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Immortal Rich! how calm he sits at ease
The right divine of kings to govern wrong.
To wake the soul by tender strokes of art,
Prologue to Addison's Tragedy of Cato.
A brave man struggling in the storms of fate.
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.
There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl
Imitations of Horace.
Lines 127, 128.
For I who hold sage Homer's rule the best,
Lines 159, 160.
Let humble ALLEN, with an awkward shame,
Epilogue to the Satires.
Lines 135, 136.
May I lie cold before that dreadful day,
Iliad. Book vi.
Of manners gentle, of affections mild;
Epitaph on Gay.
Nature, and Nature's laws lay hid in night:
Epitaph intended for Sir Isaac Newton, in
* See also Pope's Homer's Odyssey, Book xv., Lines 83, 84:
“ True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd,
Speed the soft intercourse from soul to soul,
Eloisa to Abelard. Lines 57, 58.
How happy is the blameless vestal's lot,
Ibid. Lines 207, 208.
Yet graceful ease, and sweetness void of pride,
The Rape of the Lock.
Fair tresses man's imperial race ensnare,
Ibid. Lines 27, 28.
The hungry judges soon the sentence sign,
Canto III. Lines 21, 22,
Sooth'd with the sound the king grew vain,
He sung Darius great and good,
By too severe a fate,
And weltering in his blood;
Pity melts the mind to love.
Soon he sooth'd his soul to pleasures.
is toil and trouble ; Honour, but an empty bubble.
Lovely Thais sits beside thee,
He raised a mortal to the skies,
Old as I am,
for ladies' love unfit, The power of beauty I remember yet.
Cymon and Iphigenia. Lines 1, 2.
He trudged along, unknowing what he sought,
Ibid. Lines 84, 85.
The fool of nature stood with stupid eyes,
Ibid. Lines 107, 108.
Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow;
Prologue to All for Love.
Men are but children of a larger growth. *
All for Love. · Act 17.
* " The child is father of the man."-See Quotations from Wordsworth, “The childhood shows the man, as morning shows the day."
Milton's Paradise Regained, Book iv. Line 2