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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 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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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...language. For a specimen in this way take these lines of Pope, Sect. III. Complete sentence*. 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 with...
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The Works, Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...each talent and each art to please, 195 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 poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...if they had their will ; " For every author would his brother kill.4* ' And Pope, " Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, " Bear like the Turk no brother near the throw." But this is net the best of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem ttf Fanshaw, and...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 6

Great Britain - 1804
...each art to pleufr, 105 And born to write, convcrfe, and live with cafe : Should fuch a man, too fonJ to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with fcornful, yrt with jealous eyes, And hatefor arts that caus'd himfclf to rife; zoo Damn...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...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 rival near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...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 it excelled by his poem to Fanshaw, and his elegy on Cowley. His praise...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...prologues, " Poeta 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.'* Bvjt this is not thq beft of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanfhaw, and his elegy...
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