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" This single stick, which you now behold ingloriously lying in that neglected corner, I once knew in a flourishing state in a forest: it was full of sap, full of leaves, and full of boughs: but now, in... "
The Works of D. Jonathan Swift: In Nine Volumes - Page 47
1752
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse 1711

1711 - 416 pages
...which you now behold Inglorioufly lying in that neglected Corner, ^ I once" knew in a Flouriftring State in a Foreft, it was full of Sap, full of Leaves, and full of Boughs 3 but now, in vain does the bufie Art of Mm pretend to Vye with Nature, by tying that withered Bundle...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1713 - 414 pages
..., I once knew in * flourifhing State in a 3 A MeditaliwL ;LL Foreft ; it was full of Sap, , fylj^of Leaves, and full of Boughs : but now, in vain does the bufy Art.of Man pretend to vye with Nature , by tying that' 'withef 'd '^\i^dle of jTwTgs;to -its faplefs...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse

Jonathan Swift, Joseph Addison - 1721 - 279 pages
...higlorioufly ' lying in that' is fflected CJorner, .1 once knew iri,; ao'urifhins State in a Foreil ; it was full of Sap, full of Leaves, and full of Boughs ; but now in' vaiiudoes the bufy Art of Man prtr tend to vyie' with '.Nature, by tying .a wither'4 Bundle of Twigs...
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The Works of J. S. ..

Jonathan Swift - 1735
...••^•••""^ ™""" HIS fingle Stick, which you novr behold inglorioufly lying in that ne? glefted Corner, I once knew in a flourifhing State in a Foreft...But now, in vain does the bufy Art of Man pretend to yye with Nature, by tying that withered Bundle of Twigs to its faplefs Trunk : Ic is now at bsft but...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1742
...Stick, which you now behold inglorioufly lying in that neglected Corner, I once knew in a flourishing State in a Foreft : It was full of Sap, full of Leaves,...But now, in vain does the bufy Art of Man pretend to vie with Nature, by tying that withered Bundle of Twigs to its faplefs Trunk : It is 56 A MEDITATION...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...corner, I ofce knew in a flouriihing ftate in a forreft : it was full of fap, full of leaves, and fall of boughs : but now, in vain does the bufy art of...nature, by tying that withered bundle of twigs to its faplcfo trunk : it is now at beft but the reverfe of what it was ; a tree turned upfide down, the branches...
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The Works ...: With the Author's Life and Character, Notes [etc ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - English literature - 1761
...lying in that neglefted corner, I once knew in a flouriihing (late in a foreft : it was full of fap, full of leaves, and full of boughs: but now, in vain does the bufy art of man pretend 10 vye with nature, by tying that withered bundle of twigs to its (spiels trunk : it is now at bed...
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A Supplement to Dr. Swift's Works: Containing Miscellanies in Prose and Verse,

Jonathan Swift - 1765 - 428 pages
...lying in that neglefted corner, I once knew in a flourifhing ftate in a. foreft : it was full of Tap, full of leaves, and full of boughs : but now in vain...vye with nature, by tying that withered bundle of twigg to its faplefs trunk : it is now at beft but the reverfe of what it was, a tree turned upfide...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 7

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1784
...lying in that neglected corner, I once knew in a flourifhing ftate in a fbreft. It was full of Tap, full of leaves, and full of boughs : But now, in vain does the bufy art of man pretend to vie with nature, by tying that withered bundle of twigs to its faplefs trunk. It is now at beft but...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...behold ingloriously lying in that neglected corner, I once knew in a flourishing state in a forest : it was full of sap, full of leaves, and full of boughs : but now, in vain does the busy art of man pretend to vie with nature, by tying that withered bundle of twigs to its sapless trunk...
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