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... The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with His Last ... - Page 39by Alexander Pope - 1760Full view
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Alexander Pope - 1963 - 850 lehte
...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, 320 In Puns, or Politicks, or Tales, or Lyes, Or Spite, or Smut, or Rymes, or...