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" A fiery soul, which working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-informed the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity, Pleased with the danger, when the waves went high, He sought the storms ; but for a calm unfit, Would steer... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Pagina 294
1821
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell, Mrs. Hardcastle (Mary Scarlett Campbell) - 1845
...young, strong and active, but from the life he led, he early showed symptoms of premature old age. *' A fiery soul which working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay." I wish, for many reasons, that I could have spoken of him...
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Wit and Humor, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 357 pagina’s
...ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitophel was first, — A name to all succeeding ages curst ; For close designs and crooked councils fit ; Sagacious,...Restless, unfix'd in principles and place, In power unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery soul, that working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 261 pagina’s
...ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitophel was first, — A name to all succeeding ages curst ; For close designs and crooked councils fit ; Sagacious,...Restless, unfix'd in principles and place, In power unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery soul,'lhat working out its way, } Fretted the pigmy body...
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - 1847 - 456 pagina’s
...close designs and crooked counsels fit ; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfixed in principles and place, In power unpleased, impatient...working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-informed the tenement of clay, &c. Arlington House was pulled down by the no less celebrated...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1847
...Achitophel was first; A name to all succeeding ages curst : For close designs ami crooked counsels seems to shake the spheres. The unplcaVd, impnticnt of disgrace: A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 22

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1847
...true, having passed under the writer's THE MILITARY CAREER OF THE CELEBRATED EARL OF PETERBOROUGH. " A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, \nd o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay." CHARLES MOHDAUNT, Earl of Peterborough, was one of the most...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 6

1847
...young, strong and active ; but from the life he led, he early showed symptoms of premature old age. ' A fiery soul which working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-mform'd the tenement of clay.' " We must conclude by some passages from the life of Lord Chancellor...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 12

1847
...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 soul, that working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-informed the tenement of clay.''...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848
...Hecate ? Why is she called triple Hecate f What is meant by her team ? Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel. A fiery soul, which working out its way") Fretted the pigmy body to decay L And o'er-informed the tenement of clay; I A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleased with the danger when...
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Notes and Queries

1893
...meaning to a Czech, and hence it was found necessary to add the vernacular vuz to explain what it meant. A fiery soul which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay. Dryden. And his own thoughts along that rugged way Pursued like raging hound«, their father and their...
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