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" For thee we dim the eyes, and stuff the head With all such reading as was never read : For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, goddess, and about it : So spins the silkworm small its slender store, And labours till it clouds... "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 104
by English poets - 1790
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The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1728 - 51 pages
...thing 'till all men doubt it, 1 60 And write about it, Goddefs, and about it ; So fpins the filkworm fmall its flender ftore, And labours, 'till it clouds itfelf all o'er. Not that my pen to criticks was confin'd, My verfe gave ampler leflbns to mankind ; 1 65 So written precepts may...
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1729 - 238 pages
...read ; For thee fupplying, in the worft of days, Notes to dull books, and prologues to dull plays i For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs, and about it ; 1 70 So' fpins the filk-wornr fmall- its flender ftore, And labours, 'till it clouds itfelf all o'er....
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus. Written ...

Alexander Pope - 1735 - 263 pages
...iabale. For thee fupplying, in the 'worft of days, " Notes to dull books, and prologues to dull plays ; For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs, and about it ; i70 So fpins the filk-worm fmall its flender ftore, And labours, 'till it clouds itfelf all o'er....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1736
...whale. For thee fupplyiug, in the worft of days, Notes to dull books, and prologues to dull plays; For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddcfs, and. about it. ; 170 So fpins the filk- worm fniall its flender ftore, And labours, 'till...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1751
...communicating, in its obicurity, with Subjiance, and, in its emptinefs, with Names. tfc nin L . For thce explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs, and about it: So fpins the filk-worm fmall its flender ftore, And labours till it clouds itfelf all o'er. What tho' we let fome...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1752
...Societies. PW For thee we dim the eyes, and fluff the head With all fuch reading as was never read : For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And...write about it, Goddefs, and about it : So fpins the filk-worm fmall its {lender flore, And labours till it clouds itfelf all o'er. What tho' we let fome...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 5

Robert Shiells - 1753
...read ; For thee, fupplying in the worft of days, Notes to dull books, and prologues to dull plays j For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And...write about it, goddefs, and about it ; So fpins the filk-worm fmall its flender ftore, And labours till it clouds itfelf all o'er. In the year 1726 Mr....
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1754
...Societies. For thee we dim the eyes, and fluff the head With all fuch reading as was never read : 2-o For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, Goddefs, and abt>ut it u So fpins the filk-worm fmall its flender ftore, And labours till it clouds itfelf all o'er....
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...Societies. For thee we dim the eyes, and fluff the head With all fuch reading as was never read : 250 For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And...write about it, Goddefs, and about it : So fpins the filk-worm fmall its flender ftore, And labours till it clouds itfelf all o'er. REMARKS. VER. 247. the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...beĢ T z For thee we dim the eyes, and fluff the head With all fuch reading as was never read : 250 For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And...write about it, Goddefs, and about it : So fpins the (ilk-worm fmall its (lender (lore, And labours till it clouds itfelf all o'er. What tho' we let fome...
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