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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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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 288 pages
...works the cause: Poor Cornus sees his frantic wife elope, 25 And curses wit, and poetry, and Pupe. Friend to my life! (which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song,) What drop or nostrum can this plngue remove ? Or which must end me, a fool's wrath or love?...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1807 - 606 pages
...with equal modesty and felicity he adopted it, in addressing his friend Dr. Arbuthnot, " Friend of my life ! which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle tong ! Howell has prefixed to his letters a tedious poem, written in the taste of the times, and he...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 1

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1808 - 352 pages
...vomits upward aid, nor downward laxative." IBID. No man excelled Mr. Pope in ingenuity of thought— " Friend to my life (which did not you prolong " The world had wanted many an idle song) " What drop, what nostrum can this plague remove ; " Or which must end me, a fooi's wrath or...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808 - 388 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 did not yon prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song) What drop or nostrum can this plague remove? Or...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809 - 504 pages
...laws, Imputes to me and my damn'd works the canse . 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 ?...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812 - 350 pages
...Imputes to me and my damn'd works the cause : Poor Cornus sees his frantic wife elope, ^5 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 ?...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...to me. Then, from the mint walks forth the man of rhyme — " Happy to catch me just at dinnertime." Friend to my life ! (which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song) What drop or nostrum can tins plague remove ? Or which must end me, a fool's wrath or love ?...
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An Apology for the Life of James Fennell

James Fennell - Confession stories - 1814 - 544 pages
...kept in existence his feeble and incompetent frame? was it Dr. Arbuthnot, to whom he says, " Friend of my life, which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song!" No. A physician may prescribe; but delicate attentions must administer. It was to you, feeling,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Electronic books - 1819 - 366 pages
...to me. Then, from the mint walks forth the man of rhyme— " Happy to catch me just at dinner time." 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 i....
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 420 pages
...me. Then, from the mint walks forth the man of rhyrtte— " Happy to catch me just at dinner time." 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 f Or which must end me, a fool's wrath or love ?...
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