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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters - Page 282
by Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - 1757
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The Iliad, tr. by mr. Pope. [With notes partly by W. Broome. Preceded by] An ...

Homerus - 1720
...Virgil befto ws with a careful magnificence: Homer, like the Nile, pours-out his riches with a fud•den overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant dream. When we behold thet» battels, methinks the two Poets referable the Heroes they celebrate:...
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Biographia Classica: The Lives and Characters of All the Classic Authors ...

Classical biography - 1750
...Virgil leads us with an attractive Majefty. Homer fcatters with a generous Profufion, Virgil beflows with a careful Magnificence. Homer, like the Nile, pours out his Riches with a fudden Overflow, Krgil like a River in its Banks, with a gentle and conftant Stream. When we behold...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty: Homer fcatters with a generous profufion, Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile,...Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant ftream. When we behold their battles, methinks the two Poets refemble the Heroes they celebrate...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty : Homer fcatters with a generous profufion, Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile,...overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with 3 gentle and confhnt ftream. When we behold their battles, methinks the two Poets refemble the Heroes...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1751
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty : Homer fcatters with a generous profufion, Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a boundJefs overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant ftrearn. When we...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1752
...bcftows with a careful magnirkcncc : Hcrr.^r, like the Nile, pours out his riches with a buur.Jlefs overflow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a. gentle and conftant ftream. When we behold their battles, methinks the two Poets refemble the Heroes they celebrate...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty : Homer fcatters with a generous profufkm, Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile,, pours out his riches with a boundleft overSow ; Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant ftream. When we behold...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English poetry - 1760
...Virgil leads us with an attractive majefty: Homer fcatters with a generous profufion, Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile,...When we behold their battles, methinks the two Poets refemble the Heroes they celebrate : Homer, boundlefs and irrefiftible as Achilles, bears all before...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...Virgil leads xis with an attra&ive majefty : Homer fcatters with a generous profufion; Virgil beftows with a careful magnificence : Homer, like the Nile,...Virgil, like a river in its banks, with a gentle and conftant ftream. When we behold their battles, methink* the two poets referable the Heroes they celebrate...
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Biographica Classica: The Lives and Characters of the Greek and ..., Volume 1

Edward Harwood - Authors, Greek - 1778
...Virgil leads us with an attractive Majefty. Homer fcatters with a generous Profufion, Virgil beftows with a careful Magnificence. Homer* like the Nile, pours out his Riches with a fudden Overflow ; Virgil, like a River full to its Banks, with a gentle and conftant Stream. When we...
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