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" Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeaks ; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad, , Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad,... "
A General and Heraldic Dictionary of the Peerage and Baronetage of the ... - Page 147
by John Burke - 1832
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Secret Sexualities: A Sourcebook of 17th and 18th Century Writing

Ian McCormick - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 262 pages
...toilet, flatt'rer at the board, Now trips a lady, now struts a lord. Eve's tempter thus the Rabbins have the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeaks; exprest, A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust,...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope, Pat Rogers - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...beauty ne'er enjoys: So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams...And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeaks; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, 320 In puns, or...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt that stinks and stings. 8858 'An Epistle to DrArbuthnot' 8859 'An Epistle to DrArbuthnot' And he himself one vile antithesis. 8860 'An Epistle to DrArbuthnot'...
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Landmarks in English Literature

Philip Gaskell - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 173 pages
...ne'er enjoys. So well-bred Spaniels civilly delight 1n mumbling of the Game they dare not bite. 10 Eternal Smiles his Emptiness betray. As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid 1mpotence he speaks. And, as the Prompter breathes, the Puppet squeaks; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

W. H. Auden - Poetry - 2004 - 553 pages
...beauty ne'er enjoys: So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams...And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeaks ; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, In puns, or politics,...
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The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire

Kirk Freudenburg - History - 2005 - 352 pages
...beauty ne'er enjoys; So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams...And - as the prompter breathes - the puppet squeaks; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth half venom, spits himself abroad, In puns or politics...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...beauty ne'er enjoys; So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams...And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeaks; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, In puns, or politics,...
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