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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 poetical works of Alexander Pope: with a life, Volume 3

Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - History - 1859
...involve the pole. 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...store, And labours till it clouds itself all o'er. ' What though we let some better sort of fool Thrid every science, run through every school ? Never...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope, Rev. Henry Francis Cary - English poetry - 1859 - 478 pages
...SCRIBL. 174 175 For thee we dim the eyes, and stuff the head AViih 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 elouds itself all o'er. What though we let...
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Popular history of England, Volume 5

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1859
...nod. * * * * For thee we dim the eyes and staff 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 : Su spins the silkworm small its slender store, And labours, till it clouds itself all o'er. What...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1859 - 435 pages
...addressed to the patroness of Sophistry as well as Dulness, are admirably adapted : " Explain upon a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, goddess, and about it."t Of the same kind of school-metaphysics are these lines ol Cowley ; " Nothing is there to come,...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1860
...the brad With all such reading as was never read : tofl For thee explain a thing till all men duubt it, And write about it, goddess, and about it : So spins the silk-worm small its slender dtorc, Ami labours till it clouds itself all o'er. What though we let some better son of fool Thrid...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1860 - 435 pages
...addressed to the patroness of Sophistry as well as Dulness, are admirably adapted : *' Explain upon a thing till all men doubt it, And write "about it, goddess, and about it."t Of the same kind of school-metaphysics are these lines ol Cowley ; " Nothing is there to come,...
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Rhetorical Praxis: The Principles of Rhetoric, Exemplified and Applied in ...

Henry Noble Day - English language - 1861 - 309 pages
...verse is called Hyper-catalectic when a syllable is added beyond the law of the verse ; as, Prove and explain a thing till all men doubt it ; And write about it, Goddess, and about it. Here the syllable it is added to the regular verse. 18. One measure may be substituted for another,...
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The Freewill Baptist Quarterly, Volume 11

Baptists - 1863
...a speaker who really has something to say, and who says it in a pointed way; but to " Explain upon a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, goddess, and about it," only wrings from him who hears, such encomiums as one of Shakespeare's characters (you remember) pronounces...
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The Life of William Warburton ...: With Remarks on His Works

John Selby Watson - 1863 - 655 pages
...scribble about imaginary " Alliances," " Divine Legations," and dramatic criticisms : . Explain the thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, goddess, and about it ; or you may indulge yourself in saucy invectives as much as you please. Contempt will be your security,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...kings to govern wrong. .Booi iv. Line 188. 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. Book iv. Line 249. * Making night hideous. Led by my hand, he sauntered Europe round, And gathered...
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