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" My head and heart thus flowing through my quill, Verse-man or prose-man, term me which you will, Papist or protestant, or both between, Like good Erasmus in an honest mean, In moderation placing all my glory, While tories call me whig, and whigs a tory. "
Works: In English Verse - Page 119
by Horace - 1767
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1881 - 734 pages
...But mod'rate your expenses now, at first, As you may keep the same proportion still. - Ben Jonson. In moderation placing all my glory, While tories call me whig, and whigs a tory. MODESTY— see Beauty. Pofe, lmit- of Horace, I. 2. 67. It is the witness still of excellency, To put...
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Old favourites from the elder poets, with a few newer friends, a selection ...

Old favourites, Matilda Sharpe - 1881 - 434 pages
...laugh, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ? From the IMITATIONS OF HORACE. In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory. Whoe'er offends at some unlucky time, Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme. There St. John mingles...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881 - 570 pages
...term me which you will, Papist or Protestant, or both between,' es Like good Erasmus, in an honest mean, In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory.3 Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run a-muck, and tilt at all I meet ; * TO I only...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 608 pages
...term me which you will, Papist or Protestant, or both between," 65 Like good Erasmus, in an honest mean, In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory.3 Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run a-muck, and tilt at all I meet ; " ťo I only...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 761 pages
...finds but short repose, A breath revives him, or a breath o'erthrows. 1932 Pope : Satire v. Line 300. In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory. 1933 Pope : Satire i. Line 67 Of some for glory such the boundless rage, That they're the blackest...
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The Works of ...

Alexander Pope - 1889 - 590 pages
...where lie speaks of himself as " Papist or Protestant, or both between, Like good Erasmus in an honest mean ; In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory." He sums up what lie considers to be his whole character in the conclusion of the letter to Atterbury...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1891 - 340 pages
...prose-man, term me which you Papist or Protestant, or both between, 65 Like good Erasmus, in an honest mean, In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Toryj Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run a-muck, and tilt at all I meet ; 70 I only wear...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 566 pages
...Prose-man, term me which you will, Papist or Protestant, or both between1, 65 Like good Erasmus in an honest Mean, In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories...and Whigs a Tory. Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run a muck, and tilt at all I meet; 70 I only wear it in a land of Hectors, Thieves, Supercargoes,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 586 pages
...term me which you will, Papist or Protestant, or both between 1, 65 Like good Erasmus in an honest Mean, In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories...and Whigs a Tory. Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run a muck, and tilt at all I meet; fo I only wear it in a land of Hectors, Thieves, Supercargoes,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 534 pages
...prose-man, term me which you will, Papist or Protestant, or both between, Like good Erasmus in an honest mean, In moderation placing all my glory, While tories...and whigs a tory. Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run a muck, and tilt at all I meet; I only wear it in a land of Hectors, Thieves, supercargoes,...
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