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" Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear like the Turk, no brother near the throne... "
The Philosophy of Rhetoric - Page 313
by George Campbell - 1801
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The Letters of Samuel Wesley: Professional and Social Correspondence, 1797-1837

Samuel Wesley - 2001 - 516 lehte
...the Performers had no Sight of the Piano Forte. ' Pope. Episde to Dr Arbiithnot (i735l- II. a0i a: 'Damn with faint praise. assent with civil leer. ] And without sneering. teach the rest to sneer. ' a9 Apr. * Not preserved: probably Horsley's reply to SW's 'inqnisitorial line' mentioned in the previnus...
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The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron

Fredric V. Bogel - 2001 - 262 lehte
...Blest with each Talent and each Art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease: Shou'd such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the dirone, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for Arts that caus'd himself to rise;...
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A History of English Laughter: Laughter from Beowulf to Beckett and Beyond

Manfred Pfister - 2002 - 201 lehte
...Fire. Who hom with Talents, hred in Arts tu piease, Was form'd to write, converse, and live, with ease: Should such a man, too fond to rule alone. Bear, like...the Turk, no Brother near the Throne: View him with scomful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate, for Arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn with faint praise,...
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Johnson, Writing, and Memory

Greg Clingham - 2002 - 222 lehte
...his point: Pope's portrait of Addison ("Atticus") in the Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot contains the lines: "Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, / Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne" (lines 197-98); and Johnson's "rivals in the Roman state" perhaps has in mind the tragic impasse in...
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Samuel Wesley: The Man and His Music

Philip Olleson - 2003 - 360 lehte
...counterbalanced by an Exuberance of Envy', before going on to quote Pope's couplet about critics who 'Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, / And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer'.9 When challenged about the review, Horsley not surprisingly denied any involvement with it,...
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Literary Darwinism: Evolution, Human Nature, and Literature

Joseph Carroll - 2004 - 276 lehte
...vulnerable through open attack. He thus developed a proto-Gouldian rhetorical technique that enabled him to "Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, /...strike, / Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike" (1969, 11. 201-204). In an article that offers a thorough and precise analysis of Gould's rhetorical...
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Literary Darwinism: Evolution, Human Nature, and Literature

Joseph Carroll - 2004 - 276 lehte
...vulnerable through open attack. He thus developed a proto-Gouldian rhetorical technique that enabled him to "Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, /...rest to sneer; / Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, / lust hint a fault, and hesitate dislike" ( 1969, 1L 201-204). 1n an article that offers a...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume I

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 2004 - 592 lehte
...thus intimated that the lives of kings are threatened every hour of the day. Damn with Faint Praise. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer. Pope, Prologue to the Satires, 201 (1734). Damno'nii, the people of Damnonium, that is, Cornwall, Devon,...
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Baroque Garden Cultures: Emulation, Sublimation, Subversion, 25. köide

Michel Conan - 2005 - 433 lehte
...Who born with Talents, bred in Arts to please, Was form'd to write, converse & live with ease; Shou'd such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the...Throne, View him with Scornful, yet with jealous eyes :" Pope, mss., marked "Precious" in pencil by someone, Hiirlcy Papers, xii. (nd, np). It became part...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - 2006 - 267 lehte
...Pope admits, but he also tried to rule the literary world like a tyrant. Addison could, Pope declares, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne; View...to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike (198-204) Addison could, in other words, undermine his rivals indirectly and without appearing that...
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