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" OF manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man, simplicity a child : With native humour temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above temptation in a low estate, And uncorrupted ev'n among the great : 6 A safe companion,... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ... - Page 57
by Alexander Pope - 1778
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Gay's Fables

John Gay - 1882 - 238 pages
...received at the hands of Johnson, may also be here quoted : — " Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man ; simplicity, a child : With native...temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above temptation, in a low estate, And uncorrupted, e'en among the great : A safe companion,...
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Fables, with a memoir by A. Dobson

John Gay - 1882
...received at the hands of Johnson, may also be here quoted : — " Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man ; simplicity, a child : With native...temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above temptation, in a low estate, And uncorrupted, e'en among the great : A safe companion,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Poetry

Alexander Pope, John Wilson Crocker - 1882
...satisfaction no doubt XI. ON MR. GAY,1 IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY, 1732. OF manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit, a man ; simplicity, a child : With...temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above temptation, in a low estate, And uncorrupted, ev'n among the great : A safe companion,...
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The works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1885
...as ever I knew." —SWIFT, To Lady Betty Germainc, Jan. 1733. t " Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man ; simplicity, a child ; With native...temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age ; Above temptation in a low estate, And uncorrupted e'en among the great : A safe companion,...
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A Collection of Epitaphs and Inscriptions: Interesting Either from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Goldsmid - Epitaphs - 1885
...Verses, written by Pope, who lived always in great Friendship with Gay. Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild ; In Wit, a Man ; Simplicity, a Child : With...temp'ring virtuous Rage, Form'd to delight at once, and lash the Age : Above Temptation in a low Estate, And uncorrupted, ev'n among the Great. A safe Companion,...
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Lectures on the English humourists of the eighteenth century: Mit ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - English wit and humor - 1885
...as ever 1 knew." — SWlFT, to Lady Betty Germaine, Jan. 1733. **) "Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man ; simplicity, a child ; With native...temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age; Above temptation in a low estate, And uncorrupted e'en among the great: A safe companion,...
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Good queen Anne; or, Men and manners, life and letters in England's Augustan age

William Henry Davenport Adams - Literary Criticism - 1886
...humour.' You know what Pope says of him in the Epitaph:— VOL. II. T ' Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man ; simplicity, a child ; With native humour temp'ring virtuous rage, Formed to delight at once and lash the age ; Above temptation in a low estate, And uncorrupted e'en...
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Einleitung zu Gay

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1891
...as ever l knew." — SWIFT, to Lady Betiy Germaine, Jan. 1733. **) "Of manners gentle, of atfections mild; In wit a man; simplicity, a child; With native...temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age; Above temptation in a Iow estate, And uncorrupted e'en among the great: A safe companion,...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE EDITED WITH NOTES AND INTRODUCTORY MEMOIR

ADOLPHUS WILLIAM WARD - 1893
...Hv'd, and that he died. XI. ON MR GAY, In Westminster-Abbey, 1732. OF Manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit, a Man; Simplicity, a Child: With native...temp'ring virtuous Rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above Temptation, in a low Estate, 5 And uncorrupted, ev'n among the Great : A safe...
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West-country poets: their lives and works. Being an account of about four ...

William Henry Kearley Wright - Poetry - 1896 - 492 pages
...23. His monument bears the following eulogium, penned by Pope: 192 Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild, In Wit a Man, Simplicity a Child ; With native...temp'ring virtuous Rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the Age. Above Temptation in a low Estate, And uncorrupted e'en among the great. A safe Companion,...
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