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" A watchtower once ; but now, so fate ordains. Of all the pile an empty name remains. From its... "
Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret - Page 7
by Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 lehte
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Designs on Truth: The Poetics of the Augustan Mock-Epic

Gregory G. Colomb - 1992 - 260 lehte
...in MacFlecknoe. Dryden too had used mock-heroic periphrasis to make location a means of evaluation. Close to the Walls which fair Augusta bind (The fair Augusta much to fears inclin'd) An ancient fabrick rais'dt 'inform the sight, There stood of yore, and Barbican it...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 lehte
...1 1 The rest to some faint meaning make pretense, But Shnever deviates into sense. 12 Here stopped dullness he was made. 13 High on a throne of his own labors reared. At his right hand our young Ascanius...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 936 lehte
...bore, And vowed he ne'er would act Villerius more." Here stopped the good old sire, and wept for joy 60 In silent raptures of the hopeful boy. All arguments, but most his plays, persuade. That for anointed dullness he was made. Close to the walls which fair Augusta bind, (The fair Augusta much to fears inclin'd)...
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Cutting Edges: Postmodern Critical Essays on Eighteenth-century Satire

James E. Gill - 1995 - 468 lehte
...mock-archaic Spenserian diction to portray the sexually corrupt and effeminate character of this nursery: Close to the Walls which fair Augusta bind, (The fair Augusta much to fears inclin'd) An ancient fabrick, rais'd t'inform the sight, There stood of yore, and Barbican it...
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The Literary and Cultural Spaces of Restoration London

Cynthia Wall - 1998 - 308 lehte
...the sermons, and the maps - of underpinning the new with the old and negonating the new by the old: Close to the Walls which fair Augusta bind, (The fair Augusta much to fears inclm'd) An ancient fabnck, rais'd t' inform the sight, There stood of yore, and Barbisan it...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - 2002 - 484 lehte
...And vowed he ne'er would act Villerius more.'*J Here stopped the good old sire, and wept for joy 60 In silent raptures of the hopeful boy. All arguments, but most his plays, persuade That for anointed dullness; he was made. Close to the walls which fair Augusta bind* (The fair Augusta, much to fears...
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The Major Works

John Dryden - 2003 - 1024 lehte
...And vowed he ne'er would act Villerius more.'0 Here stopped the good old sire, and wept for joy 60 In silent raptures of the hopeful boy. All arguments, but most his plays, persuade, That for anointed dullness he was made. Close to the walls which fair Augusta bind,0 (The fair Augusta much to fears...
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W. H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

W. H. Auden - 2004 - 604 lehte
...lute and sword which he in triumph bore, And vowed he ne'er would act Villerius more.' Here stopped the good old sire; and wept for joy, In silent raptures...which fair Augusta bind, (The fair Augusta much to fears inclin'd) An ancient fabric raised t'inform the sight, There stood of yore, and Barbican it hight:...
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A Careful Longing: The Poetics and Problems of Nostalgia

Aaron Santesso - 2006 - 230 lehte
...passages in Mac Flecknoe is the mournful description of the crumbling Barbican tower: An ancient fabrick, rais'd t' inform the sight, There stood of yore, and Barbican it hight: A watch Tower once; but now, so Fate ordains, Of all the Pile an empty name remains. (66-69)...
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Selected Poems

John Dryden - 2002 - 612 lehte
...lute and sword which he in triumph bore And vowed he ne'er would act Villerius more.' 60 Here stopped the good old sire, and wept for joy In silent raptures...arguments, but most his plays, persuade That for anointed dullness he was made. Close to the walls which fair Augusta bind 65 (The fair Augusta much to fears...
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