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" Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. "
The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature [&c.]. Vol.5 ... - Page 404
1856
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 288 pages
...in Milton's or in Sbakefpear's name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms 169 Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know,...nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. As man's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 286 pages
...in Milton's or in Skakefpear's name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms 169 Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know,...nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. As man's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 278 pages
...Milton's or in -Sha&efpear's name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms 169 Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know,...nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. As man's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1757 - 272 pages
...facetui^ ,, Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms 1 170 The things we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1760 - 360 pages
...foreft, and wore out the wretched remainder of his life in all the agonies of defpair. Cl 24 PROLOGUE The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry ; I excus'd them too j Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. NOTES. VER....
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

1764 - 198 pages
...Preferv'd in Milton's or in Shakefpear's name. Pretty in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things we know,...nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there *. • Verfe 167. The The imagery in thefe lines is exceffive]y beautiful, the fatire poignant to the...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 262 pages
...AIi//s,i's. or in Sh. tr!fe.ir's name. Pretty ! in amber to ooferve the lorms Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ( The things we know are neither lich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too; Well...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 414 pages
...name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! 170 The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true...
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A Tour Through Sicily and Malta: In a Series of Letters to William ..., Volume 2

Patrick Brydone - 1780 - 248 pages
...feet above the level of the fea. They are of the commoneft kinds, cockles, muffels, oyfters, &c. " The things we know are neither rich nor rare ; " But wonder how the devil they got there." POPE. By what means they have been lifted up to this vaft height, and fo intimately mixed with the...
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Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the ..., Volume 4

Horace Walpole, George Vertue - 1786 - 360 pages
...hugged by the royal fupporter*. A lion, an unicorn, and a king on fuch an eminence are very furprifing : The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare^ But wonder how the devil they got there. He alfo rebuilt fome part of All-Sou{s college, * Oxford, the two towers ovqr the gate of which are...
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