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" Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he? "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Satires, &c - Page 17
by Alexander Pope - 1751
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 312 pages
...obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd; i . Like Cato, give his little senate laws, Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if ATTICUS were he! 11. For these reasons, the senate and people of Athens, (with due veneration to the gods and heroes,...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835 - 378 pages
...templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ? What though my name stood rubric on the walls, 215 Or plaster'd posts, with claps, in capitals ? Or smoking...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...Templars ev'ry sentence raise' And wonder with a foolish face of praise; Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ! Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ! Some readers may think these lines severe, but the treatment he received from Mr. Addison was more...
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The Nineteenth Century: A Monthly Review, Volume 10

Great Britain - 1881 - 970 pages
...Templars ev'vy sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise ; Who but must laugh if such a man there be ! Who would not weep if Atticus were he ! Pope did not immediately publish these lines, but sent them in manuscript to Addison, with the belief...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 40

English periodicals - 1896 - 1040 pages
...Templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise : Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he ? Even in lyric poetry, which seems above all other forms of the art to contain the expression of individual...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 10

Nineteenth century - 1881 - 972 pages
...Templars ev'iy sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise ; Who but must laugh if such a man there be ! Who would not weep if Atticus were he ! Pope did not immediately publish these lines, but sent them in manuscript to Addison, with the belief...
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Politeness and Poetry in the Age of Pope

Thomas M. Woodman - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 180 pages
...process is an educative one. The poems work toward a polite consensus, "Who but must laugh if such a man there be? / Who would not weep if Atticus were he?" ("Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot," 231-14). But Pope has of course set the whole tone and the terms of the...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1172 pages
...Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause: 8 Who but must laugh, if such more virtuous. Nor from mine own weak merits will I dr AWP; InPK; InPS; NOBE; NOEC; NoP; OAEL-1; OxBoLi; PoE; PoEL-3; SeCePo 9 Let Sporus tremble — 'What?...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 260 pages
...templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise— Who but must laugh, if such a man there be? Who would not weep, if ATTICUS were he! What though my name stood rubric on the walls, Or plastered posts, with claps, in capitals? Or smoking forth,...
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Englishness and National Culture

Antony Easthope - History - 1999 - 292 pages
...Templers ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise. Who but must laugh, if such a man there be? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he? (1965, p. 604) It would be hard to miss the main irony here, that the sustained use of the conditional...
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