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" So, naturalists observe, a flea Hath smaller fleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad infinitum. "
Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the Advancement of ... - Page 243
by Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - 1881
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1787
...limb, While others do as much for him. 350 The vermin only tease and pinch Their foes superior by an inch. So nat'ralists observe a flea Hath smaller fleas...him prey, And these have smaller still to bite 'em, 355 Thus ev'ry poet in his kind Is bit by him that comes behind, Who, tho' too little to be seen, Can...
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The Works, Volume 11

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...limb from limb; While others do as much for him. SWIFT'S POEMS. So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad mfnttum. Thus every poet, in his kind, Is bit by him that comes behind : Who, though too little to...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...The vermin only teaze and pinch Their foes superior by an inch. So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey; And- these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad infinitum. Thus, every poet, in his kind, Is bit by him that comes behind : Who, though too little to be seen,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 1, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...do as much for him. The vermin only tease and pinch Their foes superior by an inch. So naturalists observe a flea Hath smaller fleas, that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'en*, And 90 proceed ad inftnitum. Thus every poet in his kind Is bit by him that comes behind. Who,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Lansdowne, Yalden ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...vermin only tease and pinch Their foes superior by an inch. So, naturalists observe, a flea I lath smaller fleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em. And so proceed ad infinitum. Thus every poet in his kind Is bit by him that comes behind : Who, though too little to be seen, Can...
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Lansdowne, Yalden, Tickell, Hammond, Somervile, Savage, Swift

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...The vermin only tease and pinch Their foes superior by an inch. So, naturalists observe, a flea rlath smaller fleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad infimtum. Thus every poet in his kind Is bit by him that comes behind : Who, though too little to be...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 11

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...The vermin only tease and pinch Their foes superior by an inch. So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed adinfinitwn. Thus every poet, in his kind, Is bit by him that comes behind : Who, though too little...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 11

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...only tease and pinch Their foes superior by an inch. So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller lleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, Aud so proceed adiiifiuitttm. Thus every poet, in his kind, Is bit by him that comes behind : Who,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous poems

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...The vermin only teaze and pinch Their foes superior by an inch. So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad infinitum. Thus every poet, in his kind, Is bit by him that comes behind : Who, though too little to be seen,,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellaneous poems

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1814
...The vermin only teaze and pinch Their foes superior by an inch. So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad inftnitinn. Thus every poet, in his kind, Is bit by him that comes behind : ' Who, though too little...
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