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The poetical works of Alexander Pope - Page 9
by Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - 1851
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...eight lines aHe, who still wanting, tho' he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing left ; And he who now to sense, now nonsense, leaning,...translate, And own'd that nine such poets made a Tate. 190 How did they fume, and stamp, and roar, and chafe 1 And swear, not Addison himself was safe. Peace...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796
...eight lines aHe, who still wanting, tho' he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing left; And he who now to sense, now nonsense, leaning....It is not poetry, but prose run mad: All these my modestSatire bade translate, And own'd that nine such poets made a Tate. 190 How did they fume, and...
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Poems: Chiefly Occasional

William Cliffton - 1800 - 119 pages
...between the two sides of a question, and backs and fills like a ship lying off and on in a storm. A man " Who, now to sense, now nonsense leaning, " Means not, but blunders round about a meaning." As is somewhere said of pretty nearly the same kind of person. But touching the other gentlemen, I...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...still wanting, tho' he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing left. Johnson -f, who now to sense, now nonsense leaning, Means not,...sublimely bad, It is not poetry but prose run mad J : Should modest Satire bid all these translate, And own that nine such poets make a Tate ; • Philips....
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...still wanting, tho' he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing left. Johnson -f, who now to sense, now nonsense leaning, Means not,...sublimely bad, It is not poetry but prose run mad J : Should modest Satire bid all these translate, And own that nine such poets make a Tate ; » Philips....
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The Works, Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...still wanting, tho" he lives on theft, Steals much, spends httle, yet has nothing left. Johnson *, who now to sense, now nonsense leaning, Means not,...sublimely bad, It is not poetry but prose run mad t : Should modest Satire bid all these translate, Ami own that nine such poets make a Tate; How would...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing left ; And he who now to sense, now nonsense, leaning, 185 Means not, but blunders round about a meaning ; And...translate, And own'd that nine such poets made a Tate, 190 How did they fume, and stamp, and roar, and chafe ! And swear not Addison himself was safe. Peace...
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Poétique anglaise

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...une syllabe surabondante à la fin du vers ; c'est ce qu'il nomme une double rime : And he who,now to sense, now non-sense leaning Means not, but blunders round about a meaning* E, prologue to thé satyres. La rime est ici entre lean et mean ; la finale ing est surabondante dans...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...a-year ; He, who still wanting, though he lives On theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing left; And he who now to sense, now nonsense, leaning,...translate, And own'd that nine such poets made a Tate. 190 How did they fume, and stamp, and roar, and chafe 1 And swear, not Addison himself was safe. Peace...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing left ; And he who now to sense, now nonsense, leanin:;, Means not, but blunders round about a meaning And he whose fustian's so sublimely had, It is not poetry, but prose run mad : Al! these my modest satire hade translate, And own'd that...
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