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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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...with each talent and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease: Should such Where flames refin'd in breasts seraphic glow v Thou, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1824
...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 Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by Himself ...

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...shall, that part is untrue, we ought surely to give little credit to the rest. Bon-lei. Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, mcr (which Tickell had omitted to insert amongst Addison's Works) in a long epistle to Congreve, affirms...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1824
...shall, that part is untrue, we ought surely to give little credit to the rest. Bowles. Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, mer (which Tickell had omitted to insert amongst Addison's Works) in a long epistle to Congreve, affirms...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...will; For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should such a man, too fond to rule atone, 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: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...are sultans, if they had their will ; For ev'ry 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.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...are sultans, if they had their will ; For every authour 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 anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...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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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...with eaeh talent and eaeh art to please, And bom to write, eonverse, and live with east: Should sueh om this, by merited View him with seornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that eaus'd himself to rise ; Daum...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...with each talent and each art to please, And Ixirn to write, converse, and live with ease: Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother neur the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself...
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