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... and harmony of Pope ; and nothing is wanting to render him , perhaps , the first poet in the English language , but to have written a little more .
45 Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ° ; Hands , that the rod of empire might have swayed , Or waked to ...
... Might have bloomed with its owner awhile ; And the tear , that is wiped with a little address , May be followed perhaps by a smile .
15 Ordained , perhaps , ere summer flies , Combined with millions more , To form an Iriso in the skies , Though black and foul before .
( As who knows but perhaps it may ? ) A little nearer home . II 5 Yon roaring boys , who rave and fight On t'other side the Atlantic , I always held them in ...
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review