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" As fancy opens the quick springs of sense, We ply the memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel wit, and double chain on chain, Confine the thought, to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of words till death. "
The Works of Alexander Pope - Page 246
by Alexander Pope - 1822
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1882 - 10 pages
...springs of Sense, We ply the Memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel Wit, and double chain on chain ; Confine the thought, to exercise the breath;' And keep them in the pale of Words till death. 100 Whate'er the talents, or howe'er design'd, We hang one jingling padlock 4 on the mind: A Poet the...
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Learned in the Law: Or, Examples and Encouragements from the Lives of ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Great Britain - 1882 - 392 pages
...exclaims the poet, — " We ply the memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel wit, and double chain on chain ; Confine the thought to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of words till death. Whate'er the talents, or howe'er designed, We hang one jingling padlock on the mind : A poet the first...
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Teaching and Teachers: Or, The Sunday-school Teacher's Teaching Work and the ...

Henry Clay Trumbull - Sunday school teachers - 1884 - 390 pages
...words we teach alone. We ply the memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel wit, and double chain on chain, Confine the thought, to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of words till death." That will answer for the servants of the Goddess of Dullness ; but it is not the way for those who...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 164

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1887
...springs of sense. We ply the memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel wit, and double chain on chain ; Confine the thought, to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of Words till death. Whate'er the talents, or howe'er design'd, We hang one jingling padlock on the mind.' But the recent...
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The Works of ...

Alexander Pope - 1889
...springs of sense ; We ply the memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel wit and double chain on chain ; Confine the thought to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of words till death." " In this opinion there was more pique than sincerity, for no one can have known better than himself,...
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Essays on Educational Reformers

Robert Hebert Quick - Education - 1890 - 335 pages
...ply the memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel wit, and double chain on chain, Confine the thou ,ht to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of words till death. (Lines 148 ff .) Cowper, too, says: — And is he well content his son should find No nourishment to...
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The Study of English Literature: A Plea for Its Recognition and Organization ...

John Churton Collins - England - 1891 - 167 pages
...springs of sense, We ply the memory, we load the brain ; Bind rebel Wit, and double chain on chain ; Confine the thought, to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of Words till death. Whate'er the talents, or howe'er design'd, We hang one jingling padlock on the mind." l I contend,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 485 pages
...springs of sense, We ply the memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel wit, and double chain on chain, Confine the thought, to exercise the breath; And keep them in the pale of words till death. Whate'er the talents, or howe'er design'd, We hang one jingling padlock on the mind: A poet the first...
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The Schoolmaster in Comedy and Satire

Hubert Marshall Skinner - Comedy - 1894 - 592 pages
...springs of sense, We ply the memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel wit, and double chain on chain; Confine the thought, to exercise the breath. And keep them in the pale of words till death, Whate'er the talents, or howe'er designed, We hang one jingling padlock on the mind." 1 The birchen...
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Select Works of Plotinus

Plotinus - Neoplatonism - 1895 - 343 pages
...springs of Sense, We ply the memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel Wit, and double chain on chain ; Confine the thought, to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of Words till death. Whate'er the talents, or howe'er design'd, We hang one jingling padlock on the mind." Dunciad, Book...
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