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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 Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...Heaven in wit has been profuse, 80 Want as much more, to turn it to its use ; For wit and judgment eet Achilles, to the gods resign'd, ['o reason yield the empire o'er h "Fis more to guide, than spur the muse's steed; Restrain lus fury, than provoke his speed : The winged...
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Memoirs of sir William Knighton, bart. Including his correspondence, Volume 1

lady Dorothea Knighton - 1838
...whom heaven in wit has been profuse, 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.' . , . . " There is one part of your letter that deserves my particular attention — nay, it deserves...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...whom Heaven in wit lias been profuse, Want as much more, to turn it to its use ; For wit and judgment ugh he who rules the main Lend his strong aid, his aid he lends ín vain. Ah shun the horrid gulf ! Muses' steed ; Restrain his fury, than provoke his speed ; The winged courser, like a generous horse,...
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A Theoretical and Practical Grammar of the French Language: In which the ...

Jean-Pons-Victor Lecoutz de Levizac - French language - 1844 - 467 pages
...: For wit and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife.4 'Tin more to guide than spur the muse's steed, Restrain his fury than provoke his speed :6 The winged courser, like a gen'rous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check its course.6 —...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...whom Heaven in wit4 has been profuse, Want as much more to turn it to its use ; For wit and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid,...winged courser, like a generous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check his course. Those rules of old discovered, not devised, Are nature still,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

England - 1845
...whom heaven in wit has been profuse, Want as much more to turn it to iU use ; For wit and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife, "i'is more to guide than spur the muse's steed, Restrain his fury, than provoke his speed ; The winged...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

Scotland - 1845
...following, wit is the creative power only, and judgment is the presiding criticism. " For wit and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife." The four closing verses, which doservedly ring in every ear, and grace every tougue — lucid and vigorous...
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A theoretical and practical grammar of the French tongue

Jean-Pons-Victor Lecoutz de Levizac - French language - 1846 - 446 pages
...nerve. For wit and judgment often are at strife, Tlio" meant each other's aid, like man and wife. 4 Tis more to guide, than spur the muse's steed ; Restrain his fury, than provoke his speed : 5 The winged courser, like a gen'rous horse, Shows most true mettle, when you check its course. 6...
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Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - Criticism - 1846 - 344 pages
...following, wit is the creative power only, and judgment is the presiding criticism. " For wit and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife." The four closing verses, which deservedly ring in every ear, and grace every tongue—lucid and vigorous—born...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847
...originally thus : " There are whom Heav'n has blest with store of Wit, Yet want as much again to manage it." 'Tis more to guide, than spur the Muse's steed ; Restrain his fury, than provoke his speed ; 85 The winged courser, like a gen'rous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check his course. Those...
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