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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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Life and Times of the Right Honourable William Henry Smith, M.P.

Sir Herbert Maxwell - 1893 - 432 pages
...unprincipled borrowing of their own peculiar plumes. Smith was in the position of Pope's moderate man — " In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory." Thus the ' Daily Telegraph ' on July G : — The policy of the great Conservative party with respect...
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Life of William Henry Smith

Sir Herbert Maxwell - 1894 - 448 pages
...unprincipled borrowing of their own peculiar plumes. Smith was in the position of Pope's moderate man — " In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory." The Liberal press taunted the Tories with having, for election purposes, stuck the label " Conservative...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Quotations, English - 1895 - 768 pages
...But mod'rato your expenses now, at first, As you may keep the same proportion still. • Sen Jbnson. In moderation placing all my glory, While tories call me whig, and whigs a tory. MODESTY— set, Beauty. P°Pe> Imit- "fXcrace, I. 2. 67. It is the witness still of excellency, To...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...simple pride for flatt'ry makes demands, May dunce by dunce be whistled off my hand? POPE. 418 419 In moderation placing all my glory, While tories call me whig, and whigs a tory. POPE. My retreat the best companions grace, Chiels out of war, and statesmen out of place. POPE. Jarring...
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Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Volume 8; Volume 15

Modern Language Association of America - Philology, Modern - 1900 - 626 pages
...Verse-man or Prose-man, term me what you will, Papist or Protestant or both between, Like good Erasmus placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory.8 For Horace's "hand ignobilis Argis,"7 who took pleasure in a theatre of his own imagination,...
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Englische Studien, Volume 29

Comparative linguistics - 1901 - 500 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 call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory.« Eine stelle aus einem briefe Pope's, wo er auf diese äusserung zurückkommt, zeigt, wie er sich gegen...
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Englische studien: Organ für englische philologie unter ..., Volume 29

English philology - 1901 - 532 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 call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory.< Eine stelle aus einem briefe Pope's, wo er auf diese äusserung zurückkommt, zeigt, wie er sich gegen...
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Englische Studien, Volumes 29-30

Comparative linguistics - 1901 - 1238 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 call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory.c Eine stelle aus einem briefe Pope's, wo er auf diese äusserung zurückkommt, zeigt, wie er...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1903 - 704 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 call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory. I only wear it in a land of Hectors, Thieves, supercargoes, sharpers, and directors. Save but our Army!...
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A History of English Poetry, Volume 5

William John Courthope - English poetry - 1905 - 502 pages
...autobiographical poems, he loved to represent this detachment from party as the effect of philosophy :— In moderation placing all my glory, While Tories call me Whig, and Whigs a Tory. 1 Yet at the time when he wrote these words he was an active supporter of the Parliamentary Opposition....
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