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" Friend to my life, (which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song) What drop or nostrum can this plague remove? "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Satires, &c - Page 5
by Alexander Pope - 1751
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796 - 492 pages
...the laws, Imputes to me and my damn'd Works the cause ; Poor Cornus sees his frantic wife elope, 25 Friend to my life ! (which, did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song) What drop or nostrum can this plague remove? Or which must end me, a fool's wrath, or love ?...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797 - 472 pages
...learnedly, when I was once introduced to him by my friend Mr. W. Colling. Arthur, whofe giddy fon neglefts the Laws, Imputes to me and my damn'd works the caufe...you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle fong) What Drop or Noftrum can this plague remove? Or which muft end me, a Fool's wrath or love ? 30 A dire...
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The Whole Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: Including His Translations ...

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 479 pages
...laws Imputes to me and my danin'd works the caufa : Poor Cornus. fees his frantic v.iTe elope, 3,5, And curfes Wit, and Poetry,' and Pope. Friend to my life ! (which did not you prolong, Tlie world l.ad wanted many an idle fongj"What drop or noflrutn cari'this plague remove? Or which mu:l...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 18

1804 - 452 pages
...verse was surely ringing in the ear of Pope, when, in addressing Dr. Arbuthnot, he says, "Friend of my life, which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song." The above extracts are not made with any malignant design of detecting any unacknowledged imitations...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...Poor Cornus sees his frantic wife elope, 25 And curses wit, and poetry, and Pope, Friend to my life J (which, did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song,) What drop or nostrum can this plague remove ? Or which must end me, a fool's wrath or love ?...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1806 - 508 pages
...TWIT'NAM, and in humble ftrain 21 Apply to me, to keep them mad or vain. Arthur, whofe giddy fon neglects the Laws, Imputes to me and my damn'd works the caufe...you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle fong) What VARIATIONS. After Ver. 20 in the MS. Is there a Bard in durance ? turn them free, With all their...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires. On receiving from the Right ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806 - 504 pages
...TWIT'NAM, and in humble ftrain 2i Apply to me, to keep them mad or vain. Arthur, whofe giddy fon neglefts the Laws, Imputes to me and my damn'd works the caufe...: Poor Cornus fees his frantic wife elope, 25 And curies Wit, and Poetry, and Pope. Friend to my life! (which did not you prolong, The world had wanted...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1806 - 562 pages
...TWIT'NAM, and in humble ftrain 21 Apply to me, to keep them mad or vain. Arthur, whofe giddy fon neglects the Laws, Imputes to me and my damn'd works the caufe...: Poor Cornus fees his frantic wife elope, 25 And curies Wit, and Poetry, and Pope. Friend to my life ! (which did not you prolong, The world had wanted...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 474 pages
...laws, Imputes to me and my damn'd works the cause : Poor Cornus sees his frantic wife elope, And curses wit, and poetry, and Pope. Friend to my life ! (which...not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song) What drop or nostrum can this plague remove ? Or which must end me, a fool's wrath or love? A...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 40

John Bell - 1807 - 566 pages
...the laws, Imputes to me and my damn'd Works the cause ; Poor Cornus sees his frantic wife elope, 8a Friend to my life! (which, did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song) What drop or nostrum can this plague remove? Or which must end me, a fool's wrath, or love ?...
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