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" I said; Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages! nay 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out: Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ... - Page 6
by Alexander Pope - 1846
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The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Noctes ambrosianae

John Wilson - 1855
...I said, Tie up the knocker — say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages ! nay, 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out : Fire in each...my thickets, through my grot they glide, By land, by water, they renew the charge, They stop the chariot, and they board the barge. No place is sacred,...
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The works of professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier, Volume 2

John Wilson - 1855
...I said, Tie up the knocker — say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages ! nay, 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out : Fire in each...my thickets, through my grot they glide, By land, by water, they renew the charge, They stop the chariot, and they board the barge. No place is sacred,...
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Noctes ambrosianae

John Wilson - 1855
...I said, Tie up the knocker — say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages ! nay, 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out : Fire in each...hide ? They pierce my thickets, through my grot they glido, By land, by water, they renew the charge, They stop the chariot, and they board the barge. No...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 8

Education - 1855
...in the time of Dr. Johnson, who thought, from the multiplicity of scribblers who annoyed him, that " All Bedlam or Parnassus is let out, Fire in each eye,...hand, They rave, recite and madden round the land." Things in this respect have not greatly improved since his time, neither as regards numbers or excellence....
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The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 8

Education - 1855
...Johnson, who thought, from the multiplicity of scribblers who annoyed him, that " All Bedlam or Parnassns is let out, Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite and madden round the land." Things in this respect have not greatly improved since his time, neither as regards numbers or excellence....
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Alexander Pope

Yasmine Gooneratne - Literary Criticism - 1976 - 149 pages
...picture of those years as they affected the literary world. The Dog-star rages! nay 'tis past a doubt, 3 All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out: Fire in each...hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. of an alliterative link, identical with the 'raving' of mental disturbance. Paragraph 2 bears witness...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 3, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...fatigued, I said, Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages! nay 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out: Fire in each...hand. They rave, recite, and madden round the land. . . . Is there a Parson, much bemused in beer, A maudlin Poetess, a rhyming Peer, A Clerk, foredoomed...
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Centennial Hauntings: Pope, Byron and Eliot in the Year 88

C. C. Barfoot, Theo d' Haen, Theo d'. Haen - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 366 pages
...Street hacks, scribbling lunatics always 10 threatening to run him to ground and invade his territory: What Walls can guard me, or what Shades can hide? They pierce my Thickets, thro' my Grot they glide, By land, by water, they renew the charge, They stop the Chariot, and they...
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The Unknown Shore

Patrick O'Brian - Fiction - 1995 - 313 pages
...perfectly lucid. Damn these drips," he said, looking upwards. "I cannot get them to run off outside. What walls can guard me, or what shades can hide?...They pierce my thickets, through my grot they glide, Coming in particularly from the outside as well as the bottom." Tobias lay back, suddenly exhausted...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...I said, i 'Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead.' The dog-star rages! nay 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out: Fire in each...hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. By land, by water, they renew the charge, They stop the chariot, and they board the barge. 10 No place...
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