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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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English Letters and Letterwriters of the Eighteenth Century: With ...

Jonathan Swift, Alexander Pope - Authors, English - 1886 - 632 pages
...Learning, youth to guide, We never suffer it to stand too wide. ***** Confine tho thought to exercise the breath, And keep them in the pale of words till death. ***** May you, may Cam and Isis preach it long ! — 1 Gibber's Apology for hit Life Mr. Carrathers...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 164

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1887 - 602 pages
...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. Whate'er the talents, or howe'er...
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The Works of ...

Alexander Pope - 1889 - 590 pages
...schools : " 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." " In this opinion there was more...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1882 - 544 pages
...too wide. To ask, to guess, to know, as they commence, 155 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. m Whate'er the talents, or howe'er...
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The Gutenberg Galaxy: The Making of Typographic Man

Marshall McLuhan - Social Science - 1962 - 306 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. Whate'er the talents, or howe'er...
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Science and Literature

Harry Raphael Garvin, Harry Garvin, James M. Heath - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 186 pages
...things: "Since Man from beast by Words is known, / 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" (4:149—58). While Busby pays homage to the traditional argument that words are man's spiritual signature,...
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Samuel Johnson & the Impact of Print

Alvin B. Kernan - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 384 pages
...of the word fixed in the printed text the only authority and substance of the students' education: 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. Criticism and textual scholarship...
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Critical Literacy: Politics, Praxis, and the Postmodern

Maxine Greene - Education - 1993 - 472 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 exercize the breath; And keep them in the pale of words till death. Alexander Pope My confrontation...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 260 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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More Solid Learning: New Perspectives on Alexander Pope's Dunciad

Catherine Ingrassia, Claudia N. Thomas - Poetry - 2000 - 262 pages
...by the ghost of Dr. Busby, past headmaster of Westminster School, regarding classical translation: 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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