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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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...Achitophel was first ; Л name to all succeeding ogee curst : For close designs and crooked counsels fit J , Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place,; In power unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace: A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1850
...Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place; In power unplciuiM, impatient of disgrace: A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pi^my body to decay, And o'er-inforiu'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd...
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Alton Locke: Tailor and Poet. An Autobiography

Charles Kingsley - 1850 - 371 pagina’s
...ill-health were upon him; and his sallow cheek, and ever-working lip, proclaimed too surely — The fiery soul which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay ; And o'er informed the tenement of clay. I longed to open my heart to him. Instinctively I felt that...
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Life of Algernon Sidney: With Sketches of Some of His Contemporaries and ...

George Van Santvoord - 1851 - 334 pagina’s
...For close designs and crooked counsels fit ; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfixt 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. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleased with the danger when...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...Achitophel was first ; A name to all succeeding ages curst: For close designs and crooked counsels fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power uupleas'd, impatient of disgrace : A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...Achitophel was first ; A name to all succeeding ages curst: For close designs and crooked counsels fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power uupleas'd, impatient of disgrace : A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body...
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THE LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORSAND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGLAND

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL, LL.D. F.R.S.E. - 1851
...of the most extraordinary characters in English history : u For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power unpleaVd impatient of disgrace : A daring pilot in extremity, Pleased with the danger when the waves...
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The Law Review and Quarterly Journal of British and Foreign ..., Volume 14

1851
...be said to travel on the broad gauge. They are usually thin and ^lively, and not a few have that " Fiery soul which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'erinforms the tenement of clay." We do not object, however, to a moderate and graceful rotundity....
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Selections from the Poetry of Dryden: Including His Plays and Translations

John Dryden - 1852 - 350 pagina’s
...Achitophel was first; A name to all succeeding ages curs'd: For close designs, and crooked counsels fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place; In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace : A fiery soul, which working out its way, Fretted the pigmy...
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Wynville; or, Clubs and coteries, by the author of 'The age of Pitt and Fox'.

Daniel Owen Madden - 1852
...will. In short, I thought, on looking at the young nobleman, of Dryden's lines on Shaftesbury : — " A fiery soul which working out its way Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er informed its tenement of clay." Lord John Rowland seemed then in very poor health, his cheeks...
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