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" Now high, now low, now master up, now miss, And he himself one vile antithesis. Amphibious thing ! that acting either part, The trifling head, or the corrupted heart ; Fop at the toilet, flatterer at the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. "
A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the ... - Page 149
by John Burke - 1832
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by Various Writers ...

Matthew Arnold - English poetry - 1881
...heart, Fop at the toilet, flatterer at the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. Eve's temper thus the rabbins have exprest, A cherub's face, a...the rest, Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust. Not fortune's worshipper, nor fashion's...
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Kenna's kingdom: a ramble through kingly Kensington

Robert Weir Brown - 1881
...the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. Eve's tempter thus the Rabbins have express' d, A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest ; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust." In one of his letters to Caroline,...
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 164 pages
...the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. Eve's tempter thus the rabbins have exprest, 330 A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest. Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust. Not fortune's worshipper, nor fashion's...
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 164 pages
...governed George II. Familiar, used often in this sense by Milton, Par. Lost, 2. 219, 761; n. 305. 1. 330. Eve's tempter thus the rabbins have exprest, A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest. For the opinion that Eve's tempter was not any natural serpent, but Satan in a form half seraphic,...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - English literature - 1882 - 446 pages
...at the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. Eve's temper thus the rabbins have express'd A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest, Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust. Not fortune's worshipper nor fashion's...
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The Duchess of Kingston. The Bishop of Derry. The story of Peg Woffington ...

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - 1883
...corrupted heart ; Fop at the toilet, flatt'rer at the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord ! Eve's tempter thus, the Rabbins have exprest, A cherub's...the rest ; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust. Mr. Croker says, justly, that "though...
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Kings and queens of an hour: records of love, romance, oddity and adventure

Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald - 1883
...flatt'rer at the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord ! Eve's tempter thus, the Rabbins havo exprest, A cherub's face a reptile all the rest ; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust. Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust. Mr. Croker says, justly, that "though...
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Temple bar, conducted by G.A. Sala

Temple almanack - 1884
...morality, have been immortalised in the withering couplet which concludes Pope's picture of ' Sporus ' : " Beauty that shocks you, parts that none can trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust." Yet Hervey had the power of attracting and retaining regard...
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Studies Re-studied: Historical Sketches from Original Sources

Alexander Charles Ewald - Great Britain - 1885 - 374 pages
...the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord, Eve's tempter thus the rabbins have expressed, A cherub's face a reptile all the rest ! Beauty...shocks you, parts that none can trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust 1 Cruel and unjust as is the satire, it yet contains sufficient...
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Studies re-studied: historical sketches from original sources

Alexander Charles Ewald - Great Britain - 1885 - 374 pages
...the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord, Eve's tempter thus the rabbins have expressed, A cherub's face a reptile all the rest ! Beauty...shocks you, parts that none can trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust ! Cruel and unjust as is the satire, it yet contains sufficient...
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