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" Blest with each talent and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease: Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne... "
Chaucer to Burns - Page 234
by William Stebbing - 1913
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Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1814 - 494 pages
...Peace to all such! but were there one whose firei True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires ; Blest with each talent, and each art to please, And born...hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn with faiut praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Wilting to wound,...
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Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr. Gay, &c. Prose miscellanies by ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814 - 516 pages
...safe! Peace to all such! but were there one whose fires Apollo kindled, and fair Fame inspires: Blest with each talent and each art to please, And born...near the throne; View him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; * Ambrose Philips translated a book called...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 5

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 530 pages
...the Satires : ' f ' Were there one, whose fires True genius kindles and fair fame inspires ; Blest with each talent and each art to please, And born...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teach...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816 - 486 pages
...Poets are sultans, if they had their will ; " For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, " Bear like the Turk no brother near the throne." But this is not the best of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanshaw, and his elegy...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818 - 410 pages
...Poets are sultans, if they had their will y " For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, " Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne." But this is not the best of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanshaw, and his elegy...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1849 - 638 pages
...genins kindles, and fair fame inspires ; Bless'd with each talent and each art to please, And horn to write, converse, and live with ease, Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Tork, no hruther near the throne, View him with scoroful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819 - 718 pages
...following character of Atticus, delineated by Pope, is a very lively and forcible example of this figure. " Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near his throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 832 pages
...Peace to all such ! but were there one whose (ires True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires ; Blest n's desire* ; As much eternal springs and cloudless...ever temperate, calm, and wise. If plagues or earthq ndc alone, Bear, b'ke the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820 - 466 pages
...Poets are sultans, if they had their will ; " For every author would his brother kill." And Pope, " Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, " Bear like the Turk no brother near the throne." But this is ,not the best of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanshaw, and his elegy...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820 - 476 pages
...prologues, Poets are sultans, if they had their will ; For every author would his brother kill. And Pope, Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear like the Turk, no brother near the throne. But this is not the best of his little pieces : it is excelled by his poem to Fanshaw, and his elegy...
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