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" Of mimic statesmen, and their merry king. No wit to flatter, left of all his store ! No fool to laugh at, which he valued more. There, victor of his health, of fortune, friends, And fame ; this lord of useless thousands ends. "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Ed. by the Rev. H. F. Cary - Page 277
by Alexander Pope - 1867 - 485 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 21

Books - 1759 - 606 pages
...council, in a ring Of mimic'd Itatefmen and their merry King. No wit to flatter left of all his ftore ! No fool to laugh at, which he valued more ; There,...health, of fortune, friends* ' And fame, this lord of ufelefs thoulands ends. •j- ' The Counted of Shrewlbury, woman abandoned to gallantries. The '...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 11

Biography - 1762 - 562 pages
...ring " Of mimick'.l ftatefmen, and their merry king. " No wit to flatter, left of all his ftore ! " No fool to laugh at, which he valued more. " There,...health, of fortune, friends, " And fame ; this lord of ufclefs thoufands ends. Epift. to Allen Lord Bathurft, v. 297. The greateft part of the above-mentioned...
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The Works of His Grace George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham: Containing His ...

George Villiers Duke of Buckingham - 1770 - 310 pages
...council, in a ring Of mimick ftatefmen, and their merry king. No wit to flatter, left of all his ftore ; No fool to laugh at, which he valued more. There,...health, of fortune, friends, And fame, this lord of ufelcfs thoufands ends. ample ample cftate, yet always in diftrefs ; a fpendthrift without magnificence;...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1890 - 562 pages
...Shrewsbury1 and love; Or just as gay, at council, in a ring Of mimicked statesmen, and their merry ting. No wit to flatter left of all his store ! No fool...thousands ends. His grace's fate sage Cutler* could forsee, And well (he thought) advised him, "Live like me." As well his grace replied, " Like you, Sir...
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1794 - 358 pages
...council, inaring Of mimick'd ftatcfmcn, and their merry king* No wit to flatter lefc of all his itore ' No fool to laugh at, which he valued more. There,...health, of fortune, friends, And fame; this lord of ufelefs thoufands ends. At the foot of Cliefden Wood rifes Cliefden Springy which, fay an eafy defcent,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1801 - 512 pages
...alcove, The bow'r of wanton Shrewsbury and Love,* Or just as gay at council, in a ring Of mimick'd statesmen and their merry King. No wit to flatter...friends. And fame, this Lord of useless thousands, ends. MORAL ESSAYS. * This line alludes to the Duke's intrigue with the Countess of Shrewsbury, which occasioned...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1801 - 474 pages
...Shrewsbury and Love.* Or just as gay at council, in a ring Of mimick.'d statesmen and their rnerry King. No wit to flatter left of all his store! No...friends, And fame, this Lord of useless thousands, ends. MORAL ESSAYS. * This line alludes to the Duke's intrigue with the Countea of Shrewsbury, which occasioned...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1801 - 502 pages
...Love.• Or just as gay at counpil in a ring Of mimic statesmen and their merry King, No wit to flattei left of all his store ; No fool to laugh at, which...friends, And fame, this Lord of useless thousands, ends, , s , MORAL ESSAYS. • This line alludes to the Duke's intrigue with the Countess of Shrewsbury, which...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - Age of reason - 1803 - 444 pages
...VILLIERS lies: Alas! how chang'd from him ; " That life of pleasure, and that soul of whim ! — • " No wit to flatter left of all his store ! " No fool...his health, of fortune, friends, " And fame, this Lard of useless thousands ends." Afr. DRYDZN describes this Nobleman as being — " A man so various,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...their merry king 310 No wit to flatter, left of all his store ! No fooi to laugh at, which he valu'd' more ; There, victor of his health, of fortune, friends,...ends ! His Grace's fate sage Cutler could foresee, 315 And well (he thought) advis'd him, " Live like me." As well his Grace reply'd, " Like you, Sir...
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