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" Pleasures the sex, as children Birds, pursue, Still out of reach, yet never out of view; Sure, if they catch, to spoil the Toy at most, To covet flying, and regret when lost: At last, to follies Youth could scarce defend... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ... - Page 136
by Alexander Pope - 1787
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...happinefs at home. But Wifdom's triumph is well-tim'd Retreat, 22^ As hard a fcience to the Fair as Great ! Beauties, like Tyrants, old and friendlefs grown, Yet hate repofe, and dread to be No tinued : That the Second is, as it were, forced upon them by the tyranny and oppreffibn of man,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752
...happinefs at home. But Wifdom's triumph is well-tim'd Retreat, 225 As hard a fcience to the Fair as Great ! Beauties, like Tyrants, old and friendlefs grown, Yet hate repofe, and dread to be alone, NOTES. VER. 213. Experience this, fcf<\] The ironical apology Continued : That the Second is, as it...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...happinefs at home. But Wifdom's triumph is well-tim'd Retreat, 225 As hard a fcience to the Fair as Great ! Beauties, like Tyrants, old and friendlefs grown,...purfue, Still out of reach, yet never out of view i VER. 216. But ev'ry Wnman is at htart a Rah: ] " Some " men (fays the poet) take to bufinefs, fome...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...pleafure his bufinefs. VER. 219. What are the Aims and the Fate of this fex.— J. As to Power. P. Beauties, like Tyrants, old and friendlefs grown,...Worn out in public, weary ev'ry eye, Nor leave one ugh behind them when they die. Pleafures the fex, as children Birds, purfue, 231 Still out of reach,...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Biography - 1769 - 578 pages
...home. " But Wildom's triumph is well-tim'd Re" treat, " As hard a fcience to the Fair as Great ! " Beauties, like Tyrants, old and friendlefs *' grown,..." Nor leave one figh behind them when they " die." Good fenfe, ftrong fatire, and fine poetry are happily combined in this paffage. : there is great merit...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...home. ** But Wiidom's triumph is wcll-tim'd Re" treat, *' As hard a fcience to the Fair as Great ! " Beauties, like Tyrants, old and friendlefs " grown,...Nor leave one figh behind them when' they " die." / Good fenfc, ftrong fatire, and fine poetry are happily combined in this paflage : there is great...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...home. " But Wiidom's triumph is well-tim'd Re" treat, " As hard a fcience to the Fair as Great ! " Beauties, like Tyrants, old and friendlefs " grown, " Yet hate repofe, and dread to he alone, *' Worn out in public, weary ev'ry eye, " Nor leave one figh behind them when they " die."...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...happinefs at home. But Wifdom's triumph is well-tim'd Retreat, As hard a feience to the Fair as Great ! Beauties, like Tyrants old and friendlefs grown, Yet hate repofe, and dread to be alone, "Worn out in publie, weary every eye, Nor leave one figh behind them when they die. Pleafures the fex, as children...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...a science to the fair as great ! Beauties, like tyrants, old and friendless grown, Yet hate repose and dread to be alone ; Worn out in public, weary ev'ry eye, Nor leave one sigh behind them when they dye. 230 Pleasures the sex, as children birds, pursue, Still out of reach,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Tyrants, old and friendlefs grown, Yet hate repofe, and dread to be alone, Worn-out in public, weary every eye, Nor leave one figh behind them, when they die....reach, yet never out of view ; Sure, if they catch, to fpo:l the Toy at moft, To covet flying, and regret when loft : At laft, to follies Youth could fcarce...
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