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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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Works, Including His Letters to His Son, &c: To which is Prefixed an ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1853 - 647 pages
...much again to govern it. And in another place, I doubt with too much truth, For wit and judgment ever are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife. The Germans are very seldom troubled with any extraordinary ebullitions or effervescences of wit, and...
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Putnam's Magazine: Original Papers on Literature, Science, Art, and National ...

1854
...again to govern It' And in another place, I doubt with too much truth — ' For wit and judgment ever are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife.' " Hardly any two other men could be found better qualified to pronounce judgment upon the profitableness...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...with store of wit, Yet want as much agnln to manage It For wit and judgment often are at strife, 82 Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife,...winged courser, like a generous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check his course. Those rules, of old discover'd, not devised, Are Nature still,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...with store of wit, Yet want as much again to manage it For wit and judgment often are at strife, 82 Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife,...winged courser, like a generous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check his course. Those rules, of old discover'd, not devised, Are Nature still,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856
...in wit4 has been profuse, Want as much more to turn it to its use ; For wit and judgment often arc at strife, Though 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 ; The winged courser, like a generous horse,...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...• 1 or wit and judgment often are at strife* 1 hough meant each other's aid, like man and wife. Us more to guide than spur the muse's steed .Restrain his fury than provoke his speed : ' Ine winged courser, like. a generous horse blows most true mettle when you check his course. 1...
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The Williams Quarterly, Volumes 4-5

Universities and colleges - 1857
...SCUDDER, THOMA3 POST, I R. HALSTRD WAR!*, WILLIAM WHITE. TASTE » s . EDUCATION. " For Taste and judgment often are at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man and wife." — POPE. AMONG those poetical expressions with which we are so familiar that we always assent to their...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1859
...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,...winged courser, like a generous horse, Shows most true mettle when you check his course. Those rules of old, discover'd, not devis'd, Are nature still,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1859
...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,...like man and wife. 'Tis more to guide, than spur the Muses' steed ; Restrain his fury, than provoke his speed; The winged courser, like a generous norse,...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1860
...wit has been profuse, 80 Want as much more, to turn it to its use ; For wit and judgment often arc at strife, Though meant each other's aid, like man...fury, than provoke his speed: The winged courser, like u generous horse. Shows most true mettle when you clictU his court* , Those rule« of old discovcr'd,...
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