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" All sciences, all arts his spoil, Yet what reward, or what renown? Envy, innate in vulgar souls, Envy steps in and stops his rise; Envy with poison'd tarnish fouls His lustre, and his worth decries. He lives inglorious or in want, To college and old books... "
The Life of Richard Bentley: With an Account of His Writings and Anecdotes ... - Page 174
by James Henry Monk - 1833 - 2 pages
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 3

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...in want, To college and old books confined: Instead of learned, he's called pedant; Dunces advanced, he's left behind: Yet left content, a genuine Stoic he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea. LINES ADDRESSED TO POPE. 1 1 While malice, Pope, denies thy page Its own celestial fire;...
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Third period - From Dryden to Cowper

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...To college and old books confined : Instead of learned, he's called pedant; Dunces advanced, he 's left behind : Yet left content, a genuine Stoic he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea. LINES ADDRESSED TO POPE.1 1 While malice, Pope, denies thy page Its own celestial fire ;...
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Deutsche Aufsätze

Friedrich August Wolf, Gottfried Bernhardy - Classical philology - 1869 - 1200 pages
...College and old books confin'd; •Instead of learned lie's call'd pedatit, Dunces advanc'd , he' s left behind: Yet left content, a genuine stoic he, Great without patron , rieh without South -sea. 2. Sonst scheint des Anmerkeus nicht unwerth, dass B. weder Musik noch eine...
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Great Scholars: Buchanan, Bentley, Porson, Parr and Others

Henry James Nicoll - Scholars - 1880 - 251 pages
...want, To college and old books confined ; Instead of learned, he's called pedant, Dunces advanced, he's left behind ; Yet left content, a genuine stoic...he Great without patron, rich without South-sea." In these lines Bentley doubtless designed to portray his own character. Certainly envy with poisoned...
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Horace's odes, Englished and imitated by various hands, selected and ...

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1880
...want, To college and old books confined ; Instead of learn' d, he's call'd pedant, Dunces advanced, he's left behind : Yet left content, a genuine stoic he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea. RICHARD BENTLEY, DD' IMITATION, ODE III., BOOK IV. THE youth, whose birth the sisters twain...
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Specimens, with memoirs, of the less-known British poets. With an intr ...

George Gilfillan - 1881
...want, To college and old books confined : Instead of learned, he's called pedant; Dunces advanced, he's left behind: Yet left content, a genuine Stoic he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea. LINES ADDRESSED TO POPE.1 1 While malice, Pope, denies thy page Its own celestial fire ;...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: together with, The journal of a tour to ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1884
...Garrick then ventured to observe, ' I do not think that the happiest line in the praise of Shakspeare.' Yet left content, a genuine stoic he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea." The last stanza is corrected from a better copy found by J. Boswell, jun. — Croker. 1...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1884
...Garrick then ventured to observe, ' I do not think that the happiest line in the praise of Shakspeare.' Yet left content, a genuine stoic he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea." The last stanza is corrected from a better copy found by J. Boswell, jun.—Croker. 1 The...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: And the Journal of His Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1885
...lustre, and his worth decries. " He lives inglorious or in want, To college and old books confin'd ; Instead of learn'd, he's call'd pedant, Dunces advanc'd, he's left behind ; Yet left content, a genuine Stoick he, Great without patron, rich without South Sea." [A different, and probably a more accurate...
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