Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" Oh ! had he been content to serve the crown With virtues only proper to the gown, Or had the rankness of the soil been freed From cockle that oppressed the noble seed, David for him his tuneful harp had strung And Heaven had wanted one immortal song. "
The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ... - Page 119
by John Dryden - 1767
Full view - About this book

Poetical Miscellanies: Consisting of Original Poems and Translations

Sir Richard Steele - English poetry - 1714 - 532 pages
...more clean : Unbrib'd, untbught, the Wretched to vedrtfs, Swift of Difpatcn, andeafy of Accefs. 0 ! had he been content to ferve the Crown, With Virtues...only proper to the Gown ; Or had the Ranknefs of the Soil been freed From Cockle, that opprefs'd the noble Seed ; David for him his tuneful Harp had ftvung,...
Full view - About this book

The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716 - 426 pages
...-Akbetlidin With more difcerning Eyes, or Hands more clean; Unbrib'd, unfought, the wretched to redrefs ; Swift of Difpatch, and eafy of Accefs. Oh, had he...only proper to the Gown ; Or, had the ranknefs of the Soil been freed From Cockle, that oppreft the Noble Seed : JDavid, for him his tuneful Harp had ftrung,...
Full view - About this book

The First Part of Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations ...

John Dryden - 1716 - 424 pages
...difcerning Eyes, or Hands more clean : Unbrib'd, unfought, the, wretched to rctlrefs ; Swift of Difparch, and eafy of Accefs. Oh, had he been content to ferve...only proper to the Gown, Or, had the ranknefs of the Soil been freed From Cockle, that oppreft the Noble Seed: David, 101 nim his tuneful Harp had ftrung,...
Full view - About this book

Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations of the ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - Classical poetry - 1716 - 424 pages
...unfought, the wretched to redrefs ; Swift of Difpatch, and eafy of Accefs. Oh, had he been conrent to ferve the Crown, With Virtues only proper to the Gown ; Or, had the ranknefs of the Soil been freed From Cookie, thatoppreft the Noble Seed: David, for him his tuneful Harp had ftrung,...
Full view - About this book

The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760 - 450 pages
...Abethdin With more difcerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbrib'd, unfought, the wretched to redreft ; Swift of difpatch, and eafy of accefs. Oh ! had he...the noble feed ; David for him his tuneful harp had fining, And heaven had wanted one immortal fong. But wild ambition loves to flide, not ftand, And fortune's...
Full view - About this book

Original Poems, Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1773 - 260 pages
...Abethdin 'With more difeerning eyes, or hands more clean ; Vnbrib'd, unfought, the wretched to redrefs; Swift of difpatch, and eafy of accefs. Oh ! had he been content to ferve the erown, With virtues only proper to the gown ; Or, had the ranknefs of the foil been freed . From cockle,...
Full view - About this book

The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 350 pages
...Abethdin With more difcerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbrib'd, unfought, the wretched to redrefs ; Swift of difpatch, and eafy of accefs. Oh ! had he...harp had ftrung, And heaven had wanted one immortal foug. But wild ambition loves to flide, not ftand, And fortune's ice prefers to virtue's land. Achitophel,...
Full view - About this book

The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 13-14

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1779 - 672 pages
...Abethdin With more difcerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbrib'd, unfuught, the wretched to redrefs ; Swift of difpatch, and eafy of accefs. Oh ! had he...been freed From cockle, that opprefs'd the noble feed ; I David for him his tuneful harp had ftrung, And heaven had wanted one immortal fong. But wild ambition...
Full view - About this book

The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 13, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1779 - 342 pages
...Abethdin With more difcerning eyes, or hands more clean, Unbrib'd, unfought, the wretched to redrefs ; Swift of difpatch, and eafy of accefs. Oh ! had he...the foil been freed From cockle, that opprefs'd the nobie feed ; K * David David for him his tuneful harp had ftruiig, And heaven had wanted one immortal...
Full view - About this book

The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 338 pages
...; Or had the ranknefs of the foil been freed From cockle, that opprefs'd the noble feed ; K i David David for him his tuneful harp had ftrung, And heaven...wanted one immortal fong. But wild ambition loves to flide, not ftand, And fortune's ice prefers to virtue's land. Achitophel, grown weary to poffefs A...
Full view - About this book




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