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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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Biographical Essays and Essays on the Poets

Thomas De Quincey - English literature - 1875 - 598 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.' 1 Already, it scorns, in childhood he had the same irresistible instinct,...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 794 pages
...POPE. 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. POPE. Oh ! sacred weapon, left for truth's defence, Sole dread of folly,...
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The Works of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 5

Thomas De Quincey - 1876 - 668 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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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 788 pages
...POPE. 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. POPE. Oh ! sacred weapon, left for truth's defence, Sole dread of folly,...
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An Empire of Information: Uniting Four Regions of Thought ...

John McGovern - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1880 - 762 pages
...forces one to think of Byron's Cottle : 1. Whoe'er oflends, 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. . 2. The feast of reason and the flow of soul. 3. Waller was smooth,...
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1881 - 176 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. 80 Slander or poison dread from Delia's rage, Hard words or hanging,...
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1881 - 196 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. 80 Slander or poison dread from Delia's rage, FJard words or hanging,...
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The Works of Horace: Translated Into English Verse, with a Life ..., Volume 2

Horace - 1881 - 420 pages
...awe * Happily translated by Pope : — ' ' Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme ; Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, Our adversaries. By this rule, The wolf attacks with teeth, the bull With horns. And why, but for the...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 1432 pages
...PLATO. 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. r. POPE — Second Book of Horace. Satire I. Line 76. Curst be the...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883 - 942 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. Line 76. Bare the mean heart that lurks behind a star. Line 110. There...
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