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" Dreading even fools, by flatterers besieged, And so obliging, that he ne'er obliged; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; While wits and templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise:... "
Miscellanies... - Page 149
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1873 - 592 pages
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools ; by flatterers besieg'd ; And so obliging, that he ne'er obligM. Like Cato give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise. Who but must laugh, if such a man there...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 396 pages
...suspicious friend ; Dreading'ev'n fools, by flatterers besieg'd; And so obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause, While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise—- Who but must laugh, if such a man...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools ; by flatterers besieg"d; And so obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd. Like Cato give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise. Who but must laugh, if such a man there...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1814
...foe, and a suspicious friend ; preading even fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And 90 obliging, that be ne'er obliged ; Like Cato, give his little senate...sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who but must laugh, if such a man there be? Who would not weep, if ATTICUS were he?* Mr....
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...1715. ' [Who, if two wits on rival themes contest, Approves of each, but likes the worst the best ;] Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive...sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ? '...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1849
...suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools, hy flatterers hesieged, And so ohliging that he ne'er ohliged ; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive...sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who hut must laugh, if such a man there he ? Who would nut weep, if Atticus were he ? Or...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...suspicious friend ; Dreading cv'n fools, by flatterers bcsieg'd, And so obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; se mournful lines I send, My promts' d husband, and...favour'd race to reign, And blood has drench'd the Sc fbce of praise — Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ! Who would not weep, if Atticus were...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive...sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ! Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ! What,...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...dislike; Alike reserved to blame or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools; by flatterers besieged, And so obliging that...sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise— Who but must laugh, if such a man there be? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ? Whatthough...
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The Investigator (or, Quarterly magazine) [ed. by W.B. Collyer, T. Raffles ...

William Bengo' Collyer - 1823
...forget Atticus, " Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike ; Just hint a doubt, and hesitate dislike : Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise :" or, " Full-blown Bufo, puffed by...
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