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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 English Poets: Addison to Blake

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880 - 636 pages
...let me live my own, and die so too ! (To live and die is all I have to do :) 110 THE ENGLISH POETS. Maintain a poet's dignity and ease, And see what friends,...books I please ; Above a patron, tho' I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs ; I pay my debts,...
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Addison to Blake

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880 - 642 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 :) Maintain a poet's dignity and ease, And see what friends,...books I please ; Above a patron, tho' I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs ; „ I pay my debts,...
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Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Leslie Stephen - 1880 - 238 pages
...hypocrisy. Let me, he says, 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!" Well, he was independent in his fashion, and we can at least believe that he so far believed in himself....
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Alexander Pope

Leslie Stephen - Authors, English - 1880 - 240 pages
...hypocrisy. Let me, he says, 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 !" Well, he was independent in his fashion, and we can at least believe that he so far believed in...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 3

Matthew Arnold - English poetry - 1881 - 632 pages
...his tomb: Of all thy blameless life the sole return My verse, and Queensberry weeping o'er thy um J Maintain a poet's dignity and ease, And see what friends,...books I please ; Above a patron, tho' I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs ; I pay my debts,...
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 176 pages
...o'er thy urn I 260 • Oh let me live my own, and die so too I (To live and die is all I have to do:) Maintain a poet's dignity and ease, And see what friends,...books I please: Above a patron, tho' I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs; I pay my debts,...
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 200 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,...books I please : Above a patron, tho' I condescend Sometimes to call a minister my friend. I was not born for courts or great affairs ; I pay my debts,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881 - 570 pages
...o'er thy urn.1 M 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 hooks I please : Above a patron, though I condescend M Sometimes to call a minister my friend.' I...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881 - 608 pages
...thy urn.' :> Oli 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 hooks I please : Above a patron, though I condescend 265 Sometimes to call a minister my friend.3 I...
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The Student, Volume 8

Education - 1887 - 528 pages
...the great ocean lay unexplored beyond, down to the humility which says, " I was not born for court or great affairs, I pay my debts, believe, and say my prayers;" that all truly great men are modest men. Let the profound wisdom of the man who did not write Shakespeare...
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