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" Who now reads Cowley ? if he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit; Forgot his Epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart. "
The British Poets: Including Translations ... - Page 40
by British poets - 1822
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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire ..., Volume 7

Lancashire (England) - 1855
...once been awarded to Cowley ; and thus it happened that in the very next generation Pope could ask : " Who now reads Cowley ? If he pleases yet, His moral...pointed wit : Forgot his epic, nay, Pindaric art, Bat still I love the language of his heart." Thus neglected, he passed away from public notice. Few...
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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire ..., Volume 7

Lancashire (England) - 1855
...once been awarded to Cowley ; and thus it happened that in the very next generation Pope could ask : " Who now reads Cowley ? If he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not Ms pointed wit : Forgot his epic, nay, Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart." Thus...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...measure merits, look in Stowe, And estimating authors by the year, Bestow a garland only on a bier. Forgot his epic, nay, Pindaric art ; But still I love...surely, these were famous men ! What boy but hears te sayings of old Ben? In all debates, where critics bear a part, Not one but nods, and talks of J...
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The task, Table talk, and other poems: With critical observations of various ...

William Cowper - 1856 - 435 pages
...night by cattle put in by his neighbors." The character of his genius is well expressed by Pope : " Who now reads Cowley ? If he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit : Forget his epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart.1' Cowper has also...
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THE LITERATURE AND THE LITERARY MEN OF Great Britain and Ireland

ABRAHAM MILLS, A.M. - 1856
...David. The peculiar character of his genius is happily expressed by Pope in the following lines : — Who now reads Cowley? If he pleases yet. His moral pleases, not his pointed wit: Forget his epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart. Cowley's ' Love Poems'...
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1857 - 508 pages
...pleasing picture of his abilities and of his heart, and justify the well-known lines of Pope : — Who now reads Cowley ! If he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit ; Forgot his epie, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart. The testimony of Campbell to the...
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The Task, Table Talk, and Other Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1857 - 435 pages
...every night by cattle put in by his neighbors." The character of his genius is well expressed by Pope : "Who now reads Cowley? If he pleases yet; His moral pleases, not his pointed wit : Forget his epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart." Cowper has also drawn...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1859 - 478 pages
...his own despite. Ben, old and poor, as little scem'd to hced The life to come, in every poet's erced. oe, His heart and eyes with flaming fury glow : But present epie, nay Pindaric art ', But still I love the language of his heart. " Yet surely, surely, these were...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1860
...creed. Who now reads Cowlcy ? if he pleases j** I lie moral pleases, not his pointed wit; Forgot n:s epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart. ' Yet surely, surely, Ihesc were famous men ! Wliat boy but hears the sayings of old Ben? In all debates where critics bear...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1864
...pathos, reverie, and Eastern munificence of thought we dare not trust ourselves to talk of; and — " Who now reads Cowley? If he pleases, yet His moral pleases, not his pointed Ģit; Forgot his epic — nay, Pindaric art, — But still I love the language of his heart." Pope...
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