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" Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers besieged, And so obliging, that he ne'er obliged; Like Cato, give his little Senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise:... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ... - Page 21
by Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 5

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 530 pages
...give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of...there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ? ' His finances were now placed in such a flourishing state, that he resolved to settle himself nearer...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1818 - 812 pages
...he heard him now maintain tiie utter subversion of it, he could not help exclaiming, " Who would not laugh if such a man there be ; " Who would not weep if Atticus were he !'• Mr. Hardinee said, that he was equally astonished and shocked, at the doubt which had been entertained...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 9; Volume 27

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1818 - 628 pages
...of Westmoreland, and all with whom the uwuey-gettiag Bishop саше into contact. ' Who would npt laugh, if such a man there be, ' Who would not weep, if Atticus were he.' Why did he not resign his station in the Establishment, Ğml become respectable by avowing his preference...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819 - 718 pages
...Di-eading e'en fools, by flatterers besieged, And so obliging, that he ne'er obliged : Who would not smile, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ?" No figure, perhaps, has been so anxiously sought, and with so little success, as Antithesis. It...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 832 pages
...to his own applause ; While wits and templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish fbce fields in vain ; Must I be wretched, and thy flight partake ? Or wilt not thou, for thy lov'd Ch ! What, though my name stood rubric on the walls, Or plastcr'd posts, with claps, in capitals ? Or...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820 - 412 pages
...Who would not grieve if such a man there be ? Who would not laugh if Addison were he? At last it is, Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he? He was at this time at open war with Lord Hervey, who had distinguished himself as a steady adherent...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820 - 404 pages
...would not grieve if such a man there be I Who would not laugh if Addison were he ? ' At last it is, • Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he? He was at this time at open war with Lord Hervey, who had distinguished himself as a steady adherent...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 402 pages
...give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of...there be ! Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ! What, though my name stood rubric on the walls, Or plaster'd posts, with claps, in capitals ? Or...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 452 pages
...till near sixty years after it is said to have happened, it will be no breach of charity to supWhile Wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder...there be ? Who would not weep, if ATTICUS were he? pose that the whole of it was founded on some misapprehension in either Mr. Pope or the Earl ; and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822 - 452 pages
...till near sixty years after it is said to have happened, it will be no breach of charity to supWhile Wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder...there be ? Who would not weep, if ATTICUS were he? NOTES. pose that the whole of it was founded on some misapprehension in either Mr. Pope or the Earl...
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