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" Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings; Whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 117
by Alexander Pope - 1854
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Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 15

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833 - 358 pages
...(1) [" I.et Sporus tremble A. What? that thing of silk, Sporus, that mere white curd of ass's milk ? Satire or sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks...wings, This painted child of dirt, that stinks and sings ; I merely mention one instance of many, in reply to the injustice done to the memory of him...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835 - 378 pages
...nobleman, steadily patriotic in his views, and remarkable for his literary ardor. Yet we may fairly make Satire or sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks...This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings ; Whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys ; 31 1 Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 502 pages
...or sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who hreaks a hutterfly upon a wheel ? P. Yet let me flap this hug hVl* : Whose huzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and heauty ne'er enjoys : So well-hred...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 320 pages
...or sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who hreaks a hutterfly upon a wheel? P. Yet let me flap this hug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings : Whose huzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and heauty ne'er enjoys : So well-hred...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837 - 448 pages
...stead. Let-sporus tremble — A. What ? that thing of silk, Sporus, that mere white curd of ass's milk ? Satire or sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks...This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings ; "s Whose' buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837 - 438 pages
...sporus tremble — A. What ? that thing of silk, Sporus, that mere white curd of ass's milk ? Satire of sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly...This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings ; Whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So well-bred...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837 - 362 pages
...of silk, Sporus, that mere white curd of ass's milk ? Satire or sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? W7ho breaks a butterfly upon a wheel ? P. Yet let me flap...This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings ; Whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So well-bred...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 82

1848 - 620 pages
...A. What ! that thing of silk ? Sporus ! that mere white curd of ass's milk ? Satire or sense, nlas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel...This painted child of dirt that stinks and stings : Whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes and beauty ne'er enjoys; As well-bred...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839 - 510 pages
...What! that thing of silk, Sporns, that mere white curd of ass's milk? Satire or sense, alas! can Sporns hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserved...foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading even fools, b ; Whose buz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So well-bred...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 1839 - 864 pages
...night, A bell was heard to ring ; And shrieking at her window thrice The men flapped his wing. Tickel. Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that stiuks and stings. Pope. I write to you by way of flapper, to put you in mind , &c. Cluaterfldd. When...
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