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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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A Tour Through Sicily and Malta: In a Series of Letters to William Beckford ...

Patrick Brydone - 1806 - 387 lehte
...level of the fea. They are of the commoneft kinds, cockles, muffels, oyfters, &c. " The things \ve know are neither rich nor rare ; ; " But wonder how the devil they got there." POPE, By what means they have been lifted up to this vaft height, and fo intimately mixed with the...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...in Milton's or in Shakspcare's name. Pretty! in amher 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 e*cus'd 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 Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 lehte
...Shakespeare'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...wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry: 1 excus'd then too; Wcll might they rage, I gave them bat their due. . A man's true merit 'tis not...
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Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...Nhaktpfarc's name. Pretty '. in amber to oLsuvc the forms Of hairs or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! a th«in too ; Well might they Mge, I gave them but their due. A man^s tn.e merit 'tis not hard to find...
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Lectures on Painting, Delivered at the Royal Academy of Arts: With a Letter ...

John Opie - 1809 - 269 lehte
...obtruded on the spectator, on the most solemn occasions, as the principal objects in the piece ! ! ! " 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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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., 7. köide

1816
...tax'd, and beaten, is the «/««/. Cra«v. 4. A kind of expletive, cxpr.fl-.ng wonder or vexati°nThe things, we know, are neither rich nor rare; But wonder how the devil they got theie . .1 'of. ,. A kind of ludicrous negative in an adveibial fenfeThe devil was well, the Avil a...
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The Sexagenarian: Or, The Recollections of a Literary Life ...

William Beloe - 1817
...PROLOGUE TO SAT. 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 came there. MARTIAL. VI. 15. Dum Phaetontea formica vagatur in umbri Implicuit tenuem succina gutta...
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The Englishman in Paris, 1. köide

1819
...cannot help regarding these coroneted insects, like the worms embalmed in amber, described by Pope : " The things we know, are neither rich nor rare, * But wonder how the devil they got thete."' And when we see others of our nobility sneaking about under armorial degradation, from town...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1849
...Shakspeare's name. Pretty ! in amher to ohserve the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or gruhs, or worms ! The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they gut there. The hard whom pilfer'd pastorals renown, Who torns a Persian tale for half a erown ; Just...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., 1. köide

John Aikin - 1820 - 807 lehte
...Shakspeare's name. Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of bain, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! structive blow ; And wasted man, whose quick decay Comes hurrying on before his day, cxcus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true merit 'tis not hard...
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