The Rape of the Lock: An Heroi-comical Poem : in Five Canto's

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Bernard Lintott, 1715 - 52 pages
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Page 21 - Hampton takes its name. Here Britain's statesmen oft the fall foredoom Of foreign tyrants and of nymphs at home; Here thou, great Anna! whom three realms obey, Dost sometimes counsel take— and sometimes tea. Hither the heroes and the nymphs resort, To taste awhile the pleasures of a court; In various talk th...
Page 24 - Th' imperial consort of the crown of Spades. The Club's black Tyrant first her victim...
Page 13 - The rest the winds dispers'd in empty air. But now secure the painted vessel glides, The sunbeams trembling on the floating tides ; While melting music steals upon the sky, And...
Page 3 - Nor bound thy narrow Views to Things below. Some secret Truths from Learned Pride conceal'd, To Maids alone and Children are reveal'd : What tho' no Credit doubting Wits may give?
Page 34 - Repair'd to search the gloomy cave of Spleen. Swift on his sooty pinions flits the gnome, And in a vapour reach'd the dismal dome.
Page 36 - On various tempers act by various ways, Make some take physic, others scribble plays; Who cause the proud their visits to delay, And send the godly in a pet to pray. A nymph there is, that all thy pow'r disdains, And thousands more in equal mirth maintains.
Page 24 - The rebel Knave, who dares his prince engage, Proves the just victim of his royal rage.
Page 47 - Dapperwit, and sunk beside his chair. A mournful glance Sir Fopling upwards cast, ' Those eyes are made so killing
Page 25 - Of broken Troops an easy Conquest find. Clubs, Diamonds, Hearts, in wild Disorder seen, With Throngs promiscuous strow the level Green.

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