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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. A daring pilot in extremity, Pleased with the danger, when the waves went high, He sought the storms ; but for a calm unfit, Would steer... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 294
1821
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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,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...Sagacious, bold, and 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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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...Sagacious, bold, and 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...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...Letter from Sir Anthony Ashley Cooper, Restless, unfixt 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 o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...close designs, and crooked counsels fit ; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfixed in principles and place; In power unpleased, impatient...fiery soul, which, working out its way, "^ Fretted the pigmy-body to decay, > And o'er-informed the tenement of clay ; } A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleased...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...close designs, and crooked counsels fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Kestless, unfixed in principles and place; In power unpleased, impatient...disgrace ; A fiery soul, which, working out its way, "1 Fretted the pigmy-body to decay, / And o'er-informed the tenement of clay ; -) A daring pilot in...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...office high ; Strong bands, if bands ungrateful men could tie. For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place, In pow'r uupleas'd, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery sonl, which, working out its way, 1 Fretted the pigmy...
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Memoirs of Capt. George Carleton, an English Officer: Including Anecdotes of ...

Daniel Defoe, George Carleton - British - 1808 - 463 pages
...restless 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 pigmy body to decay, :. ' And o'er informed the tenement of clay. , : ... . • , . His face, judging from the print in...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...Sagacious, hold, and turbulent of nit ; Restless, unfix' d in principles and place; In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace: A fiery soul, which, working out its way, ) Fretted (he pigmy body to-decay, I And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. \ A daring pilot in extremity ;...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...Achitophel was first; A name to all succeeding aces curst: For close designs, and crooked counsels fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place; In power unpleas'd, impotent of disgrace: A fiery soul, which, working out its way, - Fretted the pigmy-body...
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