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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 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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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...sultans, if they had their will y " 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...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819
...of Atticus, delineated by Pope, is a very lively and forcible example of this figure. " Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near his throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...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 Cowley. His praise...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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 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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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 Cowley. His praise...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...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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Oeuvres, Volume 1

Jacques Delille - English poetry - 1824
...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 whim with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn...
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