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Immortal Rich! how calm he sits at ease
'Mid snows of

and fierce hail of

peas And, proud his mistress' orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm.

Lines 261-264

Book 11.

The right divine of kings to govern wrong.

Book iv.

Line 188.

To wake the soul by tender strokes of art,
To raise the genius and to mend the heart,
To make mankind in conscious virtue bold,
Live o’er each scene, and be what they behold;
For this the tragic muse first trod the stage.

Prologue to Addison's Tragedy of Cato.

A brave man struggling in the storms of fate.
And greatly falling with a falling state.



my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run a muck and tilt at all I meet.

Imitations of Horace.

Satire i.

Lines 69, 70.

* Rich, the manager of Covent Garden Theatre, is here alluded to. The last line of this extract is used by Addison, in his poem, "" The Campaign." See quotations from Addison.



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Speed the soft intercourse from soul to soul,
And waft a sigh from Indus to the Pole.

Eloisa to Abelard Lines 57, 58.

How happy is the blameless vestal's lot,
The world forgetting, by the world forgot ?

Ibid. Lines 207, 208.

Yet graceful ease, and sweetness void of pride,
Might hide her faults, if belles had faults to hide ;
If to her share some female errors fall,
Look on her face, and you'll forget them all.

The Rape of the Lock.

Lines 15-18.

Canto 11.

Fair tresses man's imperial race ensnare,
And beauty draws us with a single hair.


Lines 27, 28.

The hungry judges soon the sentence sign,
And wretches hang that jurymen may dine.

Canto III.

Lines 21, 22.

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