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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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The Rape of the Lock: And Other Poems

Alexander Pope - 1906 - 157 pages
...universal Darkness buries Al1. 30 ON MR. GAY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY, 1732 OF Manners gentle, ot 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, ev'n among the Great: A safe Companion,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1907 - 505 pages
...Westminster-Abbey, 1732. I /~\ F Manners gentle, of Affections mild ; V_/ 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 : A safe Companion,...
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Untrodden English ways

Henry Charles Shelley - Great Britain - 1908 - 341 pages
...the most affectionate and sincere of all his posthumous eulogies: 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, ev'n...
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The Plays of Oliver Goldsmith, Together with The Vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith, George Ostler - 1909 - 520 pages
...best epitaphs (severely criticized by Johnson in his Life of Pope) : 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 Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope, John Everett Butt - Poetry - 1963 - 850 pages
...Mr. Gay. In Westminster-Abbey 1732 [written 1733; published 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, 5 And uncorrupted, ev'n among the Great; A safe Companion,...
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Encyclopedia of British Humorists: Geoffrey Chaucer to John Cleese, Volume 2

Steven H. Gale - English wit and humor - Bio-bibliography - 1996 - 1307 pages
...buried in Westminster Abbey near a poet whom he admired greatly, Geoffrey Chaucer. Literary Analysis "With native Humour tem'pring virtuous Rage, / Form'd to delight at once and lash the age," wrote Pope of Gay in one couplet of the epitaph for his friend's monument in Westminster...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...the tree's inclined. 8872 'Epitaph: On Mr Gay in Westminster Abbey' Of manners gentle, of affectlons ts to fire its destructive agency. MADONNA 19596880 The definition of S & M is Formed to delight at once and lash the age. 8873 'Epitaph: Intended for Sir Isaac Newton' Nature, and...
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Fables, Volume One, Volume 1

John Gay - 2008
...monument give an idea of Gay's character from someone who knew him well: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, ev'n among the Great; A safe Companion,...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray, James Hannay, Edgar F. Harden - Literary Collections - 2007 - 283 pages
...Betty Germaine, Jan. 1733. 60.03 could frisk and fondle round Pope,* *"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 Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 7

John Nichols - Great Britain - 1737
...I thought fo once, but now I know iA . Then the EPITAPH ly AfrPoas. Of Manner* gentle, of Afleaipra mild; In wit a Man, Simplicity a Child .With native humour temp'ring virtuous ragej Po'rmM to delight at once and lath the age : Above 'temptation, in a 'low eftate, And unrorrupted...
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