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" The king to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force; With equal care to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs allow no force but argument. "
The Home and foreign review [formerly The Rambler]. - Page 105
1863
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Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: During the Last Twenty Years of ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1786 - 328 pages
...Which, fays Sir William, might well be anfwered thus : . . The king to Oxford fent his troop of horfe, For Tories own no argument but force ; With equal care to Cambridge books he fent, Tor Whigs allow no force 'but argument. D 4 Mr. Johnfon did him the juftice ta fay, it was one...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 476 pages
...loyal body wanted learning. Ankernd bv Sir William Brr&nf. THE king to Oxford fcnt his troop of horfe, For Tories own no argument but force; With equal care to Cambridge books he fent, For Whigs allow no force but argument. w1 1'be t'limJIy Contfß. fHILE Cam and If» their lad...
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1803 - 572 pages
...to be the ha-ppitsr extemporaneous production that he had ever heard : " The King to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no. argument but Force...books he sent, For Whigs allow no force but argument." — The late Mr. Warton was born at Basingstoke in 1728, and discovered an early attachment to books,...
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A Biographical History of England, from the Revolution to the End ..., Volume 2

Mark Noble - 1806 - 446 pages
...extorted praise even from Johnson himself, in favour of a Cambridge man, The king to Oxford sent his troop of horse: For tories own no argument but force....books he sent: For whigs allow no force but argument. WILLIAM BEVERIDGE, Bishop of Ely, la.fol. B. Ferrers p. Vr. Gucht sc. WILLIAM BEVERIDGE, prefixed to...
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Anthologia: A Collection of Epigrams, Ludicrous Epitaphs, Sonnets, Tales ...

1807 - 218 pages
...WILLIAM BROWNE. THE King to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force -f With equal care to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs allow no force but argument. EPIGRAM. WHEN Job was afflicted with loss of his wealth, The Devil contriv'd to embitter his life ;...
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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809 - 368 pages
...as well discerning How mnch that loyal body wanted teaming. THE ANSWER. THE King to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force. With equal care to Cambridge, books he sent; For W higs allow no force but argument. ON THE LATE KING'S STATUE ON THE TOP , OF BLOOMSBURY SPIRE. THE...
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A Selection of English Epigrams: Extracted Principally from the British and ...

1812 - 156 pages
...discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning. XCIX. The Jlnxwen The King to Oxford sent his troop of horse ; For Tories own no argument but force....books he sent ; For Whigs allow no force but argument. C. The skilful Painter. The glow which Iris' cheeks possess Is something more than Nature's dress ;...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - 1813 - 518 pages
...subjoin a well-known epigram by sir William Browne, which the critics have pronounced to be a good one: " The king to Oxford sent a troop of horse, For. tories own no argument but force ; With equal skill, to Cambridge books he sent. For whigs admit no force but argument." But the following, by an...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 2

George Dyer - 1814 - 566 pages
...The King to Cambridge sent a troop of horse, For Tories know no argument but force: With equal skill to Cambridge books he sent $ For Whigs allow no force, but argument. Sir W. bequeathed three gold medals, to be given yearly to three undergraduates; one for the best Greek...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816 - 490 pages
...much that loyal body wanted learning. Anttoered by Sir William Browne. THE king to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force...books he sent, For Whigs allow no force but argument. The Friendly Contest. WHILE Cam and Isis their sad tribute bring Of rival grief, to weep their pious...
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