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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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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 164 pages
...Scheemaker, still exists in the church. 1.Sj. Its proper pawer to hurt, each creature feels. Cf. Swift : •Brutes find out where their talents lie; A bear will not attempt to fly.' 1. 89. Walters, The same name which Pope, who is very careless in this respect, writes 'Waters,' Mor....
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 164 pages
...Scheemaker, still exists in the church. 1.85. Its proper power to hurt, each creature feels. Cf. Swift: ' Brutes find out where their talents lie; A bear will not attempt to fly,' 1. 89. Walters. The same name which Pope, who is very careless in this respect, writes 'Waters,' Mor....
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Here and There: Quaint Quotations, a Book of Wit

H. L. Sidney Lear - 1882 - 176 pages
...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, As if it grew in common hedges. 134 On Poetry. What reason can there be assigned For this perverseness in the mind? Brutes find out...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters, Tracts, and ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1883
...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...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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A practical and philological text-book on the analysis of sentences, parsing ...

John I. Jones - 1884
...if our virtues Did not go forth of us 'twere all alike As if we had them not.— SHAKESPEARE. (28) Brutes find out where their talents lie : A bear will...foundered horse will oft debate Before he tries a five-barr'd gate. — SWOT. (29) Grief fills the room up of my absent child, Lies in his bed, walks...
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Empty Pews & Selections from Other Sermons on Timely Topics

Madison Clinton Peters - 1886 - 167 pages
...thoughtlessly into some business or profession for which nature never intended them. Dean Swift says: "Brutes find out where their talents lie ; A bear will not attempt to fly ; A foundered horse will not oft debate Before he tries a five-barred gate. A dog by instinct turns aside Who sees the ditch...
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The Popular Poets and Poetry of Ireland: And Choice Selections in Prose from ...

1887 - 720 pages
...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...perverseness in the mind? Brutes find out where their talents lieA bear will not attempt to fly ; A foundered horse will oft debate Before he tries a five-barred...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 143

1888
...WAS HIS BOAST THAT HE WAS A LADIES' MAN. " What reason can there be assigned For this perverseness of the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie...bear will not attempt to fly ; A foundered horse will not debate Before he tries a five-barred gate ; A dog by instinct turns aside Who sees the ditch too...
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Excellent Quotations for Home and School ...

Julia B. Hoitt - 1890 - 329 pages
...to the public for being eminent. Proper words in proper places make the true definition of a style. Brutes find out where their talents lie ; A bear will not attempt to fly. WILLIAM CONGREVE (1670-1729) Defer not till to-morrow to be wise, To-morrow's sun to thee may never...
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A Stiff-necked Generation

Lucy Bethia Walford - 1889 - 468 pages
...WAS HIS BOAST THAT HE WAS A LADIES* MAN. " What reason can there be assigned For this perverseness of the mind ? Brutes find out where their talents lie...bear will not attempt to fly ; A foundered horse will not debate Before he tries a five-barred gate ; A dog by instinct turns aside Who sees the ditch too...
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