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" Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were... "
Two lectures, on the poetry of Pope, and on his own travels in America, by ... - Page 15
by George William F. Howard (7th earl of Carlisle.) - 1850
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...he ne'er cblig'd; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; 210 While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And...praise—- Who but must laugh, if such a man there be? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he! Wh«t tho' my name stood rubric on the walls, 2; j Orplaister'd...
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Bell's edition: The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796
...to commend, 205 Dreading ev'a foals, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little senate laws. And sit attentive to his own applause; 210 While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...contest, Approves of each, but likes the worst the best; Like Cato, gives his little senate laws, And sits attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars...raise, " And wonder with a foolish face of praise— What pity, Heaven ! if such a man there be; Who would not weep, if Addison were he ! MACE R. WHEN simple...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...Approves of each, but likes the worst the best ; Like Cato, gives his little senate laws, And sits attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars...sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — What pity, Heaven ! if such a man there be ; Who would not weep, if Addison were he ! F. 2 MACE...
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The Works, Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...noticed by the learned commentators upon Pope. N. Like Cato, gives his little senate laws, And sits attentive to his own applause ; While Wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, ^ nd wonder with a foolish face of praise — What pity, Heaven ! if such a man there be ; Who would...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools ; by flatterers besieg'd ; And so obliging, that he ne'er obligM. Like Cato give his little senate laws, And sit attentive...praise. Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ! Who would not weep, if Atticus were he! Some readers may think these lines severe, but the treatment...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools ; by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; 210 While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise— Who...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - Literary Criticism - 1806
...suspicious friend ; Dreading'ev'n fools, by flatterers besieg'd; And so obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive...praise—- Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he !* This is that famous character of ADDISON ;f Which has been...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; 213 While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers hesieg'd, And so obliging that he ne'er oblig'd; Like Cato give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; 810 While wits and Templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who...
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