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The poetical works of Alexander Pope - Page 91
by Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - 1831
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853
...grown; Judge-like thou sitt'st, to praise or to arraign, The flying skirmish of the darted cane. Dryden. Sir Plume of amber snuff-box, justly vain, And the nice conduct of a clouded cane. Pope. And the sweet liquor on the cane bestow, From which prepared the luscious sugars flow. Blackmore....
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Sir Edward Bulwer Lytton, Volume 5

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - Literary Criticism - 1854
...cane. Has not Mr. Pope our great poet of fashion, given you the nicest instructions in that art ? ' Sir Plume, of amber snuff-box justly vain, And the nice conduct of a clouded cane.' The cane does not conduct you ; you conduct the cane. Thus, with a debonnair swing. Now, t'other hand...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Tobacco - 1859 - 332 pages
...Rape of the Lock notes the use of the Snuff-box as a luxurious appendage to the ban ton '• — " Sir Plume of amber snuff-box justly vain, And the...face, He first the snuff-box open'd, then the case." This nobleman's habit of " tapping the box," in the pauses of his speech, is very characteristic of...
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Works, Volume 4

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...purposes of accomplished gesticulation. One of the most courtly personages in the Rape of the Lock is Sir Plume, of amber snuff-box justly vain, And the nice conduct of a clouded cane. Sir Richard Steele, as we have before noticed, is reproached by a busy-body of those times for a habit...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With life

Alexander Pope - 1860
...sea, to chaos fall, Men, monkeys, lapdogs, parrots, perish all ! She said ; then raging to Sir Plume repairs, And bids her beau demand the precious hairs...snuff-box open'd, then the case, And thus broke out — " 'Tis past a jest — nay, pox ! Give her the hair" — he spoke, and rapp'd his box. It grieves...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1860
...perish all !* She said ; then raging to sir Plume repairs, And bids her beau demand the precious bain (Sir Plume of amber snuff-box justly vain. And the...And thus broke out : — * My Lord, why, what the devtil Z ds ! damn the lock : Tore Gad, y- « must be civil ' Plague on't, 'tis past a jest — nay...
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Autobiographical Recollections

Charles Robert Leslie - 1860 - 363 pages
...THE RAPE OP THE LOCK." Sir Plume demands the restoration of the lock. " (Sir Plume of amber snuff box justly vain, And the nice conduct of a clouded cane)...earnest eyes, and round unthinking face, He first the snuff box open'd, then the case. ****** It grieves me much (replied the Peer again) Who speaks so well,...
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Anecdote Biography

John Timbs - Art - 1860 - 392 pages
...represented as holding the lock of hair in his hand. Sir Plume — the round-faced and insignificant Sir Plume, Of amber snuff-box justly vain, And the nice conduct of a clouded cane," — As this little story was intended to be viewed on gold, the figures in the copy are not reversed,...
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A Glossary of Mineralogy

Henry William Bristow - Mineralogy - 1861 - 420 pages
...extravagant prices. In other countries the orange-yellow transparent variety is decidedly preferred. ", Sir Plume, of amber snuff-box justly vain, And the nice conduct of a clouded« cane :" POP«, Rape ojthe iMck. In the Museum of Mineralogy in Paris there is the handle of a cane made...
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