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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1851 - 628 pages
...weeping o'er thy urn ! Oh, let me live my own, and die ŤO 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 ploue : Above a patron, though I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not bom for...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852 - 874 pages
...weeping o'er thy urn! Oh let me live my own, and die so too ! To live and die is all I have to do :) hear * though I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by R. Carruthers, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1854 - 338 pages
...o'er thy urn ! 260 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, though I condescend 265 Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 612 pages
...not prais'd for nought, For both the beauty and Ihe wit are bought. Pope, l was not born for eourts, or great affairs ; I pay my debts, believe, and say my prayers. Pope, There we grow early grey, but never wise ; There form eonneetions, and aequire no friends. T...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - 1856 - 356 pages
...o'er thy urn ! 250 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, though I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. t,' , ..** " I was not born for courts...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1856 - 352 pages
...o'er thy urn ! 260 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, though I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs...
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The Works of Alexander Pope ...

Alexander Pope - 1856 - 512 pages
...weeping o'er thy urri Oh ! let me live my own, and die so too ! (To live and die is all 1 have to do ;) Maintain a poet's dignity and ease, And see what friends, and read what books, I please; Above a patron, though I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, Volume 2

Horace Walpole - Authors, English - 1857 - 552 pages
...author of an Essay on Pope's Odyssey, Polymetis, &c. —WALPOLE. See vol. ip 30.—CUNNINGHAM. 8 " I was not born for courts or great affairs ; I pay my debts,believe, and say my prayers; Can sleep without a poem in my head, Nor know if Dennis be alive...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1859 - 384 pages
...his tomb : Of all thy blameless life the sole return My verse, and Queensberry weeping o'er thy urn ! Maintain a poet's dignity and ease, And see what friends, and read what books I please ; Above a patron, though I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1859 - 504 pages
...friends, and read what books I please: Above a patron, though I condescend Sometimes to call a minister mv scene here (except of the celestial machines) lies in the field toward the sea-shore. AUBOBA now ; Gin slcep without a poem in my head, Nor know, :f Dennis be alive or dead. Why am I ask'd what next...
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