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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 - Pagina 444
1847
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The Westminster Review, Volume 157

1902
...independence. AN AMERICAN. ANECDOTES OF A GREAT PARTY LEADER. " For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit. Restless, unfixed in principles and place, In power impleased, impatient of disgrace, A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1824
...throne, 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 to all succeeding ages cursed ; For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit; Restless,...
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Westminster Hall: Or, Professional Relics and Anecdotes of the Bar, Bench ...

Henry Roscoe - 1825
...For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit j Restless, unfix'd in principles and place, In power unpleased, 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."...
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History of Remarkable Conspiracies Connected with European History, During ...

John Parker Lawson - 1829
...Drydcn has described this statesmen in a strain of exquisite satire in his Absalom and Achitophel : " The false Achitophel was first A name to all succeeding ages curst ; For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; liestless, unfixed in principles and place, Jn...
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Southennan, Volume 3

John Galt - 1830
...over with intimations as dismal as the lurid sentence of the Babylonian King. vOL. ii r. CHAPTER IV. " For close designs and crooked councils fit. Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit." DRYDEN. BUT whatever was the distressful state of the Queen's mind, it was enviable compared to that...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1832
...celebrated Earl of Shaftesbury, under the name of Achitophel. A man, insinuating, imposing in VOL. I. K A name to all succeeding ages curst : For close designs,...Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place ; private, eloquent, daring in public, full of resources in both ;...
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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
...him we are content to say, (with some reservation, however,) as Dryden did of his predecessor — ' 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; Restless, unfixed 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
...him we are content to say, (with some reservation, however,) as Dryden did of his predecessor — ' 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 ; Restless, unfixed in principles and place, In...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...throne, Were rais'd in power and puhlic oflice high 4 Strong hands, if hands ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitophel was first ;* A name...succeeding ages curst : For close designs, and crooked counsels fit ; Sagacious, hold, and turhulent of wit ; Restless, unftYd in principles and place ; ID...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...ihn power to which they could not ģise. Some had in courts been great, and thrown from thence, blow, Of these the false Achitophel was first ;* A name to all succeeding agea curst : For close designs, and crooked counsels fit ; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ;...
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