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" Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ! Who would not weep, if Atticus were... "
Bell's edition: The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 39
1796
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...105 A timorous foe, and a fufpicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by Flatterers bei'.eg'd, And fo obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little Senate laws, And fit attentive to his own applaufe ; 210 "While Wits and Templars every fentence raife, And wonder with...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...set; A timorous foe, and a fufpicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by Flatterers befieg'd, And fo obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little Senate laws, And fit attentive to his own applaufe; 2IO While Wits and Templars every fentence raife, And wonder with...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach, W. G. - English poetry - 1794
...commend, A tim'rous foe, and a fufpicious friend ; Dreading ev'n Fools, by Flatterers befieg'd, And fo obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little Senate laws, And fit attentive to his own applaufe ; While Wits and Tempjars ev'ry fentence raife} And wonder with a...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...the worst the best; Like Cato, gives his little senate laws, And sits attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars ev'ry sentence raise, " And wonder with a foolish face of praise— What pity, Heaven ! if such a man there be; Who would not weep, if Addison were he ! MACE R. WHEN simple...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...worst the best ; Like Cato, gives his little senate laws, And sits attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — What pity, Heaven ! if such a man there be ; Who would not weep, if Addison were he ! F. 2 MACE...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools ; by flatterers besieg'd ; And so obliging, that he ne'er obligM. Like Cato give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise. Who but must...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend ; A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading'ev'n fools, by flatterers besieg'd; And so obliging, that he ne'er...senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause, While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise—- Who but...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...reserv'd to blame, or to commend, 205 A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging that he ne'er...senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; 213 While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...commend; ao» A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers hesieg'd, And so obliging that he ne'er oblig'd; Like Cato give...senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; 810 While wits and Templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...Alike reserv'd to blame or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Drrading ev'n fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging that he ne'er...his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applanse; While wita anoV templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise—...
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