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" In Pope I cannot read a line, But with a sigh I wish it mine; When he can in one couplet fix More sense than I can do in six; It gives me such a jealous fit, I cry, "Pox take him and his wit! "
Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Washington - Page 86
1920
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...station, Tis all to me an usurpation. I have no title to aspire ; Yet, when you sink, I seem the higher. port that wrinkled Care derides, And Laughter holding...both his sides. Come, and trip it, as you go, On ; It gives me such a jealous fit, I cry, " Pox take him and his wit !" I grieve to be outdone by Gay...
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Select poems of Prior and Swift [ed. by C. Bathurst].

Matthew Prior, Jonathan Swift - 1853
...station, 'Tis all on me an usurpation. I have no title to aspire, Yet, when you sink, I seem the higher. In Pope I cannot read a line But, with a sigh, I wish...in one couplet fix More sense than I can do in six, It gives me such a jealous fit, I cry, "Pox take him and his wit." I grieve to be outdone by Gay In...
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The poetical works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 2

Jonathan Swift, John Mitford - 1853
...all on me a usurpation. I have no title to aspire ; Tet, when you sink, I seem the higher. .^Jh tope I cannot read a line, But with a sigh I wish it mine ; \ When he can in one couplet fix More sease than I can do in six ; It gives me such a jealous fit, I cry, " Pox take him and his wit ! "...
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Lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - English poetry - 1854
...Ariosto did not venture to expect that his trifle would have ever had such an illustrious imitator. In Pope I cannot read a line But with a sigh I wish...in one couplet fix More sense than I can do in six. SWIFT: On Poetry. A Rhapsody. No one ever threw so much sense, together with .so nmch ease, into a...
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Life of William Plumer

William Plumer - 1856 - 543 pages
...had done. He was fond of quoting Pope; and what Swift says of Pope was true, in some sense, of him: ' he can in one couplet fix More sense than I can do in six.' Not that we were either of us guilty of framing couplets or perpetrating rhymes. We left that to Mitchell...
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Works, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...station, Tis all to me an usurpation I have no title to aspire ; Yet, when you sink, I seem the higher. In Pope I cannot read a line, But with a sigh I wish...one couplet fix * More sense than I can do in six, It gives me such a jealous fit, J cry " Pox take him and his wit f I grieve to be outdone by Gay In...
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Works, Volume 4

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...See how he makes his very coarseness and irritability contribute to a panegyric : — When Pope shall in one couplet fix More sense than I can do in six, It gives me such a jealous fit, I cry, " Pox take him and his wit !" We must finish our quotations...
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 3

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...station, 'Tis all on me an usurpation. I have no title to aspire; Yet, when you sink, I seem the higher. In Pope I cannot read a line, But, with a sigh, I...in one couplet fix More sense than I can do in six, It gives me such a jealous fit, I cry, ' Pox take him and his wit!' I grieve to be outdone by Gay In...
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: William Congreve. Sir Richard ...

Samuel Johnson, Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - Literary Criticism - 1866
...expect that his trifle would have ever had such an illustrious imitator. In Pop« I cannot read a Una But with a sigh I wish It mine : When he can In one couplet fix More tenie than I can do In six. SWIFT: On Poetry. A Rhapwtly. Xo en* erer threw to much Mate, together...
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