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" Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike; Alike... "
preface biograpical and critical, to the works of the english poets - Page 14
by samuel johnson - 1779
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...sultans, if they had their will ; " For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, " Bear like the Turk no brother near the throne." But this is not the best of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanshaw, and his elegy on Cowley. His praise...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...f ach 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 jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 200...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...talent and each nrt to please, And born to write, converse, anil live with ease : Should such a DIM, 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 ; 200...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...are sultans, if they had their -will ; For every author would his brother kill. And Pope, Should such a man too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne. But this is not the best of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanshaw, and his elegy on Gowley. His praise...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift...

Jonathan Swift - 1813
...with each talent and each art to please, And horn to write, converse, and live with ease : Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no hrother near the throne ; View him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd...
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Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr. Gay, &c. Prose miscellanies by ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...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; * Ambrose...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr ...

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...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; * Ambrose...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1814
...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 jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...sultans, if they had their will ; " For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, " Bear like the Turk no brother near the throne." But this is not the best of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanshaw, and his elegy on Cowley. His praise...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 5

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...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 jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise ; Damn...
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