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" Thy fame is just, the sage replies ; Thy virtue proves thee truly wise. Pride often guides the author's pen ; Books as affected are as men : But he who studies nature's laws, From certain truth his maxims draws ; And those, without our schools, suffice... "
A View of the Present State of the Salmon and Channel-fisheries: And of the ... - Seite 49
von James Cornish - 1824 - 217 Seiten
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Useful Instruction (In Matters Religious, Moral and Other.)

Motilal M. Munshi - 1904
...virtuous mind can morals glean. Thy fame is just, the Sage replies ; Thy virtue proves thee truly wise. Pride often guides the author's pen ; Books as affected are as men ; 167 But he who studies nature's laws, From certain truth his maxims draws ; And those, without our...
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The Speaker's Garland, Band 5

Phineas Garrett - 1910
...the gossip of society would perish if the books that are truly worth reading were but read. Dawson. Pride often guides the author's pen ; Books as affected are as men ; But he who studies nature's laws From certain truth his maxims draws; And those, without our schools,...
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1891-1904

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...nature and sink it into the condition of brutality.— ADDISON, JOSEPH, 1711, The Spectator, No. 166. Pride often guides the author's pen; Books as affected are as men; But lie who studies nature's laws, From certain truth his maxims draws; And those, without our schools,...
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A History of Augustan Fable

Mark Loveridge - 1998 - 280 Seiten
...and against bookish written morality - in a book of poems. Ah yes, says the responding Philosopher, 'Pride often guides the author's pen, / Books as affected are as men' (2, 302). An Elephant arguing with a Bookseller about bestiaries and criticism in a London shop is...
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Selected Poems

John Gay - 2003 - 95 Seiten
...virtuous mind can morals glean. Thy fame is just, the Sage replys, Thy virtue proves thee truly wise; 75 Pride often guides the author's pen, Books as affected are as men, But he who studys nature's laws From certain truth his maxims draws, And those, without our schools,...
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On Second Thought: Updating the Eighteenth-century Text

Debra Taylor Bourdeau, Elizabeth Kraft - 2007 - 301 Seiten
...shepherd is clearly juxtaposed with the wisdom of the schools. In the end, the philosopher admits, "Pride often guides the author's pen, / Books as affected are as men, / But he who studys nature's laws / From certain truth his maxim draws." It is noteworthy that the...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers
...mind can morals glean." " Thy fame is just," the sage replies ; " Thy virtue proves thee truly wise. Pride often guides the author's pen ; Books as affected are as men : But he who studies nature's laws, From certain truth his maxims draws ; And those, without our schools,...
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