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" Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure: Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain; Fought all his battles o'er again, And thrice he routed all his foes,... "
The Edinburgh literary journal; or, Weekly register of criticism and belles ... - Page 225
1829
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...Abner et d'Amasa) durant " la paix, comme il avoit fait, durant la guerre." A terrible man this Joab. And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain. The other passage he .renders, " Elle n'a point mange son pain dans 1'disivete." The meaning is very...
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The Miscellaneous Works of David Humphreys: Late Minister Plenipotentiary to ...

David Humphreys - United States - 1804 - 394 pages
...pleasure; . . ; Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. > ^ iv. Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain, Fought all his...routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain. The master saw the madness rise, His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; t And while he heav'n and earth...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...soldier's pleasure ; Rich the treasure , Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleasure after pain. 4Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain : Fought all his...routed all his foes ; and thrice he slew the slain. The master scuv the madness rise} His glowing cheeks , his ardent eyes 5 And while he heav'n and earth...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1804
...Ru/i the trcai'urf, Svattt the /-/ы/rirr, Sweet is fieafure ¡ifler [am. IV. Sooth'd with the found, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again ; And thrice he routed all his (oes; and thrice he flew the flain. The mailer faw the madnefi rife; His glowing cheeks, his ardent...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...; Sweet is pleasure after pain. Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain; Fought all his hattles o'er again : And thrice he routed all his foes ; and thrice he sle* the >lain. — The master saw the madness rise; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes; And while...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...weaver's reed. Ainsiu, SLAIN. The participle passive of j/ov. The slain of the Lord shall be many. Isaiah. The king grew vain, Fought all his battles o'er again...thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the ila'im. Vryden. To SLAKE. i<. a. [from slack, Skinner; from tlocJk, Islandick, to quench, £rf.] 1-...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
...pleafure; Rich the treaf'ure, Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleaiiire after pain. Sooth'd with the found, the king grew vain ; Fought all his battles o'er again...; And thrice he routed all his foes; and thrice he flew the flain. The matter faw the madnefs rife : His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes ; And, while...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...pleafure: Rich the treafure, Sweet the pleafure; Sweet is pleafure after pain. Sooth'd with the found, the king grew vain : Fought all his battles o'er again: And thrice he touted all his foes; and thrice he flew the flairs. The mafter faw the madnefs rife; His glowing cheeks,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1844
...made a bold defence in 1643, but was confronted by the furious Salmasins, of whom it may be sung : — Thrice he routed all his foes, And thrice he slew the slain. Spumea tura primum rabies vesana per ora Effluit. In his Gallican vanity he imagined that his first...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...soldier's pleasure ; Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure ; Sweet is pleasure after pain. Sooth' d with the sound the king grew vain; Fought all his...routed all his foes; and thrice he slew the slain. The master saw the madness rise ; His glowing cheeks, his ardent eyes : And while he heav'n and earth...
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