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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 Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - 1757
...Blefs'd with each talent and each art to pleafe, 45 ' And born to write, converfe, and live with eafc : Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne ; View him with fcornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himfelf to rife ; r...
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A new and general biographical dictionary, Volume 1

New and general biographical dictionary - Biography - 1761
...infpires, Bleft with each talent and each art to plfeafe, 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 fearful eyes, And hate for arts, that caus'd himfelf to rife j Damn...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 1

Biography - 1761
...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 fearful eyes, And hate for arts, that caused himfelf to rife j Damn...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...; 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 j Damn...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...talent and each art to pleafe, And born to write, converfe, and live with eafe: •;-.• ,-/ „' ; -1 Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk^ no brother near the throne ; . View him with fcornful,yetwith fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himfelf to rife; Damn...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...Bleft with eftch talent and each art to pleafe, " And born to write, converfe, and live with cafe : " Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, " Bear, like the Turk, no rival near the throne, " View him with fcornful, yet with jealous eyes, ' " And hate for arts, thatcaus'd...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Biography - 1769 - 578 pages
...Bleft with rtch 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 rival near the throne, " View him with fcornful, yet with jealous eyes, " And hate for arts, that caus'd...
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London Review of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 3

Bibliography - 1776
...artifice, for even the moft copious and expreffive language. For a fpecimen in this way take thefe lines of Pope, Should fuch a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the TUI"k, no brother near the throne. View him wiih fcornful, yet with jealous eyes. And h.itc for arts...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...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 *'...no brother near " the throne." But this is not the bcft of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanfhaw, and his elegy on Cowley. His praife...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Bleft with each talent snd each art to pleafe, 195 And born to write, conyerfe, 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 ; 20*...
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