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" The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his ears, And always list'ning to himself appears. "
Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ... - Page 60
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1806
...out the laft dull droppings of their fenfe, And rhyme with all the rage of Impotence. Such fhamelefs Bards we have ; and yet 'tis true, There are as mad, abandon'd Critics too. 6u The bookful blockhead ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue...
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A Critical Pronouncing Dictionary, and Expositor of the English Language ...

John Walker - English language - 1806 - 87 pages
...similar to the teimination of the adjeoive and substantive in Latin; and used by the best writers. " The bookful blockhead ignorantly read, " With loads of learned lumber in his head." foft. ALLOCATION, l-lo-k'sbun. s. The a6l of putting one thing to another ; the admission ot an...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...sense, And rhyme with all the rage of impotence ! Snch shameless bards we have : and yet 'tis ti u*s There are as mad, abandon'd critics too. The bookful...of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his eara, And always listening to himself appears. All books he reads, and all he reads...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...out the last dull droppings of their sense, And rhyme with all the rage of impotence ! Such shameless bards we have ; and yet 'tis true There are as mad abandon'd critics too. The boekfnl blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...have ; and yet 'tis true There are as mad ahandon'd critics too. The bdokful blockhead, ignoranily read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his ears, And always listening to himself appears. All books he reads, and all he reads...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...out the last dull droppings of their sens*, And rhyme with all the rage of impotence! Such shameless bards we have ; and yet 'tis true There are as mad...of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his ears. And always listening to himself appears. All books he reads, and all he reads...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...Suehsh.iraefnl bards we have; ami yet 'tis true, There are as mad abandon 'd critics too. The book fnl in : And, in its secret conclave, as it feels The body's woes and joys, this ruling pow'r slilj edifies his ears, And always list'ning to himself iippears. AH books he reads, and Ml he reads...
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English Bards, and Scotch Reviewers: A Satire

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1809 - 54 pages
...had rather be a kitten, and cry, mew ! Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers. Such shameless Bards we have; and yet 'tis true, There are as mad, abandon'd Critics too. . SECOND EDITION, WITH POPI. CONSIDERABLE ADDITIONS AND ALTERATIONS. LONDON: PRINTED FOR JAMES CAWTHORN,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 79, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1809
...be a kitten, and cry mewl Than one of these same metre balladmongers." SHAKSMAHE. " Such shameless Bards we have; and yet 'tis true, There are as mad, abandon'd Critioks too." Port. The Poem opens with great forc by a retrospective -view of the Muse of Britain...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...out the last dull droppings of their sense, and rhyme with all the rage of impotence. Such shameless bards we have; and yet 'tis true there are as mad...of learned lumber in his head, with his own tongue still edifies his ears, and always list'ning to himself appears : '! all books lie reads, and all he...
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