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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 Tewkesbury yearly register and magazine [ed. by J. Bennett].

James Bennett - 1840
...Medal," severely satirizes Shaftesbury : in the former of these poems he is thus characterized — " 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, which working out its way, " Fretted the pigmy body...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India ...

1840
...the common standard of humanity to look at him, or differ in opinion in the slightest degree. His was A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay. He excelled (in his own estimation) in long stories, which he told with an extraordinary minuteness...
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The works of Daniel De Foe [ed.] by W. Hazlitt, Volume 2

Daniel Defoe - 1840
...restless tenant within. The famous lines of Dryden might be happily applied to the Earl of Peterborough : A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er informed the tenement tof clay. His face, judging from the print in Dr Birch's 'Lives,' was...
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The Memoirs of Captain George Carleton: and The Life and Adventures of Mrs ...

Daniel Defoe - 1840 - 418 pagina’s
...restless tenant within. The famous lines of Dryden might be happily applied to the earl of Peterborough : A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er informed the tenement of clay. His face, judging from the print in Dr. Birch's Lives> was...
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The Memoirs of Captain George Carleton: And The Life and Adventures of Mrs ...

Daniel Defoe - 1840 - 418 pagina’s
...tenant within. The famous lines of Dryden might be happily applied to the earl of Peterborough : A Aery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er informed the tenement of clay. His face, judging from the print in Dr. Birch's Lives> was...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 716 pagina’s
...Achitophel was first, A name to all succeeding ages curst ; For close designs, and crooked counsels ncing from the east, and leads with her The flow'ry...the pale primrose. Hail, bounteous May ! that dost And o'er inform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleased with the daugerwhen the...
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The works of Daniel Defoe: with a memoir of his life and writings, Volume 2

Daniel Defoe - 1841
...tenant | within. The famous lines of Dryden might be happily applied to the Earl of Peterj borough : kind of dwelling to make ; whether I should make me a cave in the dc'cay, And o'er informed the tenement of clay. His face, judging from the print in Dr Birch's 'Lives,'...
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The Living Age, Volume 15

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-infirmed the tenement of clay."...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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-informed5 the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremety ; Pleased with the danger when...
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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
...most extraordinary characters in English history : BURY**™" " For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place ; In power unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace : A daring pilot in extremity, Pleas'd with the danger when the waves...
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