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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 works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835 - 378 pages
...give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; 210 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, 215 Or plaster'd posts, with claps, in capitals ?...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1835 - 382 pages
...applause ; While wits and templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of pra1se — Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus2 were he ? What though my name stood rubric on the walls, Or plaster'd posts, with claps, in...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 37

England - 1835 - 1022 pages
...— before washing its face and hands — the household set ita cap or shaved. " Who would not weep, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ? " SHEPHERD. Wha's Atticus ? NORTHAll society — every society — is good — that is composed of...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 332 pages
...suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools ; by flatterers besieg'd ; And 8O obliging that he ne'er oblig'd : Like Cato give his little senate laws, And sit attentive...Addison was more than sufficient to justify them, which will appear when we particularize an interview between these two poetical antagonists, procured by...
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Economic Stabilization-1973: Hearings Before ... , 93-1 on H.R. 2099 ... , H ...

United States Congress. House. Banking and Currency Committee - 1973 - 974 pages
...hundred speeches urging young people to involte themselves in the problems of their times. Who would not laugh if such a man there be. Who would not weep if Arthur Goldberg were he (Pope or Addison, updated). Of cuuise none of my fellow fartant« had any duty...
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Economic Stabilization--1973: Hearings, Ninety-third Congress, First Session ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Banking and Currency - Government publications - 1973 - 874 pages
...hundred speeches urging young people to involve themselves in the problems of their times. Who would not laugh if such a man there be. Who would not weep if Arthur Goldberg were he (Pope or Addison, updated). Of course none of my fellow tenants had any duty...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1172 pages
...he ne'er obliged; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause: 8 ; Where virtue is, these are more virtuous. Nor from mine own weak merits will I dr AWP; InPK; InPS; NOBE; NOEC; NoP; OAEL-1; OxBoLi; PoE; PoEL-3; SeCePo 9 Let Sporus tremble — 'What?...
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Common Courtesy in Eighteenth-century English Literature

William Bowman Piper - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 212 pages
...will trust." The famous Atticus portrait ends on an even more emphatic assertion of wide agreement: "Who but must laugh, if such a man there be? / Who would not weep, if Atticus were he?" Every satiric victim can be seen to unify the poet and all the rest of society: everyone else will...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 260 pages
...give his litde senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; 210 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 plastered posts, with claps, in capitals? Or smoking...
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The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron

Fredric V. Bogel - Fiction - 2001 - 280 pages
...Like Cato, give his little Senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; While Wits and Templers ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face...there be? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he? 36 Atticus is being satirized for a combination of power mania and cowardly indirectness as well as...
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