The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Lansdowne, Yalden, Tickell, Hammond, Somerville, Savage, Swift

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Página 122 - Proud names, who once the reins of empire held ; In arms who triumph'd ; or in arts excell'd ; Chiefs, grac'd with scars, and prodigal of blood ; Stern patriots, who for sacred freedom stood ; Just men, by whom impartial laws were given ; And saints, who taught and led the way to heaven...
Página 519 - So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey ; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad inftnitinn.
Página 280 - Wanderer, the man of exalted sentiments, extensive views, and curious observations ; the man whose remarks on life might have assisted the statesman, whose ideas of virtue might have enlightened the moralist, whose eloquence might have influenced senates, and whose delicacy might have polished courts.
Página 381 - While rain depends, the pensive cat gives o'er Her frolics, and pursues her tail no more. Returning home at night, you'll find the sink Strike your offended sense with double stink. If you be wise, then, go not far to dine : You'll spend in coach-hire more than save in wine. A coming shower your shooting corns presage, Old aches will throb, your hollow tooth will rage ; Sauntering in coffeehouse is Dulman seen ; He damns the climate, and complains of spleen.
Página 349 - And to urge another argument of a parallel nature: if Christianity were once abolished, how could the freethinkers, the strong reasoners, and the men of profound learning, be able to find another subject, so calculated in all points, whereon to display their abilities?
Página 509 - Suppose me dead; and then suppose A club assembled at the Rose; Where from discourse of this and that, I grow the subject of their chat: And, while they toss my name about, With favour some, and some without; One quite indifferent in the cause, My character impartial draws: 'The Dean, if we believe report, Was never ill...
Página 381 - Forget their feuds, and join to save their wigs. Box'd in a chair, the beau impatient sits, While spouts run clattering o'er the roof by fits, And ever and anon with frightful din The leather sounds ; he trembles from within.
Página 251 - During a considerable part of the time in which he was employed upon this performance, he was without lodging, and often without meat ; nor had he any other conveniences for study than the fields or the streets allowed him ; there he used to walk and form his speeches, and afterwards step into a shop, beg for a few moments the use of the pen and ink, and write down what he had composed upon paper which he had picked up by accident.
Página 509 - I'll venture for the vole.) Six deans, they say, must bear the pall : (I wish I knew what king to call.) Madam, your husband will attend The funeral of so good a friend.
Página 518 - But, though you miss your third essay, You need not throw your pen away. Lay now aside all thoughts of fame, To spring more profitable game. From party-merit seek support ; The vilest verse thrives best at court. A pamphlet in Sir Bob's defence Will never fail to bring in pence : Nor be concem'd about the sale, He pays his workmen on the nail.

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