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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. "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq - Page 235
by William Ayre, Edmund Curll - 1745
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POPE, SELECTED POEMS; THE ESSAY ON CRITICISM; THE MORAL ESSAYS; THE DUNCIAD

THOMAS ARNOLD - 1876 - 308 pages
...stand too wide. To ask, to guess, to know, as they commence, 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. 160 Whate'er the talents, or howe'er...
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The Lives of the Chief Justices of England, Volume 3

John Campbell Baron Campbell - Great Britain - 1878 - 514 pages
...might have gained high intellectual distinction, but who had sunk into lawyers and politicians : — " 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...
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Longer English Poems: With Notes, Philological and Explanatory, and an ...

John Wesley Hales - Authors, English - 1878 - 768 pages
...•-, " To ask, to guess, to know as they commence, As Fancy opens the quick springs of Sense, V/e 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." By all means let the pupil " ask...
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Pope: Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1881 - 150 pages
...again in the Dunciad, in satirising grammar-school education, 4. 159 : 'Confine the thought to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of words till death.' November, 1882. BOOKS PR1NTED AT AND PUBLISHED FOR THE UNIVERSITY BY HEM-BY FROWDE, AT THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY...
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Learned in the Law: Or, Examples and Encouragements from the Lives of ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Great Britain - 1882 - 524 pages
...the urgent demands of more active but less honourable pursuits. " We ply," exclaims the poet, — " 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...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1882 - 548 pages
...too wide. To ask, to guess, to know, as they commence, iss 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. 100 Whate'er the talents, or howe'er...
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Teaching and Teachers: Or, The Sunday-school Teacher's Teaching Work and the ...

Henry Clay Trumbull - Sunday school teachers - 1884 - 414 pages
...reasoning is: " Since man from beast by words is Snown, Words are man's province, words we teach alone. 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." That will answer for the servants...
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Longer English Poems

John Wesley Hales - Authors, English - 1884 - 562 pages
...: " To ask, to guess, to know as they commence, As Fancy opens the quick springs of Sense, V/c plv 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." By all means let the pupil " ask...
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Teaching and Teachers: Or, The Sunday-school Teacher's Teaching Work and the ...

Henry Clay Trumbull - Sunday school teachers - 1884 - 416 pages
...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." That will answer for the servants of the Goddess of Dullness ; but it is not the way for those who...
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Essays on Educational Reformers

Robert Hebert Quick - Education - 1886 - 338 pages
...guess, to know, as they commence, As fancy opens the quick springs ol sense, We ply the memory, we loan 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. (Lines 148 n .) Cowper, too, says:...
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