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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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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1794
...pear's name. Pretty ! in Amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, or Draws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Wife others angry : I ex'cus'd ihem too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's...
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British Synonymy: Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of ..., Volumes 1-2

Hester Lynch Piozzi - English language - 1794 - 516 pages
...read of one author preferved in the amber of another, before now ; and have faid with Mr. Pope ; Such things we know are neither rich nor RARE, But wonder how the devil they got there ! And I fee not why this paflage mould have been unintelligible. A cart-wheel is certainly no SCARCE...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Sbatcfieare's name. Pictty ! in Amber to obfervc the forms Of hairs, or llraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But...got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too ; \Vell might they tage, I gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not hard to find ; But...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796
...hairs, .or straws, or dirt, o,r grubs, or >verms! 170 The things, we know, are neither rich nor tare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry, I excus'd them too ; Well might they raŁe, I gave thftiu but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not hard lo find; ITS But each man's secret...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...you have found the caufe of your difcafe, than to find you differ from me in my opinion about Horace. The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were v or E s. Horace. Diflention in matters of opinion (let the fubjeft be what it will) is natural, I...
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The Monthly Review

1797
...sect, nit.' ' 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. * As I have occasionally quoted, for the entertainment of the render and to relieve the dryncss of...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1798
...by the royal fupporters : a lion, an unicorn, and a king, on fuch an eminence, are very furprifmg. " The things we know are neither rich nor rare, " But wonder how the devil they got there." He alfo rebuilt fomc part of All-Souls-coIlege, 'Oxford At Blenheim and Gallic-Howard he was affociated...
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The whole poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq., including his translations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...hairs, or draws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! i;o i'fhe thing* we know are neither rich nor rare, 1 10; But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd tnem too; , Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not hard to find;...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 6

Great Britain - 1804
...in Miltc.n'; or in Shakeipeare's name. Pretty! in amber to pbferve the forms Of hairs, or draws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! 170 The things we know are...wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : 1 excus'd tliem too ; Well might they rage, | gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1806
...which he is reported to have bioke out — " Quodnam ego tantum fcclus concepi, O Chriite ! qucm ego The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were NOTES. tgo tuorum unquain Ixfi, ut ita inexpiabili in me odio debaccheri:. ? .Audi ea qure tibi mentis...
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