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" Peace to all such ! but were there one whose fires True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires; 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,... "
Nova anthologia Oxoniensis: translations into Greek and Latin verse - Page 62
edited by - 1899 - 279 pages
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 476 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 Poetical Works of Anna Seward: With Extracts from Her Literary ..., Volume 3

Anna Seward - 1810 - 426 pages
...the coincidence of their opinion quamtedwtheach ot , extensivel known tion, and poetic taste • " Blest with each talent, and each art to please, " And born to write, converse, and live at ease." Mr Dewes was the highly esteemed friend of Dr Parr, Mr Grove of Lord Sheffield. A beautiful...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 420 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812 - 220 pages
...poetical triflersof the times, who had declared against him, he makes a sudden transition to Addison. Peace to all such ! But were there one whose fires...man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no rival near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1813 - 324 pages
...fires Apollo kindled, and fair Fame inspires : Blest with each talent a1id each art to please, And horn to write, converse, and live with ease : Should such...man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no hrother near the throne jView him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1814 - 494 pages
...nothing but dishonour on the man who wrote them. Peace to all such! but were there one whose firei True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires ; Blest...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn with faiut praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach...
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Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr. Gay, &c. Prose miscellanies by ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814 - 516 pages
...not CONGREVE'S § self was safe! Peace to all such! but were there one whose fires Apollo kindled, and fair Fame inspires: Blest with each talent and...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 Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr ...

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814 - 506 pages
...not CONGREVE'S § self was safe ! Peace to all such ! but were there one whose fires Apollo kindled, and fair Fame inspires: Blest with each talent and...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 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 World at Westminster, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1816 - 220 pages
...him, were utterly estranged from him. If then we, who are less gifted by nature, and not like him, " Blest with each talent and each art to please, " And born to act, converse, and live with ease :" If we, I say, with worse motives pursue the same conduct, we shall...
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