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" DOUBTLESS the pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat ; As lookers-on feel most delight That least perceive a juggler's sleight, And still, the less they understand, The more... "
Hudibras, in three parts. Repr. of ed. of 1779 [ed. by A. Murray]. - Seite 74
von Samuel Butler - 1869
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Hudibras

Samuel Butler - 1861 - 498 Seiten
...Lady goes in quest Of Sidrophel the Rosycrucian, To know the Dest'nies' resolution: 'With whom h'ing met, they both chop logic About the science astrologic...pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat; As lookers-on feel most delight That least perceive a juggler's sleight, And still, the less they understand,...
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Hudibras: The first [-third and last] part

Samuel Butler - 1709 - 226 Seiten
.... . .: .«., v 1 :. )1».i. . r • • > ^ . CANTO III. • • f , , * t , DOubtlefs tlie'Mafure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat $ '\ .. - • ;"• As Lookers on feeT moll' Delight, That leaft petcdVe a Jugler's Slight ^ ; And ftill the lefs the'furiderftand, 'f-...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Band 14

1802
...And by the greatness of his noise, Prov'd fittest for his country's choice. V. 469. DOCTOR BRODUM. Doubtless the pleasure is as great Of being cheated as to cheat ; Some with a med'cine and receipt Are drawn to nibble at the bait. C. jri— M. MR. ADDINGTON. Quoth...
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Select British Classics, Band 10

1803
...grows every day more scanty. Mr. Solid has found an opportunity every night to repeat from Hudibras, Doubtless the pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat. And from Waller. Poets lr.se half the praise they would have got, Were it but known that they discreetly...
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Hudibras: In Three Parts : Written in the Time of the Late Wars

Samuel Butler - 1805 - 384 Seiten
...I.cgick About thi Science Astrologick, Tiil falling from Diseute to Fight, The Conl'rer's worsted by I he Knight. DOUBTLESS the pleasure is as great Of being cheated as to cheat; As lookers-on fef 1 most delight, That least perceive a jugler's slight ; «. And still the less they...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...In the wily snake Whatever sleights, none would suspicious mark, As from his wit and native subtilty Doubtless the pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat ; As lockers on feel most delight, That least perceive the juggler's sleigh. HuJib. Good humour is but a...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...science astruluiric; Till falling from dispute to light, The conjurer's worsted by the knight. DOCBTLESS the pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat ; As lookers-on feel most delight, That least perceive a juggler's sleight, And, still the less they understand,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Band 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...grows every day more scanty. Mr. Solid has found an opportunity every night to repeat from Hudibras, Doubtless the pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat ; and from Waller, Poets lose half the praise they would have got, Were it but known that they discreetly...
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Hudibras: Poem

Samuel Butler - 1812 - 410 Seiten
...science astrologic; Till falling from dispute Co fight. The Conj'rei*g worsted by the Knight. CoUBTLESS the pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat; , As lookers-on feel most delight, That least perceive a juggler's sleight; And still the less they understand,...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress ..., Bände 1-2

Robert Deverell - 1813
...the Dest'nies' resolution ; With whom b'ing met, they both chop logic, About the science estrologic ; Till falling from dispute to fight, The conj'rer's...pleasure is as great Of being cheated, as to cheat : As lookers-on feel most delight, That least perceive a juggler's slight; And still the less they understand,...
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