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" Hail, happy genius of this ancient pile! How comes it all things so about thee smile? The fire, the wine, the men! and in the midst Thou stand'st as if some mystery thou didst! "
The Book of Table-talk - Page 85
by Charles MacFarlane - 1836
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Letters of S[i]r Francis Bacon ... written during the reign of King James ...

Francis Bacon - Great Britain - 1702 - 302 pages
...Honour of which Benj. Johnfon Confecrates the following Perfet, addrefs'd to the Genius of the Place. Hail Happy Genius of this ancient Pile ! How comes it all things fo about the fmile ? The Firejthe Wine, the Men? and in the midft Thou ftand'ft, as iffome Mjfttry...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...whenihuy fin" fo mary mert in one. It will be flume for them if they have none. Lord <um'l Birtb-Jfj. HAIL happy genius of this ancient pile '. How comes it all things fo about thcc fmile ' The fire, the wine, the men ! and in the ir.idi Thciu Oand'fl as if Iome myflcry...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...known : For when they find so many meet in one, It will be shame for them, if they have none.5 LXX. ON LORD BACON'S BIRTH-DAY. Hail, happy GENIUS of this...pile ! How comes it all things so about thee smile ? * J This is an excellent little poem. There seems to hare been no occasion for suppressing the lady's...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...good genius of the mansion, not exulting, but dejected, humbled, and about to depart for ever. (a) " Hail, happy genius of this ancient pile ! How comes...so about thee smile ? The fire, the wine, the men ? and in the midst Thou stand'st, as if some mystery thou didst. Pardon, I read it in thy face ; the...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...good genius of the mansion, not exulting, but dejected, humbled, and about to depart for ever. (a) " Hail, happy genius of this ancient pile ! How comes...so about thee smile ? The fire, the wine, the men ? and in the midst Thou stand'st, as if some mystery thou didst. Pardon, 1 read it in thy face ; the...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - Great Britain - 1835 - 367 pages
...this occasion the following verses were composed, and most likely recited by the poet himself: — ' Hail, happy genius of this ancient pile ! How comes...so about thee smile ? The fire, the wine, the men? and in the midst Thou stand'st, as if some mystery thou didst. Pardon, I read it in thy face ; the...
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Memoirs of the Court of England During the Reign of the Stuarts ..., Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1840
...disgraced minister. Though the lines are occasionally harsh, the compliment is felicitously introduced. Hail, happy Genius of this ancient pile ! How comes...so about thee smile ? The fire, the wine, the men ? and in the midst Thou stand'st, as if some mystery thou didst ! Pardon, I read it in thy face, the...
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Memoirs of the court of England during the reign of the Stuarts ..., Volume 1

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1840
...occasionally harsh, the compliment is felicitously introduced. Hail, happy Genius of this ancient pile I How comes it all things so about thee smile ? The fire, the wine, the men ? and in the midst Thou stand'st, as if some mystery thou didst ! Pardon, I read it in thy face, the...
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volume 15

Literature - 1841
...disgraced minister. Though the lines are occasionally harsh, the compliment is felicitously introduced. Hail, happy genius of this ancient pile! How comes...things so about thee smile* The fire, the wine, the men I and in the midst Thon stand'st, as if some mystery thou didst! Pardon. 1 read it in thy face, the...
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The Great Oyer of Poisoning: the Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the ...

Andrew AMOS (Professor of Laws, Cambridge.) - 1846 - 551 pages
...prosperity, Ben Jonson addressed to him one of the most elegant and classical of his " Underwoods." ON LORD BACON'S BIRTHDAY. Hail, happy Genius of this...so about thee smile ? The fire, the wine, the men ! and in the midst Thou stand'st as if some mystery thou did'st ! Pardon, I read it in thy face, the...
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