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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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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791
...ˇnfpires ; Blcft with each talent and each art to plcafc, And born to v.rite, convufe, and live with cafe: Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, Vitw him with fcoinful, vet with jealous eyes, And hate for puts that cnus'd himfelf to rue ; Damn...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1794
...infpircs ; Bled with each talent and each art topleafe, And born to write, converfe, and live with eafa : Should fuch' a man; too fond to rule alone, Bear, like; the Tuck,, no brother near the throne,; View, him with fcornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...talent and each art to plt-afc. And born te write, converfe, and live with eafc : Should fuch a mail, too fond to rule alone. Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with fcornful, yet with jealou« eye«, And hate for arts that caus'd himfelf to rile ; joo...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Kli.lt with each talent and each art to plcafe, And born to write, convcrfc, 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 himlelf to rife ; Damn...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796
...each talent and each art to please, io,5 And born to write, converse, and live with ease ; Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes. And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 20*...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1796
...infpirel., Bleft with each talent and each art to pleaft, And born to write, converfe, and live witheafe; Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the T urk, no rival near the- throne, view him with fcornful, yet with lealous eyes, And hate for arts...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...will ; " For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, '» " Should such a man, too fond to mid alone, " Bear like the Turk no brother near the throne." But this is net the best of his little pieces'.' it is excelled by his poem" to •fJmhaw, and his elegy on Cowley....
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...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,...the throne." But this is not the beft of his little piecfcs : it is excelled by his poem to Fanfhaw, and his elegy on Cow-ley. His praife of Fanfhaw's...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...with each talent and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease : Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne ; View him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...with each talent and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease : Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne ; View him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn...
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