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" How science dwindles, and how volumes swell. How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the Sun. "
Hamlet travestie: with burlesque annotations - Pagina 71
door John Poole - 1811
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1890 - 275 pagina’s
...one who lets them alone — may not too painfully illustrate, for the thousand and first time, " How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun." THE FORM. The various forms taken by the modern Essay under the hands of such masters as Lamb, De Quincey,...
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London of To-day: An Illustrated Handbook for the Season 1892

Charles Eyre Pascoe - 1892 - 434 pagina’s
...profitable than in running haphazard in London, after this preacher and that, only to find — "How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun." When all else fails, we perhaps may be drawn into the competition with the average Sunday-sermon composer,...
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Orthometry: A Treatise on the Art of Versification and the Technicalities of ...

Robert Frederick Brewer - 1893 - 376 pagina’s
...thou canst not see ; All discord, harmony not understood; All partial evil, universal good. Pope. How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun. Young. And as a child, when scaring sounds molest, Clings close and closer to his mother's breast,...
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Seven Thousand Words Often Mispronounced!. 45th Thousand Carefully Rev ...

William Henry Pinkney Phyfe - 1898 - 574 pagina’s
...therefore, that I shall not be held amenable to the criticism involved in Young's familiar couplet : " How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun." WlLLIAM HENRY P. PHYFE, NEW YORK, March 12, 1889. CONTENTS. PAG8 PREFACE 5 THE SOUNDS OF THE ENGLISH...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1896 - 772 pagina’s
...authors damn'd have their revenge in this, — To see what wretches gain the praise they miss. YOUNG. How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun. YOUNG. One judges as the weather dictates, right The poem is at noon, and wrong at night; Another judges...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 pagina’s
...b rushers of noblemen's clothes. c. Attributed to SIR HENRY WOTTON by BACON. Apothegms. No. 04. How agnalls 1 d. YOUNG — Lore of Fame. Satire VII. L.97. CRUELTY. Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands...
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The Essays: Or Counsels, Civil and Moral of Francis Bacon ... Ed., with an ...

Francis Bacon - 1900 - 275 pagina’s
...one who lets them alone — may not too painfully illustrate, for the thousand and first time, " How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun." THE FORM. The various forms taken by the modern Essay under the hands of such masters as Lamb, De Quincey,...
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The Missing Links: Or, The Anglo-Saxons, the Ten Tribes of Israel ...

Morton W. Spencer - 1901
...to the good done by the numerous helps in Bible study it is sometimes true, as one has said : " How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun." The Anglo-Israelite's boast is, that he takes the Scriptures more as they read, since he has seen the...
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The Era Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, Volume 9

1902
...evidently borrowing from the former: The muse shall tell How science dwindles, and how volumes swell. How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun. Young— "Love of Fame." Satire VII. Line 95. Oh! rather give me commentators plain, Who with no deep...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 pagina’s
...thousands takes a specious name, War's glorious art, and gives immortal fame. Satire CM. Line 55. How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun. Line 97. The man that makes a character makes foes. To Mr. Pope. Epistlv i. Line 28. Their feet through...
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