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J. & H.G. Langley, 1841

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Página 100 - Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike...
Página 195 - If thou darest to print any lie or libel against Dr. Parker, by the Eternal God I will cut thy throat.
Página 31 - Man was originally composed by Lord Bolingbroke in prose, and that Mr. Pope did no more than put it into verse: that he had read Lord...
Página 7 - Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world, Like a Colossus ; and we petty men Walk under his huge legs, and peep about To find ourselves dishonourable graves.
Página 8 - It is the eruption of a voleano ; it sparkles, it blazes, and scatters light and destruction. How deeply ought we to regret that this Nazarite suffered his strength to be shorn by the Delilahs of spurious fame.
Página 297 - To show that Virgil, Horace, and the rest Of those great master-spirits, did not want Detractors then, or practisers against them : And by this line, although no parallel, I hop'd at last they would sit down and blush ; But nothing I could find more contrary.
Página 269 - it was lawful to make use of ill instruments to do ourselves good," and illustrated it thus : — " Were I cast into a deep pit, and the devil should put down his cloven foot, I would take hold of it to be drawn out by it.
Página 169 - For physic and farces His equal there scarce is — His farces are physic — His physic a farce is.
Página 10 - ... excuse for it, a natural curiosity to know where and how such a phenomenon was produced. It is commonly said that your lordship's education was of that particular kind, concerning which it is a remark of that great judge of men and manners, Lord Clarendon...
Página 55 - Behold, my desire is, that the Almighty would answer me, And that mine adversary had written a book. Surely I would take it upon my shoulder, And bind it as a crown to me.

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