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" Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls must dive below. "
The Works of John Dryden, Volume XIII: Plays: All for Love, Oedipus, Troilus ... - Página 23
por John Dryden - 1985 - 672 páginas
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A Collection of Scarce, Curious and Valuable Pieces: Both in Verse and Prose

Walter Ruddiman - 1773 - 412 páginas
...years, before I hit upon almoft the fame words that he has in the following prologue to All for Love. Fops may have leave to level all they can, As pigmies wou'd be glad to top a man. Half-wits are fleas, fo little and fo light, We fcarce cou'd know they live, but that they...
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A collection of scarce, curious and valuable pieces, both in verse and prose ...

Collection - 1773
...years, before I hit upon almoft the fame words that he has in the following prologue to All for Love. Fops may have leave to level all they can, As pigmies wou'd be glad to top a man. Half-wits are fleas, fo little and fo light, We fcarce cou'd know they live, but that they...
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Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays...

John Bell - 1776
...they can think at all ; Errors like ft raws upon the furface flow, He who wouldfearch for pearls, muft dive below. Fops may have leave to level all they can, As pigmies would be glad to lop a man. Half-wits are fleas, fo little and ft light, Wefcarce could know they live,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...the right pl:u e. This Mr. Dryden has very agreeably remarked in those two celebrated lines, Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls must dive below. A true critic ought to dwell rather upon excellencies than imperfections, to discover the concealed...
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The Busy Body: A Comedy

Susanna Centlivre - 1797 - 112 páginas
...upon the surface flaw ; I • - ---- — f — -a•^l«,— rf — .,^£..— ./ \Hc who would starch for pearls must dive below . Fops may have leave to level all they can, As pigmies would be glad to lop a man. Half-wits arc fleas, so little and so light, We scarce could hnow they...
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Bell's British Theatre, Volume 16

John Bell - 1797
...to show that they can think at all. Errors like straws upon the surface flow ; He who would starch for pearls must dive below: Fops may have leave to level all they can, Ai pigmies would be glad to lop a man. Half-wits arejleas, so tittle and is light, We scarce could...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...right place. This Mr. Dryden has very agreeably remarked in those two celebrated lines : ' Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow ;• He who would search for pearls, must dive below.' A true critic ought to dwell rather upon excellencies than imperfections, to discover the concealed...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...the right place. This Mr. Dryden has very agreeably remarked in those two celebrated lines : Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow ; He who would search for pearls, must dive below. A true critic ought to dwell rather upon excellencies than imperfections, to discover the concealed...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 5

John Dryden - 1808
...brave man scorns to quarrel once a-day ; Like Hectors, in at every petty fray. Let those find fault whose wit's so very small, They've need to show that they can think at all ; Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls, must'dive below. Fops...
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The British Essayists, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...the right place. This Mr. Dryden has very agreeably remarked in, these two celebrated lines : Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow ; He who would search for pearls, must dive below. A true critic ought to dwell rather upon excellencies than imperfections, to discover the concealed...
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