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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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...Sbakspeare's name. 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...how the devil they got there. Were others angry: I excused 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 Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822
...vitam agere decrevi." Whereupon, says my author, he quitted the converse of men, threw himself into The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. NOTES. the thickest of a forest, and wore out the wretched remainder of his life in all the agonies...
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The Council of ten [ed. and mainly written by J.S. Boone]., Volume 1

1822
...God knows, are neither rich nor rare; But we wonder how the devil they got there. says " John Bull." The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how .the devil they got theresays Pope. Where was the man's ear, when he could write such a line, in the idea that it was an...
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A letter to ... Peter Elsmley ... in answer to the appeal made to professor ...

sir Daniel Keyte Sandford - 1822
...is elected, but the how or the why will be beyond the reach of our sagacity ;— We know the things are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there ! The remainder of these four things consists of three discoveries, of the highest importance to science...
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The Lucubrations of Humphrey Ravelin, Esq. [pseud.]: Late Major in the ...

George Procter - United States - 1823 - 414 pages
...among my lucubrations, and thus give him that immortality which the commentators on Shakspeare enjoy. " The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there." THE DAY OF BADAJOS. ' " Now speak, old soldier, The height of honour ?" " Rather to suffer than to...
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Oeuvres, Volume 1

Jacques Delille - English poetry - 1824
...Shakespeare's name. 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...how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excused them too; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not hard...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1824
...Shakspeare's name. 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...how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excused 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 Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...word-catchers. That the GENIUS, or rather the professors of PHILOLOGY are deservedly characterized by the name The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. NOTES. name of ribalds, is a strange assertion for a commentator who has devoted so considerable a...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1824
...word-catchers. That the GENIUS, or rather fhe professors of PHILOLOGY are deservedly characterized by the name The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. NOTES. name of ribalds, is a strange assertion for a commentator who has devoted so considerable a...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...Shakspeare's name. Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grabs, or worms ! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But...how the devil they got there. Were others angry, I excused them too; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not hard...
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