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" He, who still wanting, though he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing left : And he, who now to sense, now nonsense leaning, Means not, but blunders round about a meaning... "
The Poetical Works - Page 107
by Alexander Pope - 1828
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 826 pages
...who, still wanting, though he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing left : ] z } } i is not poetry, but prose run mad : All these, my modest satire bad translate, And own'd that nine...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 830 pages
...And strains from hard-bound brains, eight lines a year; ie, who, still wanting, though he lives on Of squadron'd angels hear his carol sung. A virgin...his mother, but his sire Tbe power of the Most Hi \Ieans not, but blunders round about a meaning: And he, whose fustian's su sublimely bad, ,t is not...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 282 pages
...pastorals renown, Who turns a Persian tale for half-a-crown ;n He, who still wanting, though he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing...How did they fume, and stamp, and roar, and chafe, Aud swear not Addison himself was safe. Blest with each talent and each art to please, And born to...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 290 pages
...pastorals renown, Who turns a Persian tale for half-a-crown ; He, who still wanting, though he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing...How did they fume, and stamp, and roar, and chafe, Aud swear not Addison himself was safe. Blest with each talent and each art to please, And born to...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 416 pages
...pastorals renown, Who turns a Persian tale for half-a-crown ; " He, who still wanting, though he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing...but blunders round about a meaning ; And he whose fustian 's so sublimely bad, It is not poetry, but prose run mad; All these my modest satire bade translate,...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 386 pages
...pastorals renown, Who turns a Persian tale for half-a-crown ;l3 He, who still wanting, thougn he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing...now nonsense leaning, Means not, but blunders round abou. J, meaning ; And he whose fustian 's so sublimely bad, It is not poetry, but prose run mad ;...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 410 pages
...pastorals renown, Who turns a Persian tale for half-a-crown ; " He, who still wanting, though he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing...sense, now nonsense leaning, Means not, but blunders rotmd about a meaning And he whose fustian 's so sublimely bad, It is not poetry, but prose run mad;...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1846 - 320 pages
...appear, And strains from hard-hound hrains eight lines ayeal He who, still wanting, though he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing...who, now to sense, now nonsense leaning, Means not, hut hlunders round ahout a meaning ; And he, whose fustian's so suhlimely had, It Is not poetry, hut...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847 - 524 pages
...And strains, from hard-bound brains, eight lines a-year ; He, who still wanting, though he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing...: And he, who now to sense, now nonsense leaning, 185 Means not, but blunders round about a meaning : And he, whose fustian's so sublimely bad, It is...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 638 pages
...And strains, from hard-bound brains, eight lines a year ; He, who still wanting, though he lives on theft, Steals much, spends little, yet has nothing...but blunders round about a meaning : And he, whose fustian 's so sublimely bad, It is not poetry, but prose run mad : All these, my modest satire bade...
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