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" Whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. "
The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes [&c.] by G ... - Seite 196
von Alexander Pope - 1835
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The Power of Sympathy

William Hill Brown - 1996 - 288 Seiten
...Epistle: "Let Sporus tremble — What, that Thing of silk, / Sporus, that mere white Curd of Ass's milk? / Satire or Sense alas! can Sporus feel? / Who breaks a Butterfly upon a Wheel?" (lines 305-308). 55 "there are . . . hear.": This is a loose rendering of a passage from "Conference...
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Little Dorrit

Charles Dickens - 1996 - 740 Seiten
...(p. 634) hreaking mere houseflies upon the wheel Cf. Pope, 'Episde to Dr Arbuthnot' (1735), 307-8: 'Satire or Sense, alas! can Sporus feel?/ Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel?' 313 (p. 635) harharic Power probably Russia, but possibly Turkey. See Notes I if. .ind 369. 314 (p....
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Secret Sexualities: A Sourcebook of 17th and 18th Century Writing

Ian McCormick - 1997 - 262 Seiten
...of ass's of silk, milk? Satire or sense alas! can Sporus feel? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel?' Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted...stings; Whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er In puns, in politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut,...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 Seiten
...8856 'An Epistle to DrArbuthnot' Who breaks a butterBy upon a wheel? 8857 'An Epistle to DrArbuthnot' 8858 'An Epistle to DrArbuthnot' Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740

University of Cambridge - 1998 - 334 Seiten
...(representing the hated Lord Hervey), Arbuthnot tries to inject a note of moderation, or, at least, reason: "Satire or Sense alas! can Sporus feel? / Who breaks a Butterfly upon a Wheel?" (lines 307-08). Pope takes the point with the marker, "Yet," but his subsequent rant reveals satire...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 226 Seiten
...stead. Let Sporus tremble—'What? that thing of silk, Sporus, that mere white curd of ass's milk? Satire or sense, alas! can Sporus feel? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel?' Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings; 310...
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Studies in Criticism and Aest

Howard Anderson - 1999 - 419 Seiten
...When Arbuthnot asks him why he chooses to attack Sporus, "Sporus, that mere white Curd of Ass's milk? "Satire or Sense alas! can Sporus feel? "Who breaks a Butterfly upon a Wheel?" 24. Ibid., IV, 192. 25. Brink, Horace on Poetry, p. 191. "that Thing of silk, (11.305-8) Pope's reply...
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - 2001 - 298 Seiten
...the Horace figure of the opening lines is at odds with the aggressive glee of the attack on Hervey - "Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, / This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings" (lines 309-10) - as well as with the lofty tones of the satirist who "stoop'd to Truth, and moraliz'd...
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Studies in Classic American Literature, Band 2

D. H. Lawrence - 2003 - 632 Seiten
...There may be a memory of the image of the insect in Pope's 'Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot' (1735), 11. 308-9: 'Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings - / This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings.' 49:37 These States. Strongly reminiscent of Whitman (see note on 148:2): cf. the titles 'France, The...
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English Literature and Ancient Languages

Kenneth Haynes - 2003 - 224 Seiten
...vulgar terms like pox; Pope uses low Saxon monosyllables like bug, dirt, stink just as effectively: Yet let me flap this Bug with gilded Wings, This painted Child of Dirt that stinks and stings; (Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot, 11. 310-11; 1734) Rochester and Swift break decorum, or break with decorum,...
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