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" THERE is no kind of false wit which has been so recommended by the practice of all ages, as that which consists in a jingle of words, and is comprehended under the general name of punning. It is indeed impossible to kill a weed, which the soil has a natural... "
The travellers - Page 162
by Tertius T C. Kendrick - 1825
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...like deceitful Jades, Sink in the Tryal. S/wL ?/. Ctf. ^>.-> , , PrtProteftations of Friendihip. 'Tis not indeed my Talent to engage In lofty Trifles, or to fwell my Page With Wind and Noife ; but freely to impart, As to a Friend, the Secrets of my Heart :...
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The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, tr. into Engl. verse, by mr. Dryden ...

Juvenal - 1726
...Feet, Ragoufts for Tereus or Tfyeftis dreftj Tis Task enough tor thee t'expofe a Roman Feaft, Ferf. 'Tis not, indeed, my Talent to engage In lofty Trifles, or to fwell my Page With Wind and Noife; but freely to impart, As to a Friend, the Secrets of my Heart; And,...
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The Satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvenalis:: And of Aulus Persius Flaccus

Juvenal, Persius - 1735 - 296 pages
...not, indeed, my Tatrat to engage „• In lofty Trifles, or to fwell my Page With Wind and Noife ; but freely to impart, As to a Friend, the Secrets of my Heart; v- > And, in familiar Speech, to let thee know How much I lore thee, and how much I owe. i Prtgru was...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq;: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1760
...Ragoufts for Tereus or Thyeftes dreft ; 'Tis tafk enough for thee t' expofe a Roman feafc PER siu s. 'Tis not, indeed, my talent to engage In lofty trifles, or to fwell my page With wind and noife ; but freely to impart, As to a friend, the fecrets of my heart ;...
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The miscellaneous works: containing all his original poems, tales ..., Volume 4

John Dryden, Samuel Derrick - Poetry - 1760
...Ragoufts for Tereus or Thyeftes dreft j 'Tis tafk enough for thee t' expofe a Roman feaft. PER siu s. 'Tis not, indeed, my talent to engage In lofty trifles, or to fwell my page With wind and noife ; but freely to impart, As to a friend, the fecrets of my heart;...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...Ragoufts for Tereus or Thyeftes dreft ; 'Tis talk enough for thee t' expofe a Roman feaft. PERSIU S. " 'Tis not, indeed, my talent to engage In lofty trifles, or to fwell my page With wind and noife ; but freely to impart, As to a friend, the fecrets of my heart;...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

1778
...quidem ftudeo, bullatis ut mihi nugis Pagina turgefcat, dare pondus idonea fumo. ' PERS.Sat. v. ig. 'Tis not indeed my talent to engage In lofty trifles, or to fwell my page With wind and noife . DRYDEN . TH, [ERE is no kind of falfe wit which has been fo recommended...
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The Works of the English Poets: Virgil, trans. by Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...Ragoufts for Tereus or Thyeftes dreft; 'Tis talk enough for thee t' expofe a Roman feaft. P ER s I u 8. 'Tis not, indeed, my talent to engage In lofty trifles, or to fwell my page With wind and noife ; but freely to impart, As to a friend, the fecrets of my heart;...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...Non equidem ftudeo, bullatis ut mibinugis Pagina turgefcat, dare pondus idoneafumo. PERS. Sat. v. 19. 'Tis not indeed my talent to engage In lofty trifles, or to Iwell my page "With wind and noile. DRYDEN. THERE is no kind of falfe wit which has been fo recommended...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...Ragoufts for Tereus or Thyeftes dreft ; 'Tis tafk enough for thee t' expofe a Roman feaft. PERsIUs. 'Tis not, indeed, my talent to engage In lofty trifles, or to fwell my page With wind and noife ; but freely to impart, As to a friend, the fecrets of my heart ;...
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