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" Oh let me live my own, and die so too ! (To live and die is all I have to do:) Maintain a Poet's dignity and ease, And see what friends, and read what books I please : Above a Patron, tho... "
The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by Himself ... - Page 75
by Alexander Pope - 1824
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 288 pages
...in an baneft Man to accept the friendfliip of any one, how high foever, whofe 2 to the SATIRE S. 21 I was not born for Courts or great affairs ; I pay my debts, believe, and fay my pray'rs ; Can fleep without a Poem in my head, Nor know, if Dennis be alive or dead. 270 Why...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 286 pages
...thought it, a condefcenfion in an boneft Man to accept the friendlhip of any one, how high foever, whofe I was not born for Courts or great affairs ; I pay my debts, believe, and fay my pf ay'rs ; Can fleep without a Poem in my head, Nor know, if Dennis be alive or dead. 270 Why...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 278 pages
...exigencies, had a magnificent Funeral beflow'd upon him by the contribution of feveral perfons of Quality. P. I was not born for Courts or great affairs ; I pay my debts, believe, and fay my pray'rs ; Can deep without a Poem in my head, Nor know, if Dennis be alive or dead. 270 Why...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 434 pages
...friends, and read what books I pleafe : Above a Patron, tho' I condefcend 265 Sometimes to call a Minifter my friend. I was not born for Courts or great affairs ; I pay my debts, believe, and fay my pray'rs ; Can fleep without a Poem in my head, Nor know, if Dennis be alive or dead. 260 Why...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1754 - 278 pages
...friends, and read what books I pleafe : Above a Patron, tho' I condefcend 265 Sometimes to call a Minifter my friend. I was not born for Courts or great affairs ; I pay my debts, believe, and fay my pray'rs 5 ViR. I;T. Sotolat a Statefman &c.] Notwithftanding this ridicule on the public necefiities...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779 - 392 pages
...and read what books I pleafe : Above a Patron, though I condefcend 265. Sometimes to call a Minifter my friend. I was not born for Courts or great affairs : I pay my debts, believe, and fay my prayers ; Can Can Reef without a Poem in my head, Nor know, if Dennis be alive or dead. 170...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787 - 396 pages
...and read what books I pleafe : Above a Patron, tho' f condefcend z6j -Sometimes to call a Minifter my friend. I was not born for Courts or great affairs : I piy my debu, believe, and fay my pray'rs ; . VES. 24?.— telf'J to iary] Mr. OiyJcn, after having...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 966 pages
...friends, and read what books I pleafe : Aoove a patron, tho' I conclefcend Sometimes to call a minifter my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs : I pay my debts, believe, and fay my pray'rs j Can deep without a poem in my head, Nor know if Dennis be alive or dead. J ' Why am...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

James Roach - English poetry - 1794 - 260 pages
...friends, and read what books I pleafe : Above a patron, tho' I condefcend Sometimes to call a minifter my friend; I was not born for courts or great affairs : I pay my debts, believe, and fay my pray'rs; Can fleep without a poem in my head, Nor know ii ', Dennis be alive or dead. Why am-I...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 2

Eschenburg - Literature - 1788 - 474 pages
...what books I le: Above a patron , though I condefcend Sometimes to call a Minifter my friend. I «as not born for courts or great affairs; I pay my debts, believe, and fay my pray 'rs ; Can fleep without a poem in my head, Nor know if Dennis be alive or dead. Why am...
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