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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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Fables and fabulists, ancient and modern

Thomas Newbigging - Fables - 1896 - 152 pages
...which marks his grave bears the wellknown lines composed by Pope: ' 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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John Gay's Singspiele: Mit Einleitung und Anmerkungen, Volume 2

John Gay - Ballad opera - 1898 - 209 pages
...genauer Abdruek nach den ersten Ausgaben von I728 und I729. Da in den 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'ep among the great: A safe companion,...
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Nova anthologia Oxoniensis: translations into Greek and Latin verse

Robinson Ellis, Alfred Denis Godley - English poetry - 1899 - 279 pages
...Was man's heart : Crumble it, and what comes next? Is it God? LXI 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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A Paladin of Philanthropy: And Other Papers

Austin Dobson - England - 1899 - 361 pages
...mangling it has received at the hands of Johnson, may also be quoted : ' 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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Nova anthologia Oxoniensis: translations into Greek and Latin verse

Robinson Ellis, Alfred Denis Godley - English poetry - 1899 - 279 pages
...Was man's heart : Crumble it, and what comes next? Is it God? LXI Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild ; In Wit, a Man ; Simplicity, a Child : With native Humour temp'ring virtuous Eage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above Temptation, in a low Estate, And uncorrupted,...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1900 - 360 pages
...knew." SWIFT, To Lady Betty Gcrmaine, Jan. 1733. t " Of manners gentle, of affections mild; 3 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 e'en among the jjfreaU 35 most thin-skinned...
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Works, Volume 23

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885
...as ever I knew." SWIFT, To Lady Betty Germainc, Jan. 1733. f " 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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Chronicles of the Tombs: A Select Collection of Epitaphs, Preceded by an ...

Thomas Joseph Pettigrew - Epitaphs - 1902 - 529 pages
...now I know it. Another : Of manners gentle, of affection mild, In wit a man, simplicity a child j 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, e'en among the great j A safe companion,...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray, Volume 26

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1904
...and Duchess of Queensberry2 (the "Kitty, beautiful and young," of 1" Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man; simplicity, a child; With native humour temp'ring virtuous rage, Fonn'd to delight at once and lash the age; Above temptation in a low estate, And uncorrupted e'en...
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Lives of the English Poets: Swift-Lyttelton

Samuel Johnson, Harold Spencer Scott - English poetry - 1905
...FENTON, 19 . XI. 427 On Mr. GAY. 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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