 pages
...race would fain be wits, And millions miss for one that hits. 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 long debate, Before he tries a fiVe-barr'd gate ; A dog by instinct turns aside,...
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