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" A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-informed the tenement of clay... "
Alton Locke: Tailor and Poet. An Autobiography - Page 29
by Charles Kingsley - 1850 - 371 pages
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Poetical Miscellanies: Consisting of Original Poems and Translations

English poetry - 1714 - 318 pages
...Wit : Reftlcfs, unfixt in Principles and Place; In Pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of Difgrace : A firy Soul, which, working out its Way, > Fretted the Pigmy Body to Decay, \ And o'erinforrn'd the Tenement of Clay. J A daring Pilot in Extremity ; Pleas'd with the Danger, when the...
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Original Poems, Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1773
...Reftlefs, unfix'd in principles and place; In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of difgrace : A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger, when the...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...Rcftltfs, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power unpleas'd, impatient of difgrace. A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'cr-inform'd the tenement of clav. Adw Youth, beauty, graceful aftion, K But common int'rcft always...
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Anecdotes of Some Distinguished Persons, Chiefly of the Present ..., Volume 2

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1796
...Reftlefs, unfix'd in principles and place, In power unpleas'd, impatient of difgrace ; A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body...to decay, And o'er, informed the tenement of clay. Abfalem and Aclitofbtl. Lord Shaftefbury was, perhaps, one of the ableft debaters that ever fat in...
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Anecdotes of Some Distingushed Persons: Chiefly of the Present and ..., Volume 2

William Seward - Anecdotes - 1796
...Reftlefs, unfix'd in principles and place, In power unpleas'd, impatient of difgrace ; A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er inform'd the tenement of clay. Abfalom and Acbitopbel. Lord Shaftefbury was, perhaps, one of the ableft...
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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Refllefs, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power unpleas'd, impatient of dif^racc : A fiery foul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy -body to decay, And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity; Plcas'd wit!i the dancer when the...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...turbulent of wit ; Kestless, unrtx'd in principles and place, In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace: A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And oVi'-iiiform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity; r& Pleas'd with the danger, when...
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Edinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal, Volume 105

English literature - 1857
...ferment their mass of clay,' to that elsewhere described by the same great poet : — ' A fiery soul that working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er informed the tenement of clay, — ' we have every grade of relation between these separate faculties, which in their mysterious conjunction...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...turbulent of wit ; Restless, imfiv'd hi principles and place, In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-infornTd tbe tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity; Pleas'd witli the danger, when the...
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Memoirs of Capt. George Carleton, an English Officer: Including Anecdotes of ...

George Carleton, Daniel Defoe - British - 1808 - 463 pages
...tenant within. The famous lines of Dryden might be happily applied to the Earl of Peterborough : A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the...decay, :. ' And o'er informed the tenement of clay. , : ... . • , . His face, judging from the print in Dr Birch's Lives, was thin ; his eye lively and...
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