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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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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...somo more sober critic come abroad; If wrong, I smiled, if right, I kiss'd the rod. Pains, rending, G w U \~[N. } F ,P +F f',ݶF }+ ӕ 0 v ite Commas and points they set exactly right, And 't were a sin to rob them of their mite. Yet ne'er...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...Did some more sober critic come aboard ; 1 verses 2 poetry If wrong, I smiled ; if right, I kissed _ ue! dѐ P # = . Y5 h _3O1 Pr X T i 161 And 'twere a sin to rob them of their mite ; Yet ne'er one sprig of laurel graced these ribalds,...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...sober critic come aboard; If wrong, I smiled; if right, I kissed the rod. Pains, reading, study, arc been at his devys • In heigh and lowe; and thus...assent W r e been acorded to his juggement. And ther 161 And 'twere a sin to rob them of their mite; Yet ne'er one sprig of laurel graced these ribalds,...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope, John Butt - Poetry - 1963 - 850 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,...pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. 160 Comma's and points they set exactly right, And 'twere a sin to rob them of their Mite. Yet ne'r...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 4, The Eighteenth Century

H. B. Nisbet, Claude Rawson - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 951 pages
...alone': I. 150), and Epistle to Arbuthnot, ll. 157-72 ('Comma's and points they set exactly right'; 'Pains, reading, study, are their just pretence, / And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense': ll. 159-61). 4 Voltaire, Oeuvres, XX, p. 118; Encyclopedie, sv 'Gens de lettres' ('leur critique ne...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...too late. SIR SIDNEY NOLAN (1917-92), Australian artist. Daily Telegraph (London, 15 Sept. 1992). 24 British author. ALEXANDER POPE (1 688-1 744), English salirical poet- Epistle to Dr. Arbulhnol. 25 The television critic,...
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Essay on Man and Other Poems

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1994 - 99 pages
...waged no war with Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober critic come abroad — If wrong, I smiled; if right, I kiss'd the rod. Pains, reading, study, are their just pretence, " George Granville, Baron Lansdowne, patron of Pope. 16 William Walsh, critic and poet 3" Sir Samuel...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope, Pat Rogers - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...Bedlam or the Mint. Did some more sober critic come abroad? If wrong, I smiled; if right, I kissed the rod. Pains, reading, study, are their just pretence, And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense. 160 Commas and points they set exacdy right, And 'twere a sin to rob them of their mite. Yet ne'er...
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The Wanderer, Or, Female Difficulties

Fanny Burney, Margaret Anne Doody - Political Science - 2001 - 957 pages
...female professional performer. "spirit, taste, and sense": Pope's Epistle to Dr. Arbuthiot (1735): 'Pains, reading, study, are their just pretence, | And all they want is spirit, taste, and sense', 11. 159-60. viituosi: (plural of virtuoso), collectors, connoisseurs, amateurs with an interest in...
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Love and Loss: Divorce Poetry

Poet Laureate Jean Elizabeth Ward - Poetry - 2008 - 152 pages
...No longer being a Haus Frau; I'll get over how I feel right now! My blessed Lord will show me how. *DID SOME MORE sober critic come abroad? If wrong, I smil'd; if right, I kiss'd the rod. *Excerpt from poem Epistle to Several Persons: Dr. Arbuthnot (Lines 157-158) By Alexander Pope 66 A...
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