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" Tho now he crawl along the ground so low, Nor weeting how the Muse should soar on high, Wisheth, poor starv'ling elf! his paper-kite may fly. And this perhaps, who, cens'ring the design, Low lays the house which that of cards doth build, Shall DENNIS... "
A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands - Page 291
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A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - 1755 - 356 pages
...weeting how the mufe fhou'd foar on high, Wifheth, poor ftarvling elf! his papet-kite may fly. XXIX. Aid And this perhaps, who, cens'ring the defign, Low lays...Shall Dennis be ! if rigid fates incline, And, many an Epick to his rage fhall yield ; And many a poet quit th' Aonian field ; And, four'd by age, profound...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758 - 384 pages
...Nor weeting how the Mufe fhou'd foar on high, Wifheth, poor ftarvling elf ! his paper-kite may fly. XXIX. And XXIX. And this perhaps, who, cens'ring the...Shall Dennis be ! if rigid fates incline, And many an Epick to his rage fhall yield ; And many a poet quit th' Aonian field ; And, four'd by age, profound...
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A Collection of Poems

1758 - 352 pages
...ftarvling elf! his paper-kite may fly. 1 ' XXIX. And XXIX. " And this perhaps, who, cens'ring the defjgn, Low lays the houfe which that of cards doth build,...Shall Dennis be ! if rigid fates incline, And many an Epick to his rage fhall yield ; And many a poet quit th' Aonian field; And, four'd by age, profound...
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The Works in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone, Esq;: I. Elegies on ...

William Shenstone - 1764 - 376 pages
...low, Nor weeting how the mufe fhou'd foar on high, th, poor ftary'Jing elf ! his paper-kite may fly. And this perhaps, who, cens'ring the defign, Low lays...rigid fates incline, And many an epic to his rage lhall yield ; And many a poet quit th' Aonian field ; And, four'd by age, profound he fhall appear,...
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The Works in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone, Esq;: I. Elegies on ...

William Shenstone - 1764 - 376 pages
...that of cards doth build, Shall DENNIS be ! if rigid fates incline, And many an epic to his rage mall yield ; And many a poet quit th' Aonian field ; And,...he mall appear, As he who now with 'fdainful fury thfilPd Surveys mine work ; and levels many a fneer, Andfurlshiswrinklyfront,andcries,"Whatftuffishere?"...
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Elegies on several occasions. Odes, songs, ballads, &c. Levities; or, Pieces ...

William Shenstone - 1765 - 510 pages
...Nor weeting how the mufe fhou'd foar on high, poor ftarv'Iing elf ' his paper-kite may fly. And Ar.d this perhaps, who, cens'ring the defign, Low lays...rigid fates incline, And many an epic to his rage fliall yield ; And many a poet quit th' Aonian field ; And, fonr'd by age, profound he lhall appear,...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1766 - 356 pages
...weeting how the Mufe mould foar on high, Wifheth, poor ftarvling elf ! his paper-kite may fly. XXIX. And And this perhaps, who, cens'ring the defign, low lays...rigid fates incline, And many an Epic to his rage mall yield ; And many a poet quit th' Aonian field ; And, four'd by age, profound he fhall appear,...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767 - 294 pages
...fhou'd foar on high, Wifheth, poor ftarv'ling elf! his paper-kite may fly. And this, perhaps, wlio, cens'ring the defign, Low lays the houfe which that...rigid fates incline, And many an epic to his rage mall yield ; And many a poet quit th' Aonian field j And, four'd by age, profound he mall appear, As...
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The Works, in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone, Esq: Elegies on several ...

William Shenstone - 1773 - 370 pages
...And this. perhaps, who cens'ring the dcfign, •Low lays 'the houfe which that of cards doth builcfj Shall DENNIS be ! if rigid fates incline, And many...th' Aonian field ; And, 'four'd by age, profound he fhall appear, As he who now with 'fSainful fury thriH'd Surveys mme work ; and levels many a fneer,...
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The Works, in Verse and Prose, of William Shenstone: With Decorations, Volume 1

William Shenstone - 1777 - 348 pages
...Nor weeting how the mufe fhou'd foar on high, 'VYifheth, poor ftarv'ling elf! his paper kite may fly. And this perhaps, who, cens'ring the defign, Low lays...th' Aonian field ; And, four'd by age, profound he fhall appear, As he who now with 'fdainful fury thrill'd , Surveys mine work ; and levels many a fneer,...
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