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" Dryden in vain try'd this nice way of Wit; For, he to be a tearing Blade, thought fit To give the Ladies a dry Bawdy Bob; And thus he got the Name of Poet Squab. But to be just, 'twill to his Praise be found, His Excellencies more than Faults abound:... "
The Works of John Earl of Rochester: Containing Poems, on Several Occasions ... - Page 91
by John Wilmot Earl of Rochester - 1714 - 314 pages
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The Odes & Satyrs of Horace, that Have Been Done Into English by the Most ...

Horace - 1717 - 203 pages
...vanquifh'd Maid diflblves awajr In Dreams all Night, in Sighs and Tears all Day. Ttryden in vain rry'd this nice Way of Wit, For he to be a Tearing Blade thought fit; But when lie would befliarp he ftill was blunt, To Frisk and Frolick Fancy he'd cry — — Wcu'd give...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...vanquifli'd maid diflblves away, In dreams all night, in fighs and tears all day. Dryden in vain try'd this nice way of wit ; For he, to be a tearing blade,...a dry bawdy bob, And thus he got the name of poet Squab. But to be juft, 'twill to his praife be found, His excellences more than faults abound : Nor...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...all day. Dryden in vain try'd this nice way of wit ; Fo/ he, to be a tearing blade, thought fit Ta give the ladies a dry bawdy bob, And thus he got the name of poet Squab. But to be juft, 'twill to his praife be found, His excellences more than faults abound : Nor...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...vanquifh'd maid diffolves away, In dreams all night, in fighs and tears all day. Dryden in vain try'd this nice way of wit ; For he, to be a tearing blade,...a dry bawdy bob, And thus he got the name of Poet Squab. But, to be juft, 't will to his praife be found, His excellencies more fhan faults abound :...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...vanquilh'd maid duTolves away. In dreams all night, in fighs and tenrs all day. Dryden in vain try'd this nice way of wit ; For he, to be a tearing blade,...a dry bawdy bob ; And thus he got the name of Poet Squab. But to be juft, 'twill to his praife be found, His excellencies more than faults abound : Nor...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...vanquifh'd maid diflblves away, In dreams all night, in fighs and tears all day. Dryden in vain try'd this nice way of wit ; For he, to be a tearing blade,...a dry bawdy bob ; And thus he got the name of Poet Squab. But to be juft, 'twill to his praife be found) His excellencies more than faults abound : HOT...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1795
...vanquifh'd maid diflolves away, In dreams all night, in fighs and tears all day. Dryden in vain try'd this nice way of wit ; For he, to be a tearing blade, thought fit To give the ladies a dry bawdy bob j And thus he got the name of Poet Squab. But to be juft, 'twill to his praife be found, His excellencies...
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...In dreams air night, in fighs and tcirsall day. Drydcn in vain try'd this nice war of wit; (•'or he, to be a tearing blade, thought fit To give the...a dry bawdy bob, And thus he got the name of Poet Sqrai. But, to be j'Hl, 't will to his praife bcfnuad. His excellencies mnre than fault* abound: Nor...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...at in vain." ' He afterwards mentions Etherege's seductive poetry, and adds: " Dryden in vain tried this nice way of wit; For he, to be a tearing' blade,...a dry bawdy bob ; And thus he got the name of Poet Squob. But to be just, 'twill to his praise be found, His excellencies more than faults abound ; Nor...
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The works of John Dryden: now first collected in eighteen volumes

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1821
...at in vain." He afterwards mentions Etherege's seductive poetry, and adds : " Dryden in vain tried this nice way of wit ; For he, to be a tearing blade,...a dry bawdy bob ; And thus he got the name of Poet Squob. But to be just, 'twill to his praise be found, His excellencies more than faults abound ; Nor...
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