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" Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings; Whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 117
by Alexander Pope - 1854
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq ..., Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - 1745
...of Afs's Milk ? " Satire or Senfe alas ! can Spams feel ? " Who breaks a Butterfly upon a Wheel ?" Yet let me flap this Bug with gilded Wings, This painted Child of Dirt, that (links and ftings, Whofe Buzz the Witty and the Fair annoys, Yet Wit ne'er taftes, nor Beauty ne'er...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751
...— A. What ? that thing of filk, Sporus, that mere white curd of Afs's milk ? 306 Satire or fenfe, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon...with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that ftinks and flings ; 310 Whofe buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tafles, and beauty...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...tremble— A. What ? that thing of filk, Spar us, that mere white curd of Afs's milk ? 306 Satire or fenfe, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon...with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that (links and flings ; 310 Whofe buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er taftes, and beauty...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751
...— A. What ? that thing of filk, Sporus, that mere white curd of Afs's milk ? 306 Satire or fenfe, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon...with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that ftinks and flings ; 310 Whofe buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tafles, and beauty...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1752
...again, to the fame purpofe, in the Epijile to Dr. Arbuthnot^ Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel ? Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of Dirt, \hatjlinks undoings. Thefe, it is objected, are Infe&s not of Nature's creating, but the Poet's, and...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1754
...— A. What ? that thing of filk, Sporus, that mere white curd of Afs's milk ? 306 Satire or fenfe, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon...with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that ftinks and flings; 310 Whofe buzz the witty and the fair annoys. Yet wit ne'er taftes, and beauty ne'er...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760 - 360 pages
...tremble— A. What ? that thing of filk, 305 Sporus, that mere white curd of Afs's milk ? Satire or Senfe, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon...with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that flinks and flings ; Whofe buzz the witty and the fair annoys, 3 1 1 Yet wit ne'er taftes, and beauty...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...tremble — A. What ? that thine offilk, Spoi us, that mere white curd of afs's milk i Satire or fenfe, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butter-fly upon a wheel ? P. Yet let me flag this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt that (links and (lings ; Whofe buz the...
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Poems on Several Subjects: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

John Ogilvie - Classical poetry - 1769 - 172 pages
...paflage in the moft correS Englijh Poet that ever wrote. — Let me (fays Pope, fpeaking of Iporus) — Flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that ftinks and flings ; Whofe bux. the witty and the fair annoys, Yet tuit ne'er taftes, and beauty ne'er...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...that thing of filk, Spnrus, that mere white curd of Afs's milk : S-'.tire or fenfe, alas ! can Sforus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel ? P. Yet...with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that ftinks and ftingsf Whofe buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er taftes, and beauty ne'er...
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