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" I'd be a Dog, a Monkey or a Bear, Or any thing, but that vain Animal, Who is so proud of being rational. "
The Works of John Earl of Rochester: Containing Poems, on Several Occasions ... - Page 50
by John Wilmot Earl of Rochester - 1714 - 314 pages
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...own Share y What Cafe of Flefh and Blood I'd pleafe to wear ; > I'd be a Dog, a Monkey, or a Bear, j Or any thing but that vain Animal, Who is fo proud of being rational. The Senfes are too grofs, and'he'll contrive A fixth to contradict the other five : And before certain...
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The Complete Art of Poetry ...

Charles Gildon - English poetry - 1718
...prodigious Creatures Man, A Spirit free to chiife for my own Share What Cafe of Flefh and Blood I'd pleafe to wear, I'd be a Dog, a Monkey, or a Bear ; Or any...vain Animal, , Who is fo proud of being rational. The Senfes are too grofs, and he'll contrive ,> A fixth to conmdift the other five : And before certain...
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The Posthumous Works of Mr Samuel Butler, (author of Hudibras): Compleat in ...

Samuel Butler, Sir Roger L'Estrange - 1754 - 315 pages
...expence>. To fhow the world he is a man of fenfe. Were I to chufe my fhape, 'twou'd be my pray'r To be a dog, a monkey, or a bear, Or any thing, but that vain animal K lc'art. Rocks that lie hid no mortal can avoid. We pity thofe by fuch a fate deftroy'd ,But when...
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A Series of Letters, Discovering the Scheme Projected by France, in MDCCLIX ...

Oliver MacAllester - France - 1767 - 268 pages
...-where, in his fatyr on man, he fays, . * • Was he af pint free to chufe what fejh to weart He'd be a dog, a monkey, or a bear : Or any thing but that vain animal, Who isfo proud of being rational. Lord ! thinks I to myfelf, I love and refpe&: good and worthy men ; but...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, on Various Occasions

Manasseh Dawes - English literature - 1776 - 214 pages
...Mr. Swift was of the fame opinion ; and Lord Rochefter in his Satyr has confirmed the idea. He fays, I'd be a dog, a monkey or a bear, Or any thing but...that vain animal, Who is fo proud of being rational. Other Authors of equal reputation approved the doctrine, and when verging on eternity believed, that...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...man, A fpirit free, to choofe for my own ihare, What fort of flefli and blood I pleas 'd to wear, I 'd be a dog, a monkey, or a bear, Or any thing, but that vain animal, Who is fo proud of being rational. The The fcnfcs are too grofs, and he '11 contrive A fixth, to contradift the other five ; And, before...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...A fpirit free, to choofe for my own fhare, . . What fort of flefh and blood I pleas'd to wear, I 'd be a dog, a monkey, or a bear, Or any thing, but that vain animal, Who is fo proud of being rational. .• , The fenfes are too grofs, and he 'll contrive A fixth, to -contradict the other five ; And,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1795
...to choofe lor my own fhare, What fort of flelh and blood 1 pleas'd to wear, I'd be a dog, a monkay, or a bear, Or any thing, but that vain animal, Who is fo proud of being rational. The fenfes are too grofs, and he'll contrive A tixth, to contradict the other five ; And, before certain...
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...thofe ftrange prodigious creature* man, A fpirit free, to choofe for my own fliare, Tf ' What fort of flefli and blood I pleas'd to wear, * I'd be a...that vain animal, Who is fo proud of being rational. The fenfes are too grofs, and he'll contrive A filth, to contradict the other five ; And, before certain...
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Poétique anglaise

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...prodigious creatures, man, A spirit free to chuse, for my own share ^Vhat case of flesh and blood I'd please to wear, I'd be a dog, a monkey, or a bear : Or any thing, but that vain animal, "Who is so proud of being rational. His senses are too gross, and he' II contrive A sixth to contradict the...
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