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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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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 226 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...words till death. 160 Whate'er the talents, or howe'er designed, We hang one jingling padlock on the mind: A poet the first day, he dips his quill; And what...
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More Solid Learning: New Perspectives on Alexander Pope's Dunciad

Catherine Ingrassia, Claudia N. Thomas - Poetry - 2000 - 254 pages
...classical translation: 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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Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 2004 - 432 pages
...declare, v. 148, that, Words are man's province, words we teach alone ; Confine the thought, to exercife the breath, And keep them in the pale of words till death. Surely our author, when he patted this cenfure, was ill-informed of what was taught and expedled in...
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