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" Pretty! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. "
The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ... - Page 12
by Alexander Pope - 1754
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1752
...i foi the m oft deleft able things in nature, The things we know, are neither rich nor rare, 1 7 1 But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too j Well might they rage, I gave them but their due, A man's true merit 'tis not hard to find; 175 But...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...foreft, and wore out the wretched remainder of his life in all the agonies of defpair. Cl 24 PROLOGUE The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But...got there. Were others angry ; I excus'd them too j Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. NOTES. VER. 164. Jla/hlng Bentley] This great man,...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...Shakefpear's name. Pretty in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there *. • Verfe 167. The The imagery in thefe lines is exceffive]y beautiful, the fatire poignant to the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...in Milton's or in Shakefpear's name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! 170 The things we know are...rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were Were others angry : I excus'd them too ; Well might they rage; I gave them but their due. ^ A man's...
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A Tour Through Sicily and Malta: In a Series of Letters to William ..., Volume 2

Patrick Brydone - Malta - 1780
...feet above the level of the fea. They are of the commoneft kinds, cockles, muffels, oyfters, &c. " The things we know are neither rich nor rare ; " But wonder how the devil they got there." POPE. By what means they have been lifted up to this vaft height, and fo intimately mixed with the...
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Anecdotes of Painting in England;: With Some Account of the Principal ...

Horace Walpole - Gardening - 1786
...hugged by the royal fupporter*. A lion, an unicorn, and a king on fuch an eminence are very furprifing : The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare^ But wonder how the devil they got there. He alfo rebuilt fome part of All-Sou{s college, * Oxford, the two towers ovqr the gate of which are...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...in Milton's or in Sbaktfpear's name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, oritraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! 170 The things we know are...wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry: ] excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not hard...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790
...name. Pretty ! in amber to obfcrve the forms Of hairs, or flraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! ITO The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But...how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I cxcus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not hard...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - Conduct of life - 1791
...amber to oblcrvc the forms Of hairs, or draws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things we know arc neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry, 1 excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not hard...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...Amber to obiervc the forms Of hairs, or rtraws, or <liit, or grubs, or worms 1 The things we know arc neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry :' 1 excui'd them too ; Well might thev rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not...
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