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" Of these the false Achitophel was first; A name to all succeeding ages curst: For close designs and crooked councils fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit; Restless, unfixed in principles and place; In power unpleased, impatient of disgrace: A fiery... "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 444
1847
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1801
...ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achithophel was first, i54 A name to all succeeding agescurs'd; For close designs and crooked councils fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Kestless, unrtx'd in principles and place, In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace: A fiery soul,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...VII. Were raised in power and public office high ; Strong bands, if bands ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitophel * was first ; A name...succeeding ages curst : For close designs, and crooked counsels fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Kestless, unfixed in principles and place; In...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - 1808
...high ; Strong bands, if bands ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitophel * was first ; "K A name to all succeeding ages curst : For close designs, and crooked counsels fit ; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfixed in principles and place; In...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...throne, Were rais'd in |>ow'r and jniUic orlicc high ; Strong bands, if bands ungrateful men could lie. d him twice: To the same life none ever twice awoke....call the brook the same ; the same we think 3ur life counsels fit ; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Hcsiless, unfix'd in principles and place; In...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...pnhlic oflice kigni Strong bands, 'it bands ongrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitnphel was first; A name to all succeeding ages curst: For close designs and crooked couusclt fit; Sagacious, hold, and turbulent of nit ; Restless, unfix' d in principles and place; In...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1832
...(with some reservation, however,) as Dryden did of his predecessor — ' Of these the false Achitoplicl was first — A name to all succeeding ages curst; For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit; Restless, unfixed in principles and place, In...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...throne, Were rais'il in pmrer and public office high; Strong bands, if band^ ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitophel was first; A name to all succeeding aces curst: For close designs, and crooked counsels fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless,...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - 1812 - 410 pages
...his character in his Poem of Absolom and Achitophel with great strength and force of colouring : " Of these the false Achitophel was first; A name to...succeeding ages curst, For close designs, and crooked cotmseli fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit: Restless, unfix'd in principle and place; In power...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812
...edition of the Absalom and Acbitofbcl. The memorable verses, which satiri2e him, cannot be forgot. s " For close designs and crooked councils fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit : Restless, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power unpleas'd, impatient in disgrace; A fiery soul. which, working...
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Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 3

Arthur Collins - 1812
...edition of the Absalom and Acbuofbil. The memorable verses1 Which satirize him, cannot be forgot. " For close designs and crooked councils fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit : Restless, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power unpleas'd, impatient in disgrace; A fiery soul, which, working...
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