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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. Volume 4 (Paperback) Loot Price: R409
Discovery Miles 4 090
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. Volume 4 (Paperback): United States Congressional House, United States Congress. House,...
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. Volume 4 (Paperback): United States Congressional House, United States Congress. House,...

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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. Volume 4 (Paperback)

United States Congressional House, United States Congress. House, Alexander Pope

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1751 edition. Excerpt: ...And fpeak in public with fome fort of grace. I fcarce can think him fuch a worthlefs thing, Unlefs he praife fome Monfter of a King; 210 Notes. uit filiquts tt pane fecundo has a relation to his Epicurifm; Qj tenerum pueri, is ridicule: The nobler office of a Poet follows, Torque al objcoenis---Mox etiam peftus--Refte fafta refert, etc. which the Imitator has appty'd where he thinks it more due than to himfelf. He hopes to be pardoned, if, as he is fincerely inclined to praife what deferves to be praifed, he arraigns what deferves to be arraigned, in the 210, 211, and 212th Verfes. P Torquet w ab obfaenis jam nunc fermonibus aurem;, i- Mox etiam pe&us praeccptis format amicis, jffpcritatisy et invldiae corrector et irae; Re te facia refert; orientia tempora notis Inftruit cxemplis;? inopem folatur ct aegrum. Caftis cum pueris ignara puelia mirki Notes. Ver. 226. the Idiot and the Poor. A foundation for the maintenance of Idiots, and a fund toraflifting the Poor, by lending fmall fums of money on demand. P. Ver. 229. Nof but there ar.e, etc. Nothing can be more truly humourous or witcy than all that follows to if 240. Yet the noble fobriety of the original, or, at lead, the appearance of fobriety, which is the fame thing here, is of a tafie vaAJy fuperior to it. Or Virtue, or Religion turn to fport, To pleafe a lewd, or unbelieving Court. Unhappy Dryden --In all Charles's days, Rofcommon only boafts unfpotted bays And in our own (excufe fome Courtly flairis) 215 No whiter page than Addifon remains. He, Vr' from the tafte obfcene reclaims our youth, And fets the Paffions on the fide of Truth, Forms the foft bofom with the gentleft art, And pours each human Virtue in the heart. 220 Let Ireland tell, how Wit upheld her caufe, Her..

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2013
First published: 2013
Authors: United States Congressional House • United States Congress. House • Alexander Pope
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-33993-7
Barcode: 9781234339937
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-234-33993-5

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