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The Life of Richard Bentley: With an Account of His Writings and Anecdotes ... - Page 378
by James Henry Monk - 1833 - 2 pages
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The Rape of the Lock: An Essay on Man and Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot

Alexander Pope - Catholics - 1901 - 105 pages
...not in debt. u5 If want provok'd, or madness made them print, I wag'd no war with Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober critic come abroad ; If wrong,...rod. Pains, reading, study, are their just pretence, 139. These are the persons to whose account the author charges the publication of his first pieces,...
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Anthology of English Poetry: Beowulf to Kipling

Robert Naylor Whiteford - English poetry - 1903 - 432 pages
...in debt, 155 If want provok'd, or madness made them print, I wag'd no war with Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober Critic come abroad ; If wrong,...rod. Pains, reading, study, are their just pretence, 1 60 And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. Commas and points they set exactly right, And 'twere...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope, Henry Walcott Boynton - 1903 - 672 pages
...waged no war with Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober critic come abroad ; If wrong, I smiled, if right, I kiss'd the rod. Pains, reading, study,...pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. 60 Commas and points they set exactly right, And 't were a sin to rob them of their mite. Yet ne'er...
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Eighteenth century essays on Shakespeare: ed. by D. Nichol Smith, M. A.

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
...remarkable. Pope had good reason to say of him, though he gave the criticism a wider application, that Pains, reading, study are their just pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. The inner history of his Preface would prove of itself that Theobald well deserved the notoriety which...
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Eighteenth century essays on Shakespeare: ed. by D. Nichol Smith, M. A.

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
...remarkable. Pope had good reason to say of him, though he gave the criticism a wider application, that Pains, reading, study are their just pretence, \ And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. The inner history of his Preface would prove of itself that Theobald well deserved the notoriety which...
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Lives of the English Poets: Swift-Lyttelton

Samuel Johnson, Harold Spencer Scott - English poetry - 1905
...the Essay he wrote : ' Pleased Pope, and can please none else ; dry and narrow.' Ib. v. 583. 1 ' Did some more sober critic come abroad, If wrong, I smil'd ; if right, I kiss'd the rod.' Prol. Sat. 1. 157. Warton had seen a copy of Spence's Essay, 'with marginal observations in Pope's...
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The Rape of the Lock: And Other Poems

Alexander Pope - 1906 - 157 pages
...made them print, I wag'd no war with Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober Critic come abroad ; 155 If wrong, I smil'd ; if right, I kiss'd the rod. Pains,...sense. Commas and points they set exactly right, And 't were a sin to rob them of their mite. 160 Yet ne'er one sprig of laurel grac'd these ribalds, From...
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The text of Shakespeare: its history from the publication of the quartos and ...

Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury - 1906 - 579 pages
...critics come abroad, If wrong, I smile ; if right, I kiss the rod. 1 Cythereia, p. 90, No. XII. 301 Pains, reading, study are their just pretence, And...sense. Commas and points they set exactly right ; And 't were a sin to rob them of their mite. In future ages how their fame will spread For routing triplets...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

Quotations, English - 1906 - 763 pages
...Crities, lines 1785-1788 Did some more sober critic come abroad; If wrong, I smiled; if right, I kissed the rod, Pains, reading, study, are their just pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and senseCommas and points they set exactly right, And 'twere a sin to rob them of their mitePOPE, Epistle...
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