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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ... - Page 60
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...their sense, and rhyme with all the rage of impotence. Such shameless bards we have ; and yet 't is true there are as mad abandon'd critics too. •"...of learned lumber in his head, with his own tongue still edifies his ears, and always list'ning to himself appears : •'• all books he reads, and all...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...rhyme with all the rage of impotence ! Such shameless bards we have : and yet 'tis true. There arc as mad, abandon'd critics too. The bookful blockhead,...of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his cars, And always listening to himself appears. All books he reads, and all he reads...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...out the last dull dropping of their sense, And rhyme with all the rage of impotence ! Such shameless bards we have : and yet 'tis true, There are as mad,...critics too. The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, .Vith loads of learned lumber in his head, iVith his own tongue still edifies his cars, And always...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 pages
...impotence. Such shameless bards we have; and yet 't is true there are as mad abandon'd critics too. Cll 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 : CIS -II books he reads, and all he...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...shameless bards we have, $nd. yet 'tis true, There are as mad abandon'd critics too. The book-full blockhead, ignorantly read. With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his cars, And always list'ning to himself appears — All books he reads, and all he...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 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 abandon'd critics too. "he book-full blockhead, ignorant!}' read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812
...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. 61 1 The bookful blockhead ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own...
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Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope

Horace - Criticism - 1812 - 171 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, abandon'd critics too. 0 1 I The bookful blockhead ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...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. 61 1 The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own...
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The works of lord Byron, Volume 3

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
...be a kitten, and cry mew ! Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers. Skakapeare. Such shameless bards we have; and yet 'tis true There are as mad, abandon'd critics too. 7*.. PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION. ALL my friends, learned and unlearned, have urged me not to publish...
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