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" Which each presum'd he best could understand, The common rule was made the common prey ; And at the mercy of the rabble lay. The tender page with horny... "
The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ... - Page 229
by John Dryden - 1767
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760 - 450 pages
...horny fifts was gall'd ; And he was gifted inoft that loudeft baul'd : The fpirit gave the doctoral degree : And every member of a company Was of his...free. Plain truths enough for needful ufe they found j But men would ftill be itching to expound i Each was ambitious of th' obfcureft place, No meafure...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 13-14

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1779 - 672 pages
...at the mercy of the rabble lay. The tender page with horny fifts was gall'd ; And he was gifted mod that loudeft baul'd : The fpirit gave the doftoral...But men would ftill be itching to expound : Each was ambitions of th'obfcureft place, No meafure ta'en from knowledge, all from grace. Study and pains were...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 338 pages
...with horny fifts was gall'd ; And he was gifted moft that loudeft baul'd : The fpirit gave the do&oral degree : And every member of a company Was of his...expound : Each was ambitious of th' obfcureft place, No mcafure ta'en from knowledge, all from grace. Study and pains were now no more their care ; Texts were...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 13, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - Authors, English - 1779 - 342 pages
...fifts was gall'd ; And he was gifted moft that loudeft baul'di The fpirit gave the doctoral degree i And every member of a company Was of his trade, and...found ; But men would ftill be itching to expound i Each was ambitious of th' obfcureft place, No meafure t:i'en from knowledge, all from grace. Study...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 350 pages
...horny fifts was gall'd ; And he was gifted moft that loudeft baul'd : The fpirit gave the doctoral degree : And every member of a company Was of his...for needful ufe they found ; But men would ftill be itchmg to expound : Each was ambitious of th' obfcureft place, No mcafure ta'en from knowledge, all...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...gall'd ; And he was gifted moft that louiieft bawl'd: Tlie fpirit gave the doctoral degree ; And ev'ry member of a company Was of his trade and of the Bible...found; But men would ftill be itching to expound: Kiel; was ambitious of th' oblcureft place, No meafure ta'cn from knowledge, all from grace. Study...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793 - 832 pages
...with horny fids was gall'J ; And he was gifted moft that loudeil baul'd : The fpirit gave the doctoral degree : And every member of a company Was of his...Bible free. Plain truths enough for needful ufe they fntiil But men would dill be itching to expound : Each was ambitious of th' obicureft place, No meafure...
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The works of the British poets, Volume 6

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 810 pages
...with horny fids was gall'd ; And he was gifted mod that loudeft baul'd : The fpirit gave the doctoral degree : And every member of a company Was of his...Bible free. Plain truths enough for needful ufe they fnuud; But men would dill be itching to expound : Each was ambitious of th' obkurtft place, No meafurc...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795 - 836 pages
...with horny fids was gall'd; And he was gifted mod that louded baul'd : The fpirit gave the doctoral degree : And every member of a company Was of his trade, and of the Bible free. l'!..i:i truths enough for needful ufe they found But men would dill be itching to expound : Each was...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 576 pages
...gall'd; And he was gifted moft that loudeft bawl'd : The fpirit gave the doftoral degree ; j Aftd ev'ry member of a company * Was of his trade and of the Bible free. . J Plain truths enough for needful ufe they found ; Itm men would ftill be itching to expound : Each...
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