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" Pleased with the danger when the waves went high, He sought the storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands, to boast his wit. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 322
edited by - 1871
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...flaring pilot in extremity; 139 Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went high He sought the storm; hut, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits arc sure to rrradness near ally'd, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...pilot in extremity; r& Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went high Hejsought the storm ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near ally'd, And thin partitions do their bounds divide; Else why should...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went high; He sought the storms ; but for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit." Absalom and Achitophel.] 4 [Bishop Burnet represents him as addicted to judicial astrology: but Mr....
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...daring pilot in extremity; Pleas'd witli the danger, when the waves went high He sought the storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast bis wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their hounds divide ; Else...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...pilot in extremity ; Pleased with the danger, when the waves went high He sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands, to boast his wit Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else, why...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...pilot in extremity ; (Pleased with the danger, when the waves went high •/He sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, \Would steer too nigh' the sands, to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else, why...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went high He sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why should...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with thedaiigeVu hen the waveswenthigh, lie ionght the storms ; but, ew Marseilles' good bishop purer Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why should...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - Great Britain - 1812 - 410 pages
...daring pilot in extremity; Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves ran high He sought the storms, but for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands, to boast his wit.'* V. 355-6. So politic, >!.-. if one eye Upon the other were a spy.] In a poem, entitled the Progress...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 13

Thomas Bayly Howell - Trials - 1816
...in extremity ; [ hiÁh. Pleas'd Ľith the danger, when the waves л ent He sought the storm ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands, to boast his wit. Great nits are sure to madness near ally'd, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why should...
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