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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 132
by Alexander Pope - 1854
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Our Young Folks, Volume 7

Children's literature - 1871 - 868 pages
...can keep, Rolls o'er my grotto and but soothes my sleep. There my retreat the best companions grace, Chiefs out of war, and statesmen out of place ; There...my friendly bowl The feast of reason and the flow of soul." Answered also by " Demosthenes,*' JSH, Grace . Gilfillan, and other correspondents. " Prut."...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 504 pages
...to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of some merry song. Bonk ii. Satire i. Line 76. There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl, The feast of reason and the flow of soul. Book ii. Satire i. Line 127. For I, who hold sage Homer's rule the best, Welcome the coming,...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 16

1867
...can keep Rolls o'er my grotto, and but soothes my sleep ; There my retreat the best companions prace, Chiefs out of war, and statesmen out of place. There...lines Now forms my quincunx, and now ranks my vines, Or tames the genius of the stubborn plain Almost as quickly as he conquered Spain." Of Dryden, wo have...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: Ed. by the Rev. H. F. Cary

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 520 pages
...keep, Rolls o'er my grotto, and but soothes my sleep. There, my retreat the best companions grace, Chiefs out of war, and statesmen out of place. There...lines/ Now forms my quincunx, and now ranks my vines, Or tames the genius of the stubborn plain Almost as quickly as he conquer'd Spain. Envy must own I...
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The New Jersey Magazine, Volume 1

1867
...or, as the poet himself has better expressed it : — " There my retreat the best companions grace, Chiefs out of war, and statesmen out of place. There...my friendly bowl The feast of reason and the flow of soul." It was with these philosophers, poets, and statesmen he spent those "noctes ceenaeque deum,"...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 752 pages
...can keep, Rolls o'er my grotto and but soothes my sleep. There my retreat the best companions grace, Chiefs out of war and statesmen out of place. There...my friendly bowl The feast of reason and the flow of soul. Pope, Tinit. of Hor. II. 123. Thou who slialt stop where Thames' translucent ware Shines,...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1963 - 884 pages
...murmur, or commend. Know, all the distant Din that World can keep Rolls o'er my Grotto, and but sooths my Sleep. There, my Retreat the best Companions grace,...Reason and the Flow of Soul : And He, whose Lightning pierc'd th' Iberian Lines, to have written a twenty-five act play there. Budgeli, who was to commit...
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Allusions in Ulysses: An Annotated List

Weldon Thornton - Literary Criticism - 1982 - 568 pages
...alludes to a line by Alexander Pope. In his "Imitations of Horace: Satires. Book II, Satire I," he says, "There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl/ The feast of reason and the flow of soul" (11. 12728). 604.22/588.24 COME WIPE YOUR NAME OFF THE SLATE Though this phrase is common...
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Presidents Above Party: The First American Presidency, 1789-1829

Ralph Ketcham - History - 1987 - 294 pages
...Triumvirate between your self and me," and he later celebrated Bolingbroke's congeniality and good sense: There ST. JOHN mingles with my friendly bowl The Feast of Reason and the Flow of soul. In fact, the three men were stimulating and encouraging one another to mount what they hoped...
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 704 pages
...distant Din that World can keep" into his "grotto . . . / There, my Retreat the best Companions grace, / Chiefs, out of War, and Statesmen, out of Place. /...friendly Bowl, / The Feast of Reason and the Flow of Soul" (lines 123-28). Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke (1678-1751), was a controversial English...
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