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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 poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ... - Seite 14
von Alexander Pope - 1807
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Secret Sexualities: A Sourcebook of 17th and 18th Century Writing

Ian McCormick - 1997 - 262 Seiten
...toilet, flatt'rer at the board, Now trips a lady, now struts a lord. Eve's tempter thus the Rabbins have the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeaks; exprest, A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest; Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust,...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 226 Seiten
...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. Whether...smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all seesaw, between that and this, Now high, now low, now master up, now miss, And he himself one vile antithesis....
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Landmarks in English Literature

Philip Gaskell - 1999 - 173 Seiten
...Smiles his Emptiness betray. As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid 1mpotence he speaks. And, as the Prompter breathes, the Puppet squeaks; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar Toad, 15 Half Froth, half Venom, spits himself abroad, 1n Puns, or Politicks, or Tales, or Lyes, Or Spite,...
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Nobody's Nation: Reading Derek Walcott

Paul Breslin - 2009 - 340 Seiten
...balanced syntax from the style of Pope, who uses formal parallelism to point up subtle incongruities. "In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, / Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies," writes Pope, and in that list, says Pinsky, "the ironically out-of-place element — 'rhymes' among...
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W.H. Auden's Book of Light Verse

Wystan Hugh Auden - 2004 - 553 Seiten
...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. Whether...toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all...
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Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 2004 - 432 Seiten
...all the way. Whether \njlorid Impotence he fpeaks, And as the prompter breathes the puppet fqucaks^ Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad *, Half froth, half venom, fpits himfclf abroad. In puns, or politics, or tales, or lyes, Or fpite, or fmut, or rhymes, or blafphemies.—...
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The Cambridge Companion to Roman Satire

Kirk Freudenburg - 2005 - 352 Seiten
...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. Whether...toad, Half froth half venom, spits himself abroad, In puns or politics or tales or lies Or spite or smut or rhymes or blasphemies, His wit all see-saw...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - 2006 - 267 Seiten
...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. Whether...toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all...
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