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" Heav'n has to all allotted, soon or late, Some lucky revolution of their fate, Whose motions, if we watch and guide with skill, (For... "
The Works of the English Poets: Dryden - Page 134
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...Good depends on human Will) Our Fortune rolls as from afmooth Defcent, And from the firft Ienpreflion takes the Bent : But if unfeiz'd, fhe glides away like Wind, And leaves repenting Folly far behind. Dryd. Abs. fy Atbit. On what ftrange Grounds we build our Hopes and Fears ! Man's Life is all a Mift,...
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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...rolls as from a fmooth dcfcenr, And from the firft Jrapreflion, takes the Bent : But, if unfciz'd, (he glides away like wind ; And leaves repenting Folly far behind. Now, now (he meets you with a glorious prize, And fpreads her Locks before her as ibe flies. Had thus Old Daviit,...
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The Female Spectator, Volume 4

Eliza Fowler Haywood - 1755
...their fate : Whofe motions, if we watch and guide with <Jkitt> (For human good depends on human will,) Our fortune rolls as from a fmooth defcent, And from the firft imprejffion takes the bent : But if unfeiz'd, Jhe glides away like wind, And leaves repenting folly...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...their fate : Whofe motions if we watch and guide with fkill, For human good depends on human will, Our fortune rolls as from a fmooth defcent, And from...the firft impreffion takes the bent: But if unfeiz'd me glides away like wind, And leaves repenting folly far behind. Now, now me meets you with a glorious...
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Original Poems, Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1773
...depends' on human will) Our fortune rolls as from a finooth ilefeent, And from the firft impreflion takes the bent : But if, unfeiz'd, fhe glides away...fhe meets you with a glorious prize, And fpreads her loeks before her as fhe flies. Had thus old David, from whole loins you fpring, Not dar'd, when fortune...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...rolls a:, from a I'mooth defcent, And fioin the iirft imprcHion takes the bent : But, if unl'ciz'd, ihe glides away like wind, And leaves repenting folly far behind; Now, now me meets you with a glorious prize, And fprcads her locks before you as me flies. Had thus old David,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1795
...rolls as from a fmooth defcent, And from the firfl ifhprctiion takes the bent ; But if unfeiz'd, (he glides away like wind, And leaves repenting folly...Now, now fhe 'meets you with a glorious prize, And fj> reads her locks before you as (he flics. Had thus old David, from whofe loin? you ipriog, Mot dar'd...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...roll? as from a (moot h dcfcent, And from the firfi imprtfiion tikes the bent: But, if unfe-iz'd, (he glides away like wind, And leaves repenting folly far behind. Now, now ihe meets you with a glorious prize, And fpreads her locks before you as flit flics. Had thus old David,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...rolls as from a smooth descent, And from the first impression takes the bent;] But if unseiz'd, she glides away like wind, And leaves repenting folly far behind. ; Now, now she meets you with a glorious prize, 'z60 And spreads her locks before you as she flies. Had thus old...
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The School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...fmooth defcent, And from the fir ft impreffion ukes its bent; But if unfeiz'd, 'he glides awtylike wind, And leaves repenting folly far behind ; Now, now fhe meets you vith a glorious prize, And fpreads her locks before her as fhe flics.—Idcx* FIGHTING, (fer attlve...
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