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" Now high, now low, now master up, now miss, And he himself one vile antithesis. Amphibious thing ! that acting either part, The trifling head, or the corrupted heart ; Fop at the toilet, flatterer at the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. "
A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the ... - Page 149
by John Burke - 1832
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A History of Eighteenth Century Literature (1660-1780)

Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1889 - 415 pages
...corrupted heart, Fop at the toilet, flatterer at the board, Now trips a Lady, and now struts a Lord. Eve's tempter thus the Rabbins have exprest, A cherub's...the rest ; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust." In July appeared the Second Satire,...
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a history of eighteenth century literature

edmund gosse, ma - 1889
...corrupted heart, III 1C Fop at the toilet, flatterer at the board, Now trips a Lady, and now struts a Lord. Eve's tempter thus the Rabbins have exprest, A cherub's...the rest ; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust." In July appeared the Second Satire,...
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Reading Deconstruction, Deconstructive Reading

G. Douglas Atkins - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 158 pages
...corrupted Heart! Fop at the Toilet, Flatt'rer at the Board, Now trips a Lady, and now struts a Lord. Eve 's Tempter thus the Rabbins have exprest, A Cherub's...the rest; Beauty that shocks you, Parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and Pride that licks the dust. (ll. 309-33) According to Aubrey Williams,...
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Essay on Man and Other Poems

Alexander Pope - Philosophy - 1994 - 99 pages
...the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. Eve's tempter thus the Rabbins have express'd, A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest. Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust. Not Fortune's worshipper, nor Fashion's...
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The Columbia History of British Poetry

Carl Woodring, James S. Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 732 pages
...the grand innocence of civility, and so to re-create in society the first sin of the first garden. Eve's Tempter thus the Rabbins have exprest, A Cherub's Face, a Reptile all the rest. . . . There is perhaps no more powerful an instance of Pope's familiarizing an ancient myth than in...
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Secret Sexualities: A Sourcebook of 17th and 18th Century Writing

Ian McCormick - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 262 pages
...the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeaks; exprest, A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks Or at the ear of Eve, 44 familiar toad, Half froth,...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope, Pat Rogers - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. Eve's tempter thus the rabbins have expressed, 330 A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest, Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust. Not fortune's worshipper, nor fashion's...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 672 pages
...associated words. Alexander Pope reminds us of the form attributed to the serpent in the Garden of Eden: Eve's tempter thus the Rabbins have exprest, A Cherub's face, a reptile all the rest. rep II: snatch. See labh. L rapere, raptitm. rape, ravish; note the contrasted meanings of ravishing,...
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Classic Writings on Poetry

William Harmon - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 538 pages
...board, Now trips a lady, and now stmts a lord. Eve's tempter thus the rabbins have express 'd, A chemb's face, a reptile all the rest; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will tmst, Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust. Not fortune's worshipper, nor fashion's...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

W. H. Auden - Poetry - 2004 - 553 pages
...the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. Eve's tempter thus the Rabbins have expressed, A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust; Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust. Not fortune's worshipper, nor fashion's...
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