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" Gen'rous converse ; a soul exempt from pride ; And love to praise, with reason on his side ? Such once were Critics ; such the happy few, Athens and Rome in better ages knew. "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 63
1808
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1869 - 485 pages
...forgotten. Though learn'd, well-bred ; and though well-bred, Modestly bold, and humanly severe; [sincere; Who to a friend his faults can freely show, And gladly...the merit of a foe? Blest with a taste exact, yet unconfined ; A knowledge both of books and human kind ; Generous converse; a soul exempt from pride;...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1869 - 485 pages
...forgotten. Though learn'd, well-bred ; and though well-bred, Modestly bold, and humanly severe; [sincere; Who to a friend his faults can freely show, And gladly praise the merit of a foe 3 Blest with a taste exact, yet unconfined; A knowledge both of books and human kind ; Generous converse...
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The Metropolitan Fifth Reader: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies ...

Mother Angela Gillespie - Elocution - 1871 - 450 pages
...proud to know ; TJnbiass'd, or by favor, or by spite ; Not dully prepossess'd, nor blindly right ; Though learn'd, well-bred; and, though well-bred,...freely show, And gladly praise the merit of a foe ? 5. Blest with a taste exact, yet unconfined ; A knowledge both of books and human kind ; Generous...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871
...: Excursusquo breves teutant. Nor forage far, but short excursions make. Dryden. — WAEEFIELD. 74 Who to a friend his faults can freely show, And gladly...the merit of a foe ? Blest with a taste exact, yet unconfined ; A knowledge hoth of books and human kind ; Gen'rous converse ; a soul exempt from pride...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872
...proud to know ? IJnbiass'd, or by favour, or by spite ; Not dully prepossess'd, nor blindly right ; Though learn'd, well-bred ; and though well-bred,...freely show, And gladly praise the merit of a foe ? Bless'd with a taste exact, yet unconfined ; ei D A knowledge both of books and humau kind ; Generous...
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The Treasury of Literature and Art: a Selection from the Best Writers

Treasury - Literature - 1872 - 160 pages
...know ; Unbias'd or by favour, or by spite; Not dully prepossessed, nor blindly right; Though learned, well-bred ; and, though well-bred, sincere ; Modestly...freely show, And gladly praise the merit of a foe ; Blessed with a taste exact, yet unconfined ; A knowledge both of books and human kind ; Generous...
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Sydney Punch Staff Papers

1872
...spite ; Not dully prepossessed, nor blindly right ; Though learned, well bred ; and, though well bred, sincere ; Modestly bold and humanly severe ; Who,...faults can freely show, — And gladly praise the merits of a foe ? If unknown to our finished English Poet, whose lines I have quoted, doubtless such...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1873 - 600 pages
...favour, or by spite ; Not dully prepossess'd, nor blindly right ; Tho' learn'd, well-bred ; and tho' well-bred, sincere, Modestly bold, and humanly severe...exact, yet unconfin'd ; A knowledge both of books and human kind : 640 Gen'rous converse ; a soul exempt from pride ; And love to praise, with reason...
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Elements of English Composition, Grammatical, Rhetorical, Logical, and ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1874 - 406 pages
...confounded with .humane (kind and compassionate); nor humanly with humanely, as in those lines of Pope: " Though learn'd, well-bred; and though well-bred, sincere; Modestly bold, and humanly severe." Humanity bears both senses. Ceremonious (attentive to the forms of civility) must not be used instead...
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Chips from Englisgh [!] Literature ...

Lewis Scharf - English literature - 1875 - 101 pages
...dully preposses'd, not blindly right; Though learned, weU-bred; and though well-bred, sincere; Modestty bold , and humanly severe; Who to a friend his faults...freely show, And gladly praise the merit of a foe? ') Bel Chaucer 1st von dieser art des reimes noch nichts zu finden; die stelle im original lautet,...
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