Supplemental volume to the works of Alexander Pope; containing a considerable addition to his private correspondence. The whole accompanied by notes [by R.W. Dibdin.].
J. Hearne, 1825 - 195 sider
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Side 97 - As those we love decay, we die in part, String after string is sever'd from the heart ; Till loosen'd life at last — but breathing clay, Without one pang, is glad to fall away.
Side 162 - Muse ! is due : This, ev'n Belinda may vouchsafe to view : Slight is the subject, but not so the praise, If she inspire, and he approve my lays.
Side 46 - If you come to us, I will find you elderly ladies enough that can halloo, and two that can nurse, and they are too old and feeble to make too much noise ; as you will guess, when I tell you they are my own mother and my own nurse. I can also help you to a lady who is as deaf, though not so old, as yourself; you will be pleased with one another, I will engage, though you do not hear one another : you will converse, like spirits, by intuition. What you will most wonder at is, she is considerable at...
Side 143 - ... for her. Yet still his pride struggled with his inclination ; for all this time she was engaged to sing in public, .a circumstance very grievous to her, but urged by the best of motives, she submitted to it, in order to assist her parents, whose fortune was much reduced by Mr. Robinson's loss of sight, which deprived him of the benefit of his profession as a painter.
Side 19 - And you, brave COBHAM ! to the latest breath, Shall feel your ruling passion strong in death : Such in those moments as in all the past ; " Oh, save my country, Heaven !
Side 113 - NOTHING could have more of that melancholy which once used to please me, than my last day's journey, for after having pass'd through my favourite woods in the forest...
Side 17 - Tis mine to be constant and die. " If while my hard fate I sustain, In her breast any pity is found, Let her come with the nymphs of the plain, And see me laid low in the ground.
Side 49 - We have already settled all things with France, and very much to the honour and- advantage of England ; and the Queen is in mighty good humour. All this news is a mighty secret ; the people in general know that a peace is forwarding. The Earl of Strafford is...
Side 64 - Thames' translucent wave Shines a broad mirror through the shadowy cave ; Where lingering drops from mineral roofs distil, And pointed crystals break the sparkling rill ; Unpolish'd gems no ray on pride bestow, And latent metals innocently glow ; Approach. Great nature studiously behold ! And eye the mine without a wish for gold. Approach ; but awful ! lo ! the Algerian grot, Where, nobly pensive, St.