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" Nash represents man in the mass, Made up of wrong and right; Sometimes a knave, sometimes an ass, Now blunt and now polite. "The picture plac'd the busts between. Adds to the thought much strength Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly's at full length. "
Notes and Queries - Page 71
1879
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 1

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 482 pages
...wrong and right ; Sometimes a knave, sometimes an ass, Now blunt, and now polite. The picture, placed the busts between, Adds to the thought much strength, Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly's at full length. To Philotimus. PHILOTIMUS, if you'd approve Yourself a faithful lover, You...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...wrong and right ; Sometimes a king, sometimes an ass, Now blunt, and now polite. The picture placed the busts between, Adds to the thought much strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly's at full length. The following Lines were handed up to a lieau* tiful young Lady who was attending...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...mass, Made up of wrong and right ; Sometimes a knave, sometimes an ass, Now blunt, and now polite. The picture plac'd the busts between Adds to the thought...much strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly's at full length. OLIVER GOLDSMITH. BORN 1728. PIED 1774. OLI viui GOLDSMITH was born at a place...
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Specimens of British poetesses: selected and chronologically arranged

Alexander Dyce - Poetry - 1825 - 446 pages
...mass, Made up of wrong and right ; Sometimes a knave, sometimes an ass, Now blunt, and now polite. The picture, plac'd the busts between, Adds to the...much strength, Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly's at full length. MARY CHANDLER, Born 1687, died 1745, The daughter of a dissenting minister...
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The history and antiquities of Bath abbey church

John Britton - 1825
...and right ; Sometimes a knave, sometimes an ass, Now blunt, and now polite. — The Picture placed the Busts between Adds to the thought much strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, promptly undertook to raise a subscription for them, and contributing ten guineas, was so successful...
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The Companion, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1828 - 432 pages
...has been separated in ordinary, and with some difference in the reading. The stanza is as follows : " The picture, plac'd the busts between, Adds to the...much strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly's at full length." The poetry of Mary Chandler, " daughter of a dissenting minister at Bath,"...
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The Companion, by L. Hunt

Leigh Hunt - 1828
...been separated in ordinary, and with some difference in the reading. The stanza is as follows : ' " The picture, plac'd the busts between, ,. . ... Adds to the thought much strength j . ...,. fFisdom anil Jf^it are little seen, But Folly's at full length," 19, The poetry of Mary Chandler,...
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The miscellaneous works of Oliver Goldsmith, including a variety of pieces ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...mass, Made up of wrong and right; Sometimes a knave, sometimes an ass, Now blunt, and now polite. " The picture plac'd the busts between. Adds to the...strength; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." Campbelfs British Poets, vol. vi. p. 260.] low enough to flatter a man who himself...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 2

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1837
...closing stanza of this brilliant gem : — ' The statue, placed the busts between, Adds to the satire strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly 's at full length." Poor Nash's brains were half-turned by such brilliant prosperity. He had his levees, where he affected...
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Glimpses of the Old world; or, Excursions on the Continent, and in ..., Volume 2

John Alonzo Clark - 1840
...wrong and right ; Sometimes a knave, sometimes an ass, Now blunt, and now polite. " The statue placed the busts between, Adds to the thought much strength : Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length !" • Nash seems to have been a vain, giddy, reckless character, who acquired his money...
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