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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ... - Page 191
by Alexander Pope - 1812
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The young man's book of classical letters: consisting of epistolary ...

Author of The young man's own book - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1841 - 320 pages
...(afterwards Sir Richard) Steel. July 15, 1712. DEAR SIR, You formerly observed to me, that nothingmakes a more ridiculous figure in a man's life, than the...perpetually exhibiting a miserable example of the alternate weakness of his mind, and of his body. I have had frequent opportunities of late to consider...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1847
...well as he can, and to make the best of it. I am your, &c. LETTER V. TO MR. STEELE. July 15, 1712. You formerly observed to me that nothing made a more...unfortunate constitution is perpetually exhibiting a 4 The foregoing similitudes our author had put into verse some years before, and inserted into Mr....
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The life of Alexander Pope: including extracts from his correspondence

Robert Carruthers - 1857 - 490 pages
...must have cost the writer as much trouble as an equal number of lines in verse: " July 15, 1712. " Yon formerly observed to me, that nothing made a more...exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of bis mind, and of his body, in their turns. I have had frequent opportunities of late to consider myself...
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Literature in Letters, Or, Manners, Art, Criticism, Biography, History, and ...

James Philemon Holcombe - American letters - 1866 - 520 pages
...Alexander Pope to Richard Steele. July 15, 1741 DEAR SIR : You formerly observed to me, that nothing makes a more ridiculous figure in a man's life than the...perpetually exhibiting a miserable example of the alternate weakness of his mind and of his body. I have Lad Alexander Pope to liichard Steele— The...
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New Universal Letter-writer ... to which are Prefixed ... a Set of ...

Letter writing - 1867 - 208 pages
...Yours, most sincerely. LETTER XVIII .— From Mr. Pope to Mr. Steele, on Sickness and Dying young. Sir . You formerly observed to me, that nothing made a more...the weakness of his mind, and of his body, in their turn. I have had frequent opportunities of late to consider myself in these different views : and I...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871 - 10 pages
...it as well as he can, and to make the best of it. I am your, &c. 6. POPE TO STEELE. July 15, 1712. You formerly observed to me that nothing made a more...his mind, and of his body, in their turns. I have 1 The foregoing similitudes our fication of them as they are since author had put into verse some printed...
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The Works of ...

Alexander Pope - 1871
...it as well as he can, and to make the best of it. I am your, &c. 6. POPE TO STEELE. July 15, 1712. You formerly observed to me that nothing made a more...his mind, and of his body, in their turns. I have 1 The foregoing similitudes our fication of them aa they are since author had put into verse some printed...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871 - 10 pages
...to make the best of it. I am your, &c. 0. POPE TO STEELE. July 15, 1712. You formerly observed to mo that nothing made a more ridiculous figure in a man's...his mind, and of his body, in their turns. I have 1 The foregoing similitudes our fication of them as they are since author had put into verse some printed...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1872 - 776 pages
...Shakspeare; and Preface! to hit Pastorals and collected works. LETTER TO 8TEELE, UPON EARLY DEATH. You formerly observed to me, that nothing made a more...and well. Thus, one of an unfortunate constitution U perpetually exhibiting a miserable example of the weakness of hiť mind and of his body, in their...
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Typical selections from the best English authors, with ..., Volume 2

Edith Emily Smith - 1876
...but, if his chance be otherwise, he is e'en to play it as well as he can, and to make the best of it. You formerly observed to me, that nothing made a more ridiculous figure in a man's life, thafl the disparity we often find in him sick and well : thus one of an unfortunate constitution is...
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