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" Commas and points they set exactly right, And 'twere a sin to rob them of their mite. "
The Life of Richard Bentley: With an Account of His Writings and Anecdotes ... - Page 378
by James Henry Monk - 1833 - 2 pages
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 164 pages
...not in debt. If want provok'd, or madness made them print, I wag'd no war with Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober critic come abroad ; If wrong,...pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. 160 Commas and points they set exactly right, And 'twere a sin to rob them of their mite. Yet ne'er...
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 164 pages
...not in debt. If want provok'd, or madness made them print, I wag'd no war with Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober critic come abroad; If wrong,...pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. 160 Each wight, who reads not, and but scans and spells, Each word-catcher, that lives on syllables,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope, John Wilson Croker - Poets, English - 1881
...Bedlam or the Mint ? Should some more sober Critics come abroad. If wrong, I smile ; if right, I kiss the Rod. Pains, Reading, Study, are their just Pretence,...and Sense. Commas and Points they set exactly right ; Aud 'twere a Sin to rob them of their Mite. In future Ages how their Fame will spread, For routing...
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A Text-book on English Literature: With Copious Extracts from the Leading ...

Brainerd Kellogg - English literature - 1884 - 478 pages
...I wag'd no war with Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober critic come abroad; If wrong, 1 smiled; if right, I kiss'd the rod. Pains, reading, study...spirit, taste, and sense. Commas and points they set exaclly right, And 'twere a sin to rob them of their mite. Yet ne'er one sprig of laurel grac'd these...
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Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot

1885 - 51 pages
...in debt. If want provok'd, or madness made them print, 155 I wag'd no war with Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober Critic come abroad; If wrong,...kiss'd the rod. Pains, reading, study, are their just pretense, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. 160 Commas and points they set exactly right,...
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The World of Music: The Great Virtuosi

Anna Dunphy comtesse de Brémont - Musicians - 1892 - 257 pages
...the hopelessly stupid. Their solemn pretensions are comic in their very seriousness. As Pope says : ' Pains, reading, study are their just pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense." To place the merits of Beethoven in competition with the merits of Hummel is as absurd as to attempt...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 175

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle - 1892
...the taunt of Pope, who classes him with those of whom it may be said : ' Pains, reading, study arc their just pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense.' Had Theobald's services extended no further than we have described, he would have been entitled to...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...in debt. If want provok'd, or madness made them print, 155 I wag'd no war with Bedlam or the Mini1*. Did some more sober Critic come abroad ; If wrong,...pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. 160 l- [See note to p. 15.] 1 [See note to p. 13.] 3 [See note to p. 17.] 4 [William Congreve (born...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...in debt. If want provokM, or madness made them print, 155 I wag'd no war with Bedlam or the Mint^* Did some more sober Critic come abroad ; If wrong,...pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. 160 1 [See note to p. 15.] a [See note to p. 13.] 3 [See note to p. 17.] 4 [William Congreve (born...
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Essays and Studies

John Churton Collins - English drama - 1895 - 369 pages
...recur, would in itself refute the sarcasm of Pope, who classes him with those of whom it may be said — Pains, reading, study are their just pretence, And all they want is spirit, lAite, and sense. Had Theobald's services extended no further thai we have described, he would have...
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