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" Want as much more to turn it to its use ; For wit and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife. 'Tis more to guide than spur the Muse's steed, Restrain his fury than provoke his speed : The winged courser, like a... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 390
1845
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1760
...profufe, Want as much more, to turn it to its ufe; 81 For wit and judgment often are at ftrife, Tho' meant each other's aid, like man and wife. 'Tis more to guide, than fpur the Mufe's fteed ; Reftrain his fury, than provoke his fpeed ; 85 The winged courier, like a gen'rous...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...profuse, So Want as much more to turn it to its use: For wit and judgment often are at strife, Tho' meant each other's aid, like man and wife. 'Tis more to guide than spur the Muses' steed, Restrain his fury than provoke his speed; '5 The winged courser, like a gen'rous horse,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...been profufe, So Want as much more, to turn it to its ufe; For wit and judgment often are at ftrife, "Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife. "Tis more to guide, than fpur the Mufe's Iteed; Reftrain his fury, than provoke his fpeed i 85 The winged courfer, like a generous...
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...been profufe, Want 'as much more, to turn it to its ufe; For wit and judgment often are at ftrife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife. *Tis more to guide, than fpur the Mule's fteed; Reftrain his fury, than provoke his fpeed : The winged courfer, like a gen'rons...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 3

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...has been profufe, Want as much more to turn it to its ule; For wit and judgment often are at ilrife. Though meant each other's aid , like man and wife, 'Tis more to guide, than fpur the Mufc's Steed ; Restrain his fury, than provoke his ipeed; ./ The winged courfer, like a gen'rous...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

John Adams - English poetry - 1789 - 352 pages
...has been profufe> Want as much more to turn it to its ufe ; For wit and judgment often are at ftrife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife. 'Tis more to guide than fpur the Mufe's fteed ; Reftrain his fury than provoke his fpeed ; The winged courfer, like a gen'rous...
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The Poems, of the Late Christopher Smart, ... Consisting of His Prize Poems ...

Christopher Smart - 1791
...with ftore of wit, Yet want as much again to manage it ; For wit and judgment ever are at ftrife, Tho' meant each other's aid, like man and wife. 'Tis more to guide, than fpur, the muft's fteed.; Reftrain .his fury, than provoke his fpeed ; The winged courfer, like a gen'rous...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...profufe*, Want as much more, to turn it to its ufe ; For wit and judgment often are at ftrife, Tho' 9` 0- ipur the Mufe's deed; Reftrain his fury, than provoke his ipeed : The winged cour^r, like a gen'rous...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791
...been profufe, Wint as much more, to turn it to its ufc ; For wit and judgment often are at drifc, Tho' meant each other's aid, like man and wife. "Tis more to guide, than fpur the Mufe's deed j Relhiin his fury, than provoke his fpecd : The winged courfer, like a gcn'rous...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek. With Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - Rhetoric, Ancient - 1800 - 215 pages
...want as much again to manage it ; For wit and judgment ever are at strife, Tho' meant each others' aid, like man and wife. 'Tis more to guide, than spur...speed ; The winged courser, like a generous horse, Shews most true mettle when you check his course. Es$ay on Criticism. That That again — though she...
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