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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 English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 782 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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An Essay on Man: Moral Essays and Satires

Alexander Pope - 1887 - 224 pages
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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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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. PPe> Imit- "fXcrace, I. 2. 67. It is the witness still of excellency, To...
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