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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 American Quarterly Observer, Volume 1

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 bis own tongue still edifies his ears, And always listemng to himself appears. All boohs he reads,...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...sense, And rhyme with all the rage of impotence ! Such shameless bards we have; and yet, 'tis true, 610 There are as mad, abandon'd critics too. The bookful...of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his ears, And always listening to himself appears. 615 All books he reads, and all he...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...impotence ! Such shameless bards we have: and yet 'tis true, 610 There are as mad, abandon'd crities too. The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With...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 A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...have: and yet 'tis true, 610 There are as mad, abandon'd critica too. The bookful blockhead, ignorontly No time the dear remembrance can remove, For, oh ! how vast a memor still edifies his ears, And always listening to himself appears. All books he reads, and all he reads...
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Miscellanies: Hours of Idleness. English bards and Scotch reviewers. Hints ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1837
...be a kitten, and cry mew ! Than one of these same metre ballad-mongers." SHAgsTKAU. ' Such shameless bards we have ; and yet 'tis true, There are as mad, abandon'd critics too." POPE. [THE first edition of this satire, which then began with what is now the ninety-seventh line...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 66-67

Fashion
...gluttony, thus suffering from mental repletion, he is incapacitated for high achievements. He is " A bookful blockhead ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head." He is, it may be, a living lexicon, a walking encyclopedia; but he is motionless and dead, so far as...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...And rhyme with all the rage of impotence. Such shameless bards we have ; and yet 'tis true, There aro 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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Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e ..., Volumes 5-6

Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844
...their sense, And rhyme with all the rage of Impotence. ."-.-., •• • . i1 • . 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 he reads, and all he reads...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 18

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...and stoutly builded too. Dugard. Feriei on Gataker, (1655,) p. 75. The bookful blockhead, ignoranily read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifiei his ears! And always listening to himself appears. Poft. Eu*y MI Crilieitm. Devout people...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...on refining, And thought of convincing, while they thought of dining. GOLDSMITH'S Retaliation. 15. 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. POPE. 16. Be silent always, when you...
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