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" Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem prose : but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. "
The Works of Alexander Pope - Seite 408
von Alexander Pope - 1822
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Tracts and Miscellaneous Criticisms of the Late Richard Porson, Esq

Richard Walker James Porson - 1815 - 407 Seiten
...with Johnson's life,) hondersponders it pretty well; but even he must yield the palm. Read Hawkins once, and you can read no more, For all books else appear so mean, go poor; Johnson's a dunce ; but still persist to read, And Hawk ins will be all the books you need...
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Elegant extracts, Band 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...For all books else appear so moan, so poar, "Verse will sot in 1'rcsc ; but still pcrsiil to rcaii, " And Homer will be all the books you need." That the...one of the first to favour me, of whom it is hard B> say, whether the advancement of the polite arts is more owing to his generosity or his example....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...should undertake ibe author to whom be has given (in bis excellent Essay) so complete a praise : * Read Homer once, and you can read no more; For all...need.' That the Earl of Halifax was one of the first to favonr me; of whom it is hard to say whether the advancement of the polite arts is more owing to his...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822
...I should undertake the anthor to whom he has given (in his excellent Essay) so complete a praise: * Read Homer once, and you can read no more; For all...books else appear so mean, so poor. Verse will seem proae : but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need/ That the Earl of Halifax...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by Himself ...

Alexander Pope - 1824
...I should undertake the author to whom he has given (in his excellent Essay) so complete a praise :* Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all...need. That the Earl of Halifax was one of the first to * In the former editions it was, " the finest praise he ever received;" and the two last lines here...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Band 7

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...author to whom he has given (in his excellent Essay) so complete a praise :* Read Homer once, and yon can read no more; For all books else appear so mean,...need. That the Earl of Halifax was one of the first to * In the former editions it was, " the finest praise he ever received;" and the two last lines here...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - 1824 - 788 Seiten
...should undertake the author, to whom he has given (in his excellent Essay) so complete a praise : " , I found that it consisted of threescore and ten entire arche*, with several broken arche " Ver«e will seem Prose; but still persist to read, " And Homer will be all the books you need." That...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Band 7

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...tlie finest praise he ever received;" and the two last lines here quoted from Buckingham stood thus : Verse will seem prose ; but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. But Buckingham was for ever altering and revising his Essay. It concluded with these lines : Must above...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Band 1

Alexander Pope - 1824
...when he soon afterwards published the Iliad, he thus acknowledged in the preface his obligations : "The Earl of Halifax was one of the first to favour me ; of whom it is Jiard to say, whether the advancement of the polite arts is more owing to his generosity or his example."...
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A manual of classical bibliography, Band 1

Joseph William Moss - 1825
...At the end of this copy of the Turnebus Homer, " in the Cracherode Collection, are these lines : " Read Homer once, and you can read no more, " For all...read, " And Homer will be all the books you need." Anecdotes, vip 105-6. See Dibdin's Introd. vip 391-2; and Brunet, t. ii. p. 126. PARIS. 4to. 1562 et...
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