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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 pages
...Shakspeare's name Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! / 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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Tacitus. Tr. by A. Murphy, Volume 5

Publius Cornelius Tacitus - 1831
...has said, Pretty in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, and straws, and dirt, and grubs, and worms; The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. If the authority of another poet may be admitted, Martial has removed the wonder. He tells us, in three...
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Hours of idleness. English bards and Scotch reviewers. Hints from Horace ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1831
...Lepidus" of this poetical triumvirate. I am only surprised to see him in such good company. *' Such things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil he came there." The trio arc well defined in the sixth proposition of Euclid : * Because, in the...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 8

1844
...leave their larder. All these Beem out of place — unnatural means to the end — " The things we see are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there." From my fondness for spaniels, the infinite pains I have taken in the breeding and breaking, and the...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - Poets, English - 1832
...Lepidus" of this poetical triumvirate. I am only surprised to see him in such good company. " Such things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil he came there." The trio are well defined in the sixth proposition of Euclid : " Because, in the triangles...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - Poets, English - 1832
...Lepidus" of this poetical triumvirate. I am only surprised to see him in such good company. " Such things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil In. came there." The trio are well defined in the sixth proposition of Euclid : " Because, in the triangles...
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Arnold's Magazine of the Fine Arts: And Journal of Literature and ..., Volume 4

Art - 1832
...obtruded on the spectator, on the most solemn occasions, as the principal objects in the piece 1 ! ! ** The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there !" With all these defects, such are the powers displayed in their works, that many of those of a confessedly...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...in Milton's or in Shakspeare's name. Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! 170 The things, we know,...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 Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...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 'tit not hard...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 9

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...Lepidus" of this poetical triumvirate. I am only surprised to see him in such good company. " Such things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil he came there,*' The trio are well defined in the sixth proposition of Euclid : " Because, in the triangles...
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