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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 British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...And 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 ears, And always listening. to himself appears. All books he reads, and all he reads...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 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. 611 The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own...
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An Essay on Evil Spirits; Or, Reasons to Prove Their Existence: In ...

William Carlisle - Demonology - 1825 - 176 pages
...understanding, and a levity of mind, from which nothing can be expected but inconsistency and folly." " The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read With loads of learned lumber in his head." The existence of a supernatural evil being has been believed in all ages, by the wisest and best of...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...out the last dull drippings of their sense, And rhyme with all the rage of impotenee ! Sueh shameless own advaneing, First to the lively pipe his hand addrest, But erities too. T!-e bookful bloekhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, M'ith...
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The Oscotian, or literary gazette of St. Mary's

Oscott St. Mary's sem - 1828
...bosom that beats, Is for friends that are far away. T. THE RUM-FISH CLUB. TO THE EDITOR. " The bookfull blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his ears, And always listening to himself appears." POM. MR. 1DITUR, THIS truth is, I...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...Plato and Pindar, at his own table, to some boohleamed companion, without blushing. Km ft. The bookjvl blockhead, ignorantly read. With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his ears, And always listening to himself appears. Pope. Among those venerable galleries,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 pages
...sense, And rhyme with all the rage of impotence! Such shameless bards we have: and yet 'tie trae, 61C e. And stain his rival's mail with issuing gore, 950...(A Thracian blade distinct with studs of gold) Shal still edifies his ears, And always listening to himself appears. All books he reads, and all he reads...
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Hours of idleness. English bards and Scotch reviewers. Hints from Horace ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1831
...be a kitten, and cry mew ! Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers." SHAKSPEARE ' Such shameless bards we have; and yet 'tis true, There are as mad, abandon'd critics too." POPK. A fifth edition of the English Bards and Scotch Reviewers," in which Lord Byron introduced...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals,

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...a kitten, and cry mew ! Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers." SHAKSPEARB. ' Such shameless bards we have ; and yet 'tis true. There are as mad, abandon'd critics too." POPK. [The first edition of this satire, which then began with what is now the ninety-seventh line...
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 1

Bela Bates Edwards - Theology - 1833
...gall." Though he wrote in bitterness and wrath, it cannot be denied, that he described a character. " The bookful blockhead, ignorantly 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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