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" Founders of sects and systems, to whom add Sophists, Bards, Statesmen, all unquiet things Which stir too strongly the soul's secret springs, And are themselves the fools to those they fool... "
The bachelor's wife, a selection of curious and interesting extracts - Page 402
by John Galt - 1824
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1816
...themselves the fools to those they fool : Envied, jet how unenviable ! what stings Are theirs ! One breast laid open were a school Which would unteach mankind...storm whereon they ride, to sink at last, And yet so nurs'd and bigotted to strife, That should their days, surviving perils past, Melt to calm twilight,...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1816
...themselves the fools to those they fool: Envied, jet how unenviable! what stings Are theirs ! One breast laid open were a school Which would unteach mankind...their life A storm whereon they ride, to sink at last. That should their days, surviving perils past, And yet so nurs'd and bigotted to strife, Melt to calm...
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The Monthly Review

1816
...unteach mankind the lust to rule,' he describes their nature and their fate in these fine stanzas : ' Their breath is agitation, and their life A storm whereon they ride, to sink at last, And yet so nurs'd and bigotted to strife, That should their days, surviving perils past, Melt to calm twilight,...
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The works of lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
...themselves the fools to those they fool ; Envied, yet how unenviahle ! what stings Are theirs ! One hreast laid open were a school Which would unteach mankind the lust to shine or rule : XLIV. Their hreath is agitation, and their life A storm whereon they ride, to sink at last, And yet...
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Lord Byron's Works ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1821
...themselves the fools to those they fool ; Envied, yej how unenviable ! what stings Are theirs? One breast laid, open were a school Which would unteach mankind the lust to shine or rule : XLIV. /•. Their breath is agitation, and their life A storm whereon they ride, to sink at last,...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 2

English literature - 1821
...becomes business, hours of excitement are frenzy and irritation, the rest languor and irksomeness — " Their breath is agitation, and their life A storm whereon they ride." But the musings of age are calm and its hopes not fallacious, while the melancholy feeling that accompanies...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1821
...becomes business, hours of excitement are frenzy and irritation, the rest languor and irksomeness — " Their breath is agitation, and their life A storm whereon they ride." But the musings of age are calm and its hopes not fallacious, while the melancholy feeling that accompanies...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1822
...becomes business, hours of excitement are frenzy and irritation, the rest languor and irksomeness— " Their breath is agitation, and their life A storm whereon they ride." But the musings of age are calm and its hopes not fallacious, while the melancholy feeling that accompanies...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 1-2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...themselves the fools to those they fool; Envied, yet how unenviable! what stings Are theirs! One breast laid open were a school Which would unteach mankind the lust to shine or rule • XLIV. Their breath is agitation, and their life A storm whereon they ride, to sink at last, And...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...themselves the fools to those they fool ; Envied, yet how unenviable! what slings Are theirs! One breast for flight? Or is that instrument more fit for fight • " "Misdoubting Corsair! I have gain'd Thatshould theirdays, surviving perils past, Melt to calm twilight, they feel overcast With sorrow...
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