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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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A History of English Laughter: Laughter from Beowulf to Beckett and Beyond

Manfred Pfister - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 201 pages
...with Talents, hred in Arts tu piease, Was form'd 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 scomful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate, for Arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn...
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Johnson, Writing, and Memory

Greg Clingham - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 222 pages
...Pope's portrait of Addison ("Atticus") in the Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot contains the lines: "Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, / Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne" (lines 197-98); and Johnson's "rivals in the Roman state" perhaps has in mind the tragic impasse in...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

Wystan Hugh Auden - Poetry - 2004 - 553 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 caused himself to rise; Damn...
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Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 2004 - 432 pages
...: 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 J, no brother near the throne^ View ' Ver. igo; f Sat. i. J This is from Bacon de Augmentis Sclent,...
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Baroque Garden Cultures: Emulation, Sublimation, Subversion, Volume 25

Michel Conan - History - 2005 - 433 pages
...born with Talents, bred in Arts to please, Was form'd to write, converse & live with ease; Shou'd 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 :" Pope, mss., marked "Precious" in pencil by someone,...
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西洋文學術語手冊

張錯 - Literature - 2005 - 335 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 caused himself to rise; Damn...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - Literary Collections - 2007 - 283 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 caused himself to rise; Damn...
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