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" Fortune, that with malicious joy Does man her slave oppress, Proud of her office to destroy, Is seldom pleased to bless : Still various, and unconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, And makes a lottery... "
The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose - Page 188
by John Dryden - 1859
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...deftroy, Is feldom pleas'd to bidsStill various, and inconftant Hill, But witTi an Inclination to be ill ; Promotes, degrades, delights in Strife, And makes a Lottery of Life. I can enjoy her while flic's kind ; But when fhe dances in the Wind, And fhakes her Wings, and will not flay, I puff the...
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Original Poems and Translations, Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1743 - 336 pages
...deftroy, ^ I s feldom pleas'd to blefs : Still various and unconftant ftill, But with an Inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in Strife, And makes a Lottery of Life. I can enjoy her while fhe's kind ; But when fhe dances in the Wind, And fhakes her Wings and will not flay, I puff the Proftitute...
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Works: In English Verse, Volume 2

Horace - 1767
...deftroy, Is feldom pleas'd to blefs. Still various, and inconftant ftill, But with an Inclination to be ill ; Promotes, degrades, delights in Strife, And makes a Lottery of Life. I can enjoy her while fhe's kind ; But when fhe dances in the Wind, And fhakes her Wings, and will not flay, I puff the Proftitute...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 43-44

John Bell - English poetry - 1778
...with an inclination to be ill. Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, And makes a lottery of life. 80 I can enjoy her while she's kind ; But when she dances...the wings, and will not stay, I puff the prostitute awsy : The little or the much she gave is quietly resign'd : Content with poverty, my soul I arm, 86...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...destroy, Is seldom pleas'd to bless ; Still various, and unconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, And makes...away : The little or the much she gave is quietly resign'd : Content with poverty, my soul I arm, And virtue, though in rags, will keep me warm. x. What...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...destroy, Is seldom pleas'd to bless : Still various and unconstant still, But with an inclination tobe ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, And makes...wings and will not stay, I puff the prostitute away : [sign'd : The little or the much «he gave, is quietly reContent with poverty, my soul 1 avm ; And...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...bless : Still various and unconstant still, But with an iuclinatiou to be ill, Promotes, degradei, delights in strife, And makes a lottery of life. I...wings and will not stay, I puff the prostitute away : [sign'd : The little or the much she gave, Is quietly reContent with poverty, my soul 1 arm ; And...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, And makes a lottery of life. 1 can enjoy her while she's kind ; But when she dances...wings and will not stay, I puff the prostitute away : [sign'd : The little or the much she gave, is quietly reContent with poverty, my soul 1 arm ; And...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...destroy, Is seldom pleas'd to bless: Still various and unconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, And makes...lottery of life. I can enjoy her while she's kind; Bat when she dances in the wind, And shakes the wings and wiU not stay, I puff the prostitute away:...
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Herodotus, Volume 2

Herodotus - Greece - 1812
...destroy, Is seldom pleas'd to bless : Still various, and inconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, And makes...away : The little or the much she gave is quietly resign'd. Content with poverty, my soul I arm, And virtue, tho' in rags, will keep me warm. T. " the...
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