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" Should be an afs through choice, not want of wit; Whofe foppery, without the help of fenfe, Could ne'er have rofe to fuch an excellence : Nature 's as lame in making a true fop As a philofopher ; the very top And dignity of folly we attain By ftudious... "
The invisible spy, by Explorabilis - Page 238
by Eliza Haywood - 1773
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The Works of John Earl of Rochester: Containing Poems, on Several Occasions ...

John Wilmot Earl of Rochester - 1714 - 314 pages
...without the help of Senfe, Could ne'er hare rofc to fuch an Excellence. Nature's at lame in making a tnte Fop As a Philofopher, the very Top And Dignity of Folly, we artain By ftudious Search, and Labour of the Brain : By Obfervarion, Counfel, and deep Thought :. God...
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The Invisible Spy, Volume 2

Eliza Fowler Haywood - English fiction - 1755
...excellence : ' Nature's as lame in making a true fop * As a philofoper : the very top * And • And dignity of folly, we attain By ftudious fearch, and labour of the ' brain; By obfervation, council, and deep thought; God never made a coxcomb worth a groat: We owe that name to...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...wit; Whofe foppery, without the help of fenfe, Could ne'er have rofe to fuch an excellence : Nature 's as lame in making a true fop As a philofopher ; the...ftudious fearch and labour of the brain, By obfervation, cour.icl, and deep thought : God never made a coxcomb worth a groat ; We owe that name to induftry...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...\Vhole foppery, without the help of fenfe, Could ne'er have rofe to fuch an excellence : Nature 's as lame in making a true fop As a philofopher ; the very top And dignity of folly we attain liy ftudious fearch and labour of the brain, I5y obfervation, cnunfel, and deep thought : God never...
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The Works of the English Poets: Rochester; Roscommon, Yalden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...Could ne'er have rofe to fuch an excellence : Kature 's as lame in making a true fop As a philofnpher ; the very top And dignity of folly we attain By ftudious fearch and labour of the brain, By obfervation, counitl, and deep thought : God never made a coxcomb worth a groat ; We owe that name to tnduftry and...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...; Whofe foppery, without the help of fenfe, Could ne'er have rofe to fuch an excellence : Nature 's as lame in making a true fop, • As a philofopher ; the very top VOL. XV. D And And dignity of folly we attain By ftudious fearch and labour of the brain, By obfervation,...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...Whofe foppety, without the help of fcnfe, Could ne'er have rofe to fuch an excellence : Nature 's a lame in making a true fop, As a philofopher; the very top And dignity of folly we attain By (ludious fearch and labour of >}re or*n. By obfcrvation, counfel, and deep thought : God never made...
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...< i Whofc foppery, without the help of fenfc, Could ne'er have rofe to fuch an eicelkoct: Nature 's as lame in making a true fop, As a philofopher ; the very top And dignity of folly we attain By (bulimis fearch and labour of the brain, By obfervation, counfel, and deep thought : God never made...
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