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" She gives in large recruits of needful pride ; For, as in bodies, thus in souls we find, What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. "
Poems on Several Occasions - Page 48
by Christopher Smart - 1752 - 230 pages
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824 - 398 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : Pride, where Wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. 210 COMMENTARY. " Trust not yourself; but your defects to know, Make use of ev'ry Friend —...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 1062 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps y sense. If once right reasqn drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825 - 460 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense : If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1825 - 270 pages
...in souls, we find What wants m blood, and spirits, swell'd with win* Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 536 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence. And fills up all the mighty void of sense. 210 If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistiese day. Trust...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 262 pages
...souls'- we find What wants in blood* and spirits', swell'd with wind*. Pride', where wit fails', steps in to our defence', And fills up all the mighty void of sense*. 2 If once right reason drives that cloud away', Truth breaks upon us with resistless day*....
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - English language - 1829 - 318 pages
...fouls, we find m What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind. Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. f. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 122 pages
...souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : 60 Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Volume 1

William Pinnock - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833 - 738 pages
...strangest bias rules Is IMI ш :•-, the never-railing vie* of foolę. " PRIDE, where wit fails, steps in to our defence And fills up all the mighty void of sense : If once right reason drives that clond away, TRUTH breaks tipon us with resistless day," POPE'S...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835 - 378 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. 210 504 Pride, the never- falling vice of fools. The evil of false confidence to the poet is,...
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