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" If on a pillory, or near a throne, He gain his prince's ear, or lose his own. Yet soft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 128
redigeeritud poolt - 1779
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787 - 396 lehte
...or of the fhire ; 365 If on a Pillory, or near a Throne, He gain his Prince's ear, or lofe his own. Yet foft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit : VER. 354. Alufe, tin all be kv' d, cr hv "d bim,fpread,~] Namely on the Duke of Buckingham, the Earl...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., 46. köide

English poets - 1790 - 398 lehte
...of the fhire ; 365 If on a Pillory, or near a Throne, He gain his Prince's ear, or lofe his own. M 2 Yet ' Yet foft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho...humble, he has knock'd at Tibbald's door, Has drunk with Cibbsr, nay has rhym'd for Moor. Full ten years flander'd, did he once reply ? Three thoufand funs...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, 1. köide

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 966 lehte
...corrupt, or of the (hire ; If on a Pillory, or near a Throne, He gain his Prince's car, or lofe his own. if you m-ikc care Of Demtu will confefs Foe to his pride, but friend to his diflrefs : So humble, he lias knock'd at Tit&aU's...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., 1. köide

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 510 lehte
...corrupt, or of the Ihire j If on a pillory, or near a throne, He gain his prince's car, or lole his own. Yet foft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit : This dreaded fat'rift Dennis will contUs Foe to his pride, but friend to his diftrefs : So humble, he has knock'd...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

James Roach - 1794 - 260 lehte
...the (hire ; Jf on a Pillory, or near a Throne, He gain his Prince's ear, or lofe his own. Yet foftby nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit : This dreaded Sat'rifl Dennis will confefs • Foe to his pride, but friend to his diflrefs : So humble, he hasknock'd...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1796 - 500 lehte
...shire ; 365 If on a pillory, or near a throne, He gain his prince's ear, or lose his own. Yet soft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit : This dreaded sat'rist Dennis will confess 370 Foe to his pride, but fiiend to his distress; So humble, he has knock'd...
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Bell's Edition, 77–78. köide

John Bell - 1796 - 480 lehte
...was bit : This dreaded sat'rist Dennis will confess 370 Koe to his pride, but friend to his distress; So humble, .he has knock'd at Tibbald's door, Has drunk with Cibber, nay, has rhym'd for Moore. Full ten years slander'd, did he once reply ? Three thousand suns went down on Welsted'slie....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, 4. köide

Alexander Pope - 1797 - 472 lehte
...or of the mire ; 365 If on a Pillory, or near a throne, He gain his Prince's ear, or lofe his own. Yet foft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit : This VARIATIONS. VER. 368.. in the MS. Once, and but once, his heedlefs Youth was bit, And lik'd that dang'rous...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1801 - 454 lehte
...lhip: In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow. ADDISON. Or of bite, ufed for cheat : — — — More a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit. POPE. And laftly, may be produced the peculiar fenfe, in which a word is found in any great author...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, 45. köide

1804 - 574 lehte
...him, and the truth by the corrected lines, " Once and but once his heedless youth was bit, " Yet soft by nature, more a dupe than wit, Sappho can tell you how this man was bit." is most fairly proved. For if he were outwitted by a female w/'t, and by Sappho, and yet outwitted...
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