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" For thee we dim the eyes, and stuff the head With all such reading as was never read : For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write. about it, goddess, and about it : So spins the silk-worm small its slender store, And labours till it clouds... "
Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century: Consisting ... - Page 721
1817
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...read; For thee fupplying, in the worft of days, Notes to dull books, and prologues to dull plays ; For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs, and about it, So fpins the Silkworm finall its flender flore, And labours, till it clouds...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - Pope, Alexander - 1782
...Greek. — for thee we dim the eyes, and ftuff the head, With ill fuch reading, as was never read ; For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs ! and about it. LASTLY, in this 4th book, the fudden appearance of Annius, v. 347, of Mummius,...
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Remarks, Critical and Illustrative, on the Text and Notes of the Last ...

Joseph Ritson - Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 - 1783 - 240 pages
...lie and nod. For thee we dim the eyes, and fluff the head, With all fuch reading as was never read : For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs, and about it. DUNCI AD. LONDON: \ PRIHTED FOR J. JOHNSON IN ST. PAULS CHURCH- YABD. M DC C...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...never read; For thee fupplying, in the worft of days, Notes to dull books, and prologues to dull plays; For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs, and about it, So fpins the Silkworm final] its flender flore, And labours, till it clouds...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794
...the Pole. Fo- thee we dim the eye», and fluff the head With all fuch reading as was never read : 250 For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs and about it : So fpmi the ˇilk-worm fmall its (lender Логе, Acd labours, till it clouds...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...the Pole, tor thee we dim the eyes, and ftuffthe head With all fuch reading a; was never read : 250 For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs, and ahout It : to fpins the Glk-worm fmall its Hender Поте, And labours, till it clouda...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...pole. For thee we dim the eyes, and stuft'the he;;d \Vith all such reading as was ntver read : 250 For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And...store, And labours till it clouds itself all o'er. What though we let some better sort of foci 255 Thrid ev'ry science, run through ev'ry school ? Ivever...
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The whole poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq., including his translations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Pt.le. For thce we dim the eyes, and ftuif the head With all luch reading as was ne"verread: »c» For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs, and about it: So fpins the fillc-worm fmail its (lender dare, AnJ labours, till it clouds...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...be carefully avoided, jest we fall into the fault ridiculed by Pope in his Dunciad : f Explain upon a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it Goddess and about it. "When argument and reasoning have produced their full effect, then, and not till then, the pa-> thetic...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 171 pages
...the pole. For thee we dim the eyes, and stuff the head With all such reading as was never read: 250 For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And...store, And labours till it clouds itself all o'er. What though we let some better sort of fool 255 Thrid ev'ry science, run through ev'ry school I Never...
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