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" Of these the false Achitophel was first, A name to all succeeding ages curst : For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit, Restless, unfixed in principles and place, In power unpleased, impatient of disgrace ; A... "
A History of English Literature for Secondary Schools - Page 146
by James Logie Robertson - 1894 - 394 pages
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Poetical Miscellanies: Consisting of Original Poems and Translations

English poetry - 1714 - 318 pages
...Wit : Reftlcfs, unfixt in Principles and Place; In Pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of Difgrace : A firy Soul, which, working out its Way, > Fretted the Pigmy Body to Decay, \ And o'erinforrn'd the Tenement of Clay. J A daring Pilot in Extremity ; Pleas'd with the Danger, when the...
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Original Poems, Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1773
...Reftlefs, unfix'd in principles and place; In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of difgrace : A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger, when the...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...Rcftltfs, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power unpleas'd, impatient of difgrace. A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'cr-inform'd the tenement of clav. Adw Youth, beauty, graceful aftion, K But common int'rcft always...
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Anecdotes of Some Distingushed Persons: Chiefly of the Present and ..., Volume 2

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1796
...Reftlefs, unfix'd in principles and place, In power unpleas'd, impatient of difgrace ; A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er inform'd the tenement of clay. Abfalom and Acbitopbel. Lord Shaftefbury was, perhaps, one of the...
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Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons, Chiefly of the Present ..., Volume 2

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1796
...Reftlefs, unfix'd in principles and place, In power unpleas'd, impatient of difgrace ; A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er, informed the tenement of clay. Abfalem and Aclitofbtl. Lord Shaftefbury was, perhaps, one of...
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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Refllefs, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power unpleas'd, impatient of dif^racc : A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy -body to decay, And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity; Plcas'd wit!i the dancer when the...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Kestless, unrtx'd in principles and place, In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace: A fiery soul, which, working...out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And oVi'-iiiform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity; r& Pleas'd with the danger, when...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...extraordinary personage. Anecd. vol.vp 54. J . 3 [Dryden characterizes him in his well-known satire; " For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit: Restless, unfixt in principles and place ; In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace. in him to brag that Cromwell...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...throne, Were rais'd in power and public office high ; Strong bands, if bunds ungrateful men could tie. For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, imfiv'd hi principles and place, In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery soul, which, working...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...of Shaftesbury in Hudibras, Part iii. Canto 2. Dryden characterizes him in his well-known satire: " For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; AN T OXY AN n L. K v C oor B n. , erf' in him to brag that Cromwell would have made him king: the...
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