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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. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839 - 510 pages
...laws, Imputes to me and my damn'd works the cause : Poor Cornus sees his frantic wife elope, And curses U R X!R UNN song) What drop or nostrum can this plague remove Or which must end me, a fool's wrath or love ?...
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An enlarged edition of Murray's abridged English grammar, by dr. [J.A.] Giles

Lindley Murray - 1839 - 232 pages
...had he been invited. Be that as it will. I only done one exercise. His arguments were what follow. Friend to my life, which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song. Poverty turns our thoughts too much on the supplying our wants, and riches on the enjoying our...
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Physic and Physicians: A Medical Sketch Book, Exhibiting the ..., Volume 1

Forbes Winslow - Medicine - 1839 - 398 pages
...there is no hope of lucre."* * Life of Sir S. Garth. Pope, in his epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot, says, " Friend to my life, which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song." Dryden, in his " Postscript " to the translation of Virgil, pays a high compliment to his own...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 13

United States - 1843 - 678 pages
...expressed himself twice with generous warmth in grateful acknowledgment of the skill of his friend : — Friend to my life ! (which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song)." And, a little further on, he pathetically sings, — " The Muse but serv'd to ease some friend,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1846
...Imputes to me and my clamn'd works the cause : Poor Cornus sees his frantic wife elope, And enrses wit, and poetry, and Pope. Friend to my life ! (which did not you prolong. The world had wanted manv an idle song) What drop or nostrum can this plague remove ? Or which must end me, a fool's wrath...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847 - 524 pages
...would do something in his sempstress' praise — Poor Cornus sees his frantic wife elope, 25 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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Men, Women, and Books: A Selection of Sketches, Essays, and ..., Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - Beauty, Personal - 1847 - 402 pages
...gratitude. If it had not been for Arbuthnot, posterity might have been deprived of a great deal of Pope. " Friend to my life, which did not you prolong, The world had wanted many an idle song ;" says he, in his Epistle to the Doctor. And Dryden, in the " Postscript" to his translation...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 638 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 ?...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 512 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 1...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 442 pages
...laws, Imputes to me and my damned 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 ?...
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