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" But touch me, and no Minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to Ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song. "
Works: In English Verse - Page 119
by Horace - 1767
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De Quincey's Writings, Volume 2

Thomas De Quincey - 1850 - 318 pages
...says, " But touch me, and no Minister so sore: Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song." Already, it seems, in childhood he had the same irresistible instinct,...
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Biographical Essays

Thomas De Quincey - 1851 - 306 pages
...says, ' But touch me, and no Minister so sore : Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song.' Already, it seems, in childhood he had the same irresistible instinct,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1853 - 384 pages
...touch me, and no minister so sore : Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse and bitches in a rhyme; Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song. 12 u Gibber's Letter to Mr. Pope. There was another cause for the poet's...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by R. Carruthers, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1854 - 338 pages
...minister of France under Louis XV. ; born in Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song. 80 Slander or poison dread from Delia's rage,3 Hard words or hanging,...
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Life of Quintus Horatius Flaccus

Henry Hart Milman - 1854 - 194 pages
...But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time, Slides into verse, or hitches in a rhyme ; Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of a merry song." — Pope. I.IFE OF HORACE. Hoc genus : Hora quota est ? Threx est Gallina...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1856 - 356 pages
...more ; But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song. so Slander or poison dread from Delia's rage, Hard words or hanging,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1859 - 384 pages
...more : But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of some merry song. Slander or poison dread from Delia's rage ; Hard words or hanging, if...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1863 - 384 pages
...more : But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of some merry song. Slander or poison dread from Delia's rage ; Hard words or hanging, if...
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Biographies [of] Shakespeare, Pope, Goethe, and Schiller, and On the ...

Thomas De Quincey - 1863 - 360 pages
...says,— But touch me, and no Minister BO Bore: Whoe'er offenda, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, . * Ami the sad burthen of some merry song. Already, it seems, in childhood he had the same irresistible...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 504 pages
...69. But touch me, and no minister so sore ; Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme ; Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of some merry song. Bonk ii. Satire i. Line 76. There St. John mingles with my friendly...
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