Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 81 - 90 of 182 on Was everything by starts and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon....
" Was everything by starts and nothing long ; But in the course of one revolving moon Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could... "
Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous, of ... - Page 325
by Richard Warner - 1824
Full view - About this book

Works, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...all for women, rhyming, dancing, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking Blest madman! who could every hour employ With something...and praising were his usual themes ; And both, to show his judgment, in extremes: So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him was god or...
Full view - About this book

The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1859
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, [.ng, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thiukBlest madman, who could every hour employ, With something...! Railing and praising were his usual themes ; And hoth, to show his judgment, in extremes : So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him •:•-•...
Full view - About this book

Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second

Anthony Hamilton (Count), Charles II (King of England), Thomas Blount - Great Britain - 1859 - 546 pages
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ With something...! Railing and praising were his usual themes, And hoth, to shew his judgment, in extremes ; So over violent, or over civil, That every man with him was...
Full view - About this book

The wits and beaux of society, by Grace and Philip Wharton

Katherine Thomson, John Cockburn Thomson - 1860
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Beside ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy !' His elder sister, Lady Mary Villiers, had married the Duke of Richmond, one of the loyal adherents...
Full view - About this book

The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 211

Early English newspapers - 1861
...deserved the character given by Dryden to a shallow celebrity of his day, — 11 Praising and railing were his usual themes, And both, to shew his judgment,...over violent, or over civil, That every man with him wan God or devil." We saw that he had a very convenient " rule of thumb" by which he apportioned praise...
Full view - About this book

History of the English language and literature

English language - 1861
...for preaching, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman who could every hour employ, With something...wish, or to enjoy ! Railing and praising were his various themes, And both, to show his judgment, in extremes : In squandering wealth was his peculiar...
Full view - About this book

THE WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETY

GRACE AND PHILIP WHARTON - 1861
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy !" His elder sister, Lady Mary Villiers, had married the Duke of Richmond, one of the loyal adherents...
Full view - About this book

Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

Robert Inglis (bookseller) - 1862
...all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman, who could every hour employ, With something...and praising were his usual themes ; And both, to show his judgment, in extremes : So over-violent, or over-civil, That every man with him was God or...
Full view - About this book

The Literature of Society, Volume 2

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - Authors, English - 1862
...ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Blest madman ! who could every hour employ With someiidng new to wish, or to enjoy. Railing and praising were his usual themes; And both, to show his judgment- ia extremes ; So orer-rioleat. or over-civil, That every man with him was god or...
Full view - About this book

A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1862 - 538 pages
...buffoon. Blest madman ! who could ev'ry hour employ With something new to wish, or to enjoy. Bailing and praising were his usual themes ; And both, to shew his judgment, in extremes ; So over-violent, or over-civil, That every man with him was God or devil. In squandering wealth was his...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF