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" With various readings stored his empty skull, Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull; Or, at some banker's desk, like many more, Content to tell that two and two make four; His name had stood in City annals fair, And prudent Dulness mark'd him for... "
Monolithic Jinas - Page xi
by Jose Pereira - 2001 - 204 pages
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...mistake the way. Bred at St. Omer's to the shuffling trade, The hopeful youth a Jesuit might have made, With various readings stored his empty skull, Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull ; Or, at some banker's desk, like many more, Content to tell that two and two make four; His name had...
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Old England and New England: In a Series of Views Taken on the Spot, Volume 2

Alfred Bunn - United States - 1853 - 315 pages
...the way ! Bred at St. Omer's to the shuffling trade The hopeful youth a Jesuit might have made — With various readings stored his empty skull, Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull ; Or, at some banker's desk, like many more, Content to tell, that two and two make four, His name...
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The British Poets, Volume 1

1866
...HUDIBRAS. Bred at St. Omer's to the shuffling trade, The hopeful youth a Jesuit might have made, an With various readings stored his empty skull, Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull ; Or, at some banker's desk, like many more, Content to tell that two and two make four ; His name...
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The Poetical Works of Churchill, Parnell, and Tickell: With a Life ..., Volume 1

Charles Churchill - 1880
...their tongues. Bred at St. Omer's to the shuffling trade, The hopeful youth a Jesuit might have made, M With various readings stored his empty skull, Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull ; Or, at some banker's desk, like many more, Content to tell that two and two make four ; His name...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...always inflicts. r. SIDNEY SMITH— Second Lecture on the Conduct of the Understanding. STUPIDITY. With various readings stored his empty skull. Learn'd without sense, and venerably dull. s. CHURCHILL— The Rosciad. Line 691. There is no harm in being stupid, so long as a man does not...
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