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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations - Page 162
1722
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Observations on Pope

Gilbert Wakefield - 1796 - 348 pages
...delicate operation of the mind, among the very nobleft efforts of Englifh poetry. Ver. 75. Love, free ES air, at fight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies. So in Dry-den's Aureng-Zebe : 'Tis true, of marriage bands I'm weary grown, Love [corns all ties but...
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Augusta Fitzherbert; or, Anecdotes of real characters, letters, by the ...

Augusta Fitzherbert (fict.name.) - 1796
..." love?" That her Ladymip will much longer engrofs my roving heart, is a certain confequence, for " Love, free as air, at fight of human ties, " Spreads his light wing?, and in a moment " flies." Let Let the poor devil, his Grace, tie the gordian knot, I will no...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...lov'da Man. 70 Dim and remote the joys of faints I fee ; Nor envy them that heav'n I lofe for thee. How oft, when prefs'd to marriage, have I faid, Curfe...made ? Love, free as air, at fight of human ties, 75 Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies. NOTES. Arduzon, near Nogent, upon the Seine. A lady,...
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 1

Literary Criticism - 1799
...plea) иге of loving; but as we were well acquainted how much the mind abhors rcftraint, and that " Love, free as air, at fight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment Hies," we difdained to think of any other union than that of nature and fen« jiment, when " All is...
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 3

Literary Criticism - 1799
...confidered in a very different point of view. The modern philofophift, like the Cupid of the poet, " at fight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies." By his liberal mind, female incontinence, we know, is regarded as an effort of nature to liberate herfelf...
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Spirit of the Public Journals, Volume 3

Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott - English literature - 1800
...Jnfeparable companions as good-humour and port wine could make us, till love, who, as the poet fings, " At fight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies," threatened in an evil hour to fet us at variance. Alike in (Indies, and alike in pleafures, the fame...
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The Columbian phenix and Boston review, Volume 1

Joseph Hawkins - Massachusetts - 1800 - 452 pages
...infeparable companions as good-humour and port wine could make us, till Love, who, as the poet fings, • ' At fight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a mo. ment flies, threatened in an evil hour to fèt us at variance. Alike in ftudies, and alike in pleafures,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...said, Curse on all laws but those which love has made ! Love, free as air, at sight of human ties, 75 Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies. Let wealth, let honour, wait the wedded dame, August her deed, and sacred be her fame ; Before true passion all those views remove : Fame,...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 4

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...anone " Betith his wingos, and farewell he is gone." Hence Pope in his Epijtle of Eloifa to Abelard : " Love, free as air, at fight of human ties " Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies." Our poet has the fame thought in FQ iv. i. 46. " For leva XXVI. . . . Then fpake one of thofe fix ;...
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Thaddeus of Warsaw, Volume 2

Jane Porter - Poland - 1805
...thefe worthy lords and gentlemen had all, to a man, adopted the oracle of the poet,, that, 03 " Love, " Love, free as air, at fight of human ties, . " Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies .'" They all profeffed to adore Lady Sara ; and fome were caught by her beauty, others by her eclat,...
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