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preface biograpical and critical, to the works of the english poets - Page 14
by samuel johnson - 1779
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, t* Bear like the Turk no brother near the " throne."...excelled by his poem to Fanfhaw, and his elegy on Cowley. . t ,•••'• I ' ' " His praife of Fanfhaw's verfion of Guarini, contains a very fpritcly and...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...prologues, " Poets are fultans, if they had their will ; " For. every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone,...Bear like the Turk no brother near the " throne." f But this is not the beft of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanfhaw, and his elegy...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - 1782
...: Bleft with each talent and each art to pleafe, And born to write, converfe, and live with eafe : Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk*, no brother near the throne, View him with fcornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd hrmfelf to rife j Damn...
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The Beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...infpires, Bleft with each talent and each art to pleafe, And born to write, converfe, and live with eafe : Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with fcornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himfelf to rife ; Damn...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alono, " Bear like the Turk no brother near the throne." But...this is not the beft of his little pieces : it is ^celled by his poem to Fanfhaw, and his elegy on Cowley. His praife of Fanfhaw's verfion of Guarini,...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...prologues, " Poets are fultans, if they had their will ; " For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone,..." Bear like the Turk no brother near the throne." 7 tT •^ J . But this is not the beft of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanfhaw,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...Bleft with each talent and each art to pleafe, 195 And born to write, converfe, and live with cafe : Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him. with fcornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate .for arts that caus'd himfelf to rife ; 200...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...prologues, " Poets are fultans, if they had their will; " For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone,...excelled by his poem to Fanfhaw, and his elegy on Cowley. Hispraifeof Fanfhaw's verfion of Guarini, contains a very fpritely and judicious chara&er: of a good...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790
...Bleft with each talent and each art to pleafe, 195 And born to write, converfe, and live with eafe : Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with fcornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himfelf to rife; ace Damn...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...liciiBle.'t Bleft xvith each talent and each art to plcafe, And born to write, convcrfe, and live with cafe : Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with fcomful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himfelf to rile ; Damn...
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