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" If on a pillory, or near a throne, He gain his prince's ear, or lose his own. Yet soft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit... "
The works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In four volumes complete. With his last ... - Page 13
by Alexander Pope - 1778
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Memoirs of the court of England from ... 1688 to the death of George the second

John Heneage Jesse - 1843
...Arbuthnot, thus giving a pointed meaning to an otherwise unintelligible couplet, " Yet soft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit." There is extant, moreover, a copy of verses addressed by Pope to Gay, occasioned, it seems, by...
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Memoirs of the Court of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to ..., Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1843
...Arbuthnot, thus giving a pointed meaning to an otherwise unintelligible couplet, " Yet soft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit." There is extant, moreover, a copy of verses addressed by Pope to Gay, occasioned, it seems, by...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...in a gaol ; A hireling scribbler, or a hireling peer. Knight of the post corrupt, or of the shire ; hat the bitterness of dnalh Is posy and we shall live. Whence h lose his own. Yet soft by nature, .more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit :...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Love poetry - 1844 - 376 pages
...consciousness of his wasted attachment. He makes this confession with extreme bitterness, Yet soft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit. Prologue to the Satires. The lines as they stand in a first edition are even more pointed and significant,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope, Theophilus Cibber - 1846
...shire ; If on a pillory, or near a throne, lie gain his prince's ear, or lose his own. Yet soft hy nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was hit ; This dreaded satirist Dennis will confeas Foe to his pride, hut friend to his distress ! So humhle,...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by himself and ...

Alexander Pope - 1847
...a jail, A hireling scribbler, or a hireling peer, Knight of the post corrupt, or of the shire ; 365 If on a pillory, or near a throne, He gain his prince's ear, or lose his own. Yet soft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit :...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope - History - 1849
...in a jail, A hireling scribbler, or a hireling peer, Knight of the post corrupt, or of the shire ; If on a pillory, or near a throne, He gain his prince's ear, or lose his own. Yet soft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit :...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 187-188

Great Britain - 1850
The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic ...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, esq: to which is prefixed the life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Homer - 1850 - 484 pages
...in a jail : A hireling scribbler, or a hireling peer, Knight of the post corrupt, or of the shire ; If on a pillory, or near a throne, He gain his prince's car, or lose his owa. Yet soA by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1851
...in a jail: A hireling scribbler, or a hireling peer, Knight of the post corrupt, or of the shin ; [f on a pillory, or near a throne, He gain his prince's ear. or lose his own. \ et soft hy nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was hit ;...
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