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" ... mist delude, Shuns fancied ills, or chases airy good. How rarely reason guides the stubborn choice, Rules the bold hand, or prompts the suppliant voice, How nations sink, by darling schemes oppress'd, When Vengeance listens to the fool's request.... "
Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften: Bd ... - Page 195
by Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - 1788
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - English poetry - 1755
...darling fchemes opprefs'4, When vengeance liftens to the fool's requeft. Fate wings with ev'ry wifh th' affliftive dart, Each gift of nature, and each...pow'rful breath, And reftlefs fire precipitates on death. f But fcarce obferv'd the knowing and the bold, Fall in the gen'ral maflacre of gold ; Wide-wafting...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...darling fchemes opprefs'd, When vengeance liflens to the fool's requeft. Fate wings with ev'ry wifh th' affliftive dart, Each gift of nature, and each...grace of art, With fatal heat impetuous courage glows, i With fatal fweetnefs elocution flows, Impeachment flops the fpeaker's pow'rful breafh, And reftlefs...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...darling fchemes opprefs'd, When vengeance liftens to the fool's requeft. Fate wings with ev'ry wifh th' affliftive dart. Each gift of nature, and each...grace of art, With fatal heat impetuous courage glows, '.; 'i With fatal fweetnefs elocution flows, Impeachment flops the fpeaker's pow'rful breath, And reftlefs...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...opprefs'd, When vengeance liftens to the fool's requeft. Fate wings with every wifh th' afflictive dart, Each, gift of nature, and each grace of art,...pow'rful breath, And reftlefs fire precipitates on death. b But fcarce obferv'd the knowing and the bold, Fall in the gen'ral maflacre of gold ; Wide-wafting...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

English poetry - 1765
...opprefs'd, "When vengeance liftens to the fool's requeft. Fate wings with every wifh th' afflictive dart, Each gift of nature, and each grace of art,..."With fatal fweetnefs elocution flows, Impeachment ftops the fpeaker's pow'rful breath, And reftlefs fire precipitates on death. b But fcarce obferv'd...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...requeft. Fate wings with every wifh th' afflictive dart, Each gift of nature, and each grace of art, V ' With fatal heat impetuous courage glows, With fatal fweetnefs elocution flows, Impeachment ftops the fpeaker's pow'rful breath, And reftlefs fire precipitates on death. b But fcarce obferv'd...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1770
...wings with every wifh th' afflictive dart, Each gift of nature, and each grace of art, . . . \Vith fatal heat impetuous courage glows, With fatal fweetnefs...pow'rful breath, And reftlefs fire precipitates on death. b But fcarce obferv'd the knowing and the bold, Fall in the gen'ral maflacre of gold ; Wide-wafting...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...opprefs'd, When Vengeance liftens to the Fool's Requeft. Fate wings with ev'ry Wifh th' afflictive Dart, Each Gift of Nature, and each Grace of Art,...With fatal Heat impetuous Courage glows, With fatal Sweetnjfs Elocution flows, Impeachment ftops the Speaker's pow'rful Breath, And reftlefs Fire precipitates...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...opprefs'd, When Vengeance liftens to the Fool's Requeft. Fate wings with ev'ry Wifli th' afflictive Dart, Each Gift of Nature, and each Grace of Art, With fatal Heat impetuous Courage glows, . ,. i With fatal Sweetnsfs Elocution flows, - .. ic;i"' Impeachment flops the Speaker's ppw'rful Breath,...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

English poetry - 1781
...opprefs'd, When vengeance liflens to the fool's requeft. Fate wings with ev'ry wifh th' afflictive dart, Each gift of nature, and each grace of art ;...With fatal fweetnefs elocution flows ; Impeachment ftops the fpeaker's pow'rful h/eath, And reftlefs fire precipitates on death. Bat fcarce obferv'd,...
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