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" And, when I die, be sure you let me know Great Homer died three thousand years ago. Why did I write? what sin to me unknown Dipp'd me in ink, my parents', or my own? "
The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill - Page 129
by John Bell - 1807
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...unknown 125 Dipt me in ink, my parents') or my own? As yet a child, nor yet a fool to fame, I lifp'd in numbers, for the numbers came. I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father difobey'd. 130 The Mufe but ferv'd to eafe fome friend, not Wife, To help me thro' this long difeafe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...unknown 125 Dipt me in ink) my parents'* or my own? As yet a child, nor yet a fool to fame, I lifp'd in numbers, for the numbers came. I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father difobey'd. 13 The Mufe but ferv'd to eafe fome friend, not Wife, To help me thro' this long difeafe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1751
...unknown 125 Dipt me in ink, my parents', or my own ? As yet a child, nor yet a fool to fame, I lifp'd in numbers, for the numbers came. I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father difobey'd. 130 The Mufe but ferv'd to cafe fome friend, not Wife, To help me thro' this long difeafe,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1752
...contrived to have all the adtors dreiTed after ihe pictures in his favourite Ogilby. At twelve he went with I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father difobey'd. 130 The Mufe but ferv'd to cafe fome friend, not Wife, To he,lp me thro' this long difeafe,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...flattery was as odious to him when there was feme ground for commendation, as when there was none. I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father difobey'4. The Mufe but ferv'd to eafe feme friend, not Wife, To help me thro' this long difesfe, my...
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An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope, Volume 1

Joseph Warton - Verse satire, English - 1756 - 495 pages
...ipfe reliquit opes Sponte fua carmen numeros veniebat ad aptos, Et quod conabar fcribere, verfus erat. I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father difobey'd ; While yet a child, e'er yet a fool to fame, I lifp'd in numbers, for the numbers came....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English poetry - 1760
...with verfes of his own. He had the addrefs to perfuade the upper boys to aft it ; he even prevailed on I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father difobey'd. 130 The Mufe butferv'd to eafefome friend, not Wife, To help me thro' this long difeafe,...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - Literary Criticism - 1762
...reliquit opes Sponte fua carmen numeros veniebat ad aptos, Et quod conabar fcribere, verfus erat. OVID. I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father difobey'd; While yet a child, e'er yet a fool to fame, I lifp'd in numbers, for the numbers came. POPE....
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The life of Alexander Pope; with a critical essay on his writings and genius

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 12 pages
...ia the epiftle above mentioned, that he broke no duty, nor difobeyed any parent by commencing poet I left no calling for this idle trade, No duty broke, no father difobey'd.' By the time he was fifteen, having made a very refpe&able proficiency in the learned languages,...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...in the epiftle above mentioned, that he broke no duty, nor difobeyed any parent by commencing poet " I left no calling for this idle trade, " No duty broke, no father difobey'd." By the time he was fifteen, having made a very refpe&able proficiency in the learned languages,...
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