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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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 ; 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 History of England, Volume 10

Sir James Mackintosh - Great Britain - 1840 - 446 pages
...malice. " Let Sporus tremble. A. What ? that thing of silk, Sporus, that mere white curd of asses' milk? Satire or sense, alas! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel? ****** Amphibious thing ! that acting either part, The trifling head, or the corrupted heart, Fop at...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 834 pages
...Sporus tremble — A. What ? that thing of silk Sporus, that mere white curd of ass's milk Satire of ected light. Some flying stroke alone can hit them right : Tor how P. Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings. This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings;...
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The St. Peterburg English Review, Volume 3

S. Warrand - 1842 - 580 pages
...take a few specimens from the famous 'character of Sporus,' to which Lord Byron here refers:— 'Yes, let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings : .1 Whose buz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys. . Eternal...
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The St. Petersburg English Review, of Literature, the Arts, and ..., Volume 3

Arts - 1842 - 586 pages
...a few specimens from the famous 'character of Sporus,' to which Lord Byron here refers : — 'Yes, let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that stinks and stings : Whose buz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys. Eternal smiles...
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The Saint Petersburg English Review of Literature, the Arts and ..., Volume 3

1842 - 584 pages
...a few specimens from the famous 'character of Sporus,' to which Lord Byron here refers : — 'Yes, let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt, that stinks and sting* : Whose buz the witty and ihe fair annoys, , Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys....
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Memoirs of the Court of England: From the Revolution in 1688 to ..., Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - Great Britain - 1843 - 476 pages
...genius:— ; " Let Sporus tremble ! what! that thing of silk ! Sporus, that mere white curd of asses milk! Satire or sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel ? Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt that stinks and stings; Whose...
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Memoirs of the court of England from ... 1688 to the death of ..., Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - 1843 - 482 pages
...— " Let Sporus tremble I what I that thing of silk ! Sporus, that mere white curd of asses milk ! Satire or sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel ? Yet let me flap this bug with gilded wings, This painted child of dirt that stinks and stings ; Whose...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...Sporus tremble — A. What ' that thing of silk Sportis, that mere white curd of ass's milk? Satire of r honied domes, Convolved, and agonizing in the dust. And was it th ! F, Yet lei me flap this bug with gilded wing*. This painted child of dirt, llial stink* and Mings...
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Maids of Honour: A Tale of the Court of George I.

Robert Folkestone Williams - 1845 - 332 pages
...BALL. Let Sporus tremble ! What ! that thing of silk ! Sporus, that mere white curd of asses milk ! Satire or sense, alas ! can Sporus feel ? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel ! POPE. THE wise policy which had led the unpopular King to assume a particular graciousness towards...
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