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Letters of Mr Alexander Pope: And Several of His Friends (1737)
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Page 262 - ... with agreeable hopes ; or melancholy with dejection, contemplative of the changes of fortune, and doubtful for the future: Whether returned a triumphant Whig, or a desponding Tory, equally all hail!
Page 266 - It was but this very morning that he had obtained her parents' consent, and it was but till the next week that they were to wait to be happy. Perhaps...
Page 203 - ... the common kinds, as cherries, apricots, peaches, &c. they produce oranges, limes, almonds, pomegranates, figs, water-melons, and many other fruits unknown to our climates, which lie every where open to the paflenger.
Page 307 - Lordfhip : you, while your imagination is carrying you through every corner of the world, where you have or have not been, can at the fame time remember to do offices of favour and kindnefs to the meaneft of your friends ; and...
Page 142 - ... tone) that it was eleven at night. All this was no ill preparation to the life I have led since, among those old...
Page 204 - The inhabitants of this delicious isle, as they are without riches and honours, so are they without the vices and follies that attend them ; and were they but as much...
Page 101 - ... an advantage not very common to young men, that the attractions of the world have not dazzled me very much...
Page 142 - I wanted nothing but a black gown and a salary to be as mere a bookworm as any there. I conformed...