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" Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all seesaw, between that and this, Now high, now low, now master up, now miss, And he himself one vile antithesis. "
The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by Himself ... - Page 82
by Alexander Pope - 1824
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1848 - 642 pages
...either part. The trifling head, or the corrupted heart , Fop at the toilet, flatterer at the hoard. Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. Eve's tempter thus the rahhins have express'd, A cheruh's face, and reptile all the rest : Beauty that shocks you, parts that...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 646 pages
...himself abroad, In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all see-saw, between that and this, Now high,...lord. Eve's tempter thus the rabbins have express'd, A cherub's face, a reptile all the rest, Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust, Wit that...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 15

Literature - 1849 - 820 pages
...himself abroad, In pun or politics, or tales or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all see-saw between that and this, Now high, now low, now Matter up, now Mia, And he himself one vile antithesis. Amphibious thing ! that acting either part,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 510 pages
...or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, 01 rhymes, or blasphemies : His wit all see-eawr, between that and this. Now high, now low, now master...antithesis. Amphibious thing ! that, acting either part, "Die trifling head, or the corrupted heart; Fop at the toilet, flatterer at the board. Now trips a...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1851 - 628 pages
...politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or hlasphemies : His wit all see-saw, hetween that and this, Now high, now low, now master up, now miss, And he himself one vile antithesis. Amphihious thing ! that, acting either part, The trifling head, or the corrupted heart ; Fop at the...
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Reading Deconstruction, Deconstructive Reading

G. Douglas Atkins - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 172 pages
...Thing! that acting either Part, The trifling Head, or the corrupted Heart! Fop at the Toilet, Flatt'rer at the Board, Now trips a Lady, and now struts a Lord. Eve 's Tempter thus the Rabbins have exprest, A Cherub's face, a Reptile all the rest; Beauty that...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1172 pages
...ne'er enjoys: 10 Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. 11 h delightful too! And since love ne'er will from me...moderately fair. And good as guardian angels are, Only 12 Beauty that shocks you, parts that none will trust. Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the...
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The Wilde Century: Effeminacy, Oscar Wilde, and the Queer Moment

Alan Sinfield - Social Science - 1994 - 224 pages
...responded sexually to both men and women. That is how he is represented in Pope's 'Epistle to Arbuthnot': Now high, now low, now master up, now miss, And he...flatterer at the board, Now trips a Lady, and now struts a Lord.39 Hervey's effeminacy includes same-sex passion, but as part of an alternation; effeminacy and...
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Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford

Linda Dowling - History - 1994 - 196 pages
...Princeton, Neu> jersey Hellenism and Homosexuality in Victorian Oxford HAPTER ON AESTHETE AND EFFEMIN ATUS Amphibious thing! that acting either part, The trifling...the board, Now trips a lady, and now struts a lord. — Alexander Pope, Epistle to Arbudmot, 1735 In the final week of April 1895 Oscar Wilde stood in...
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Resemblance & Disgrace: Alexander Pope and the Deformation of Culture

Helen Deutsch - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 300 pages
...abroad, In Puns, or Politicks, or Tales, or Lyes, 207 Or Spite, or Smut, or Rhymes, or Blasphemies. His Wit all see-saw between that and this, Now high,...trifling Head, or the corrupted Heart! Fop at the Toilet, Flatt'rer at the Board, Now trips a Lady, and now struts a Lord. Eve's Tempter thus the Rabbins have...
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