Letters of Mr. Pope, and several eminent persons, from the year 1705, to 1711 (Google eBook)

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printed and sold by the booksellers of London and Westminster, 1735
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Page 85 - ... me to live agreeably in the town, or contentedly in the country, which is really all the difference I set between an easy fortune and a small one.
Page 166 - My dear, it is only this, that you will never marry an old man again.
Page 123 - ... to one of the few, who (in any age) have come up to that character. I am...
Page 97 - I,) now you talk of Translators, what is your method of managing them? "Sir, (replied he,) those are the saddest pack of rogues in the world : in a hungry fit they'll swear they understand all the languages in the universe : I have known one of them take down a Greek book upon my counter, and cry, Ah, this is Hebrew, I must read it from the latter end.
Page 208 - Mr. Gay better than I, yet I had not once written to him in all his voyage. This I thought a convincing proof...
Page 166 - Catechism, as a kind of hint of the order of time in which they are to be taken.
Page 209 - Pardon me if I add a word of advice in the poetical way. Write something on the King, or Prince, or Princess. On whatsoever foot you may be with the court, this can do no harm.
Page 95 - Mr. Lintot began in this manner: 'Now, damn them! What if they should put it into the newspaper how you and I went together to Oxford?
Page 207 - I am to partake in your elevation ; if unhappy, you have still a warm corner in my heart, and a retreat at Binfield in the worst of times at your service.
Page 36 - I should myself be much better pleased, if I were told you called me your little friend, than if you complimented me with the title of a great genius, or an eminent hand, as Jacob does all his authors.

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