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" Heart-merit wanting, mount we ne'er fo high, Our height is but the gibbet of our name. A celebrated wretch when I behold, When I behold a genius bright, and bafe, Of... "
Dialogues of the Dead with the Living - Page 33
by Philip Parsons - 1779 - 227 pages
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ...

Edward Young - 1750 - 326 pages
...of our Name. A celebrated Wretch when I behold, When I behold a Genius bright, and bafe, Of tow'ring Talents, and terreftrial Aims ; Methinks I fee, as thrown from her high Sphere, The glorious Fragment of a Soul immortal, With Rubbifh inixt, and glitt'ring in the Duft. Struck...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality..

Edward Young - 1750 - 404 pages
...of our Name. A celebrated Wretch when I behold, When I behold a Genius bright, and bafe, Of tow'ring Talents, and terreftrial Aims ; Methinks I fee, as thrown from her high Sphere, The glorious Fragment of a Soul immortal, With Rubbifh mixt, and glitt'ring in the Duft. Struck...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four Volumes, Volume 3

Edward Young - 1762
...name. A celebrated wretch, when I behold, When I behold a genius bright, and bafe, Of tow'nng talent:, and terreftrial aims ; Methinks I fee, as thrown from...fphere, The glorious fragments of a foul immortal, With rubbifh mixt, and glitt'ring in the duft. Struck at the fplendid, melancholy fight, At once ccmpajfion...
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The Complaint: Or Night-thoughts: On Life, Death, and Immortality. To which ...

Edward Young - 1775 - 388 pages
...of our name. A celebrated wretch when I behold, When I behold a genius bright, and bafe, Of tow'ring talents, and terreftrial aims; Methinks I fee, as...fphere, The glorious fragments of a foul immortal, "With rubbifh mix'd, and glitt'ring in the duft. Struck at the fplendid, melancholy fight, At once compaffion...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 51, Page 2

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...; 165 When I behold a genius bright, and bafe, Of towering talents, and terrcftrial aims ; Methinks Methinks I fee, as thrown from her high fphere, The glorious fragments of a foul immortal, With rubbifh mix'd, and glittering in the duft. 270' Struck at the fplendid, melancholy fight, At once companion...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 61

English poets - 1790
...behold; 265 When I behold a genius bright, and bafe, Of towering talents, and terreftriaJ aims ; Methinks Methinks I fee, as thrown from her high fphere, The glorious fragments of a foul immortal, With rubbifh mix'd, and glittering in the duft. 270 Struck at the fplendid, melancholy fight, At once comfaj/ion...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791
...bafc, Of tow'ring talents, and terreft rial aims ; Methinks I fee, as thrown from her high (pherc, The glorious fragments of a foul immortal, With rubbifli mixt, and glittering in the duft. Struck at the fplcndid, melancholy fight, At once compaffion foft, and envy, rife — But wherefore...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791
...When I behold a genius bright and bafe, Of tow'ring talents, and terrellrial aims ; Met:. inks I lee, s was the fruit the private Ipirit brought; Occafion'd by great zeal and little rubbifh mix'd, and glittering in the duft. Struck nt the fplendid, melancholy fight, At once compaffion...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

Robert Anderson - 1795
...wretch, when I behold ; When I behold a geniu* bright and bafe. Of towering talents, and terredrial aims ; Methinks I fee, as thrown from her high fphere, The glorious fragment" of a foul immortal, With rubbifh mix'd, and glittering in the dud, Struck at the fplendid,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...When I behold a genius bright and bafe, Of towering talents, and terrcftrial aims; Mcthinks, I lee, as thrown from her high fphere, The glorious fragments...immortal, With rubbifli mixt, and glittering in the duft. Hearts are proprietors of all applaufe. Right ends, and means, make wifdom : worldly1s but half-witted,...
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