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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Life of Alexander Pope. Poems
Visualização integral - 1797
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Página 249 - We only furnish what he cannot use, Or wed to what he must divorce, a muse: Full in the midst of Euclid dip at once, And petrify a genius to a dunce: Or set on metaphysic ground to prance, Show all his paces, not a step advance.
Página 298 - ... what contemptible men were the authors of it. He was not without hopes that, by manifesting the...
Página 76 - There motley Images her fancy strike, Figures ill pair'd, and Similies unlike. She sees a Mob of Metaphors advance, Pleas'd with the madness of the mazy dance: How Tragedy and Comedy embrace; How Farce and Epic get a jumbled race; How Time himself stands still at her command, Realms shift their place, and Ocean turns to land.
Página 235 - As Fancy opens the quick springs of Sense, We ply the Memory, we load the brain, Bind rebel Wit, and double chain on chain; Confine the thought, to exercise the breath; And keep them in the pale of Words till death.
Página 211 - The person who acted Polly, till then obscure, became all at Once the favourite of the town; her pictures were engraved, and...
Página 245 - The critic eye, that microscope of wit, Sees hairs and pores, examines bit by bit : How parts relate to parts or they to whole ; The body's harmony, the beaming soul, Are things which Kuster, Burman, Wasse shall see, When man's whole frame is obvious to a flea.
Página 212 - Furthermore, it drove out of England (for that season) the Italian Opera, which had carried all before it for ten years.
Página 151 - Ditch with disemboguing streams Rolls the large tribute of dead dogs to Thames, The king of dykes ! than whom no sluice of mud With deeper sable blots the silver flood.
Página 211 - This piece was received with greater applause than was ever known. Besides being acted in London sixtythree days without interruption, and renewed the next season with equal applause, it spread into all the great towns of England; was played in many places to the thirtieth and fortieth time ; at Bath and Bristol fifty, &c.