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" So bright is thy beauty, so charming thy song, As had drawn both the beasts and their Orpheus along : But such is thy avarice, and such is thy pride, That the beasts must have starved, and the poet have died. THE BALANCE OF EUROPE. Now Europe balanced,... "
The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by Himself ... - Page 464
by Alexander Pope - 1824
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The epigrammatists: a selection, with notes and an intr. by H. P. Dodd

Epigrammatists - 1870 - 654 pages
...glance of Howard flies. ON MRS. TOFTS, A Handsome Woman with a Fine Voice, but very Covetous and Proud. So bright is thy beauty, so charming thy song, As...such is thy avarice, and such is thy pride, That the beaste must have starv'd, and the poet have died. This epigram has been ascribed to both Swift and...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872 - 744 pages
...Tweedle-dee I ON MRS TOFTS, A CELEBRATED OPERA SINGER. So bright is thy beauty, so charming thy soug, As had drawn both the beasts and their Orpheus along : But such is thy av'rice, and such is thy pride, That the beasts must have starved, and the poet have died. THE BALANCE...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1873 - 590 pages
...Carruthtrs. shire, see note to Essay on Criticism, v. 724.] s ON MRS TOFTS, A CELEBRATED OPERA-SINGER'. O bright is thy Beauty, so charming thy Song, As had...the .Beasts and their Orpheus along; But such is thy Av'rice, and such is thy Pride, That the Beasts must have starv'd, and the Poet have died. EPIGRAM...
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A General History of the Science and Practice of Music, Volume 2

John Hawkins - Music - 1875 - 508 pages
...vices, which, supposing him to speak truth, must have considerably abated the power of her charms. So bright is thy beauty, so charming thy song, As...avarice, and such is thy pride, That the beasts must have starv'd, and the poet have died. In the opera of Camilla she performed the part of Camilla; and it...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - Epigrams - 1875 - 748 pages
...blight is thy beauty, so charming thy song, As Lad drawn both the beasts and their Orpheus along ; ]5ut such is thy avarice, and such is thy pride, That the beasts must have starv'd, and the poet have died. This epigram has been ascribed to both Swift and Pope. It is given...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1878 - 660 pages
...in vain. Sheffield approves, consenting Phoebus bends, And I and Malice from this hour are friends. ON MRS. TOFTS, A CELEBRATED OPERA-SINGER. So bright...beasts must have starved, and the poet have died. EPIGRAM ON THE FEUDS ABOUT HANDEL AND BONONCINI. STRANGE ! all this difference should be 'Twixt tweedle-dum...
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English epigrams, selected and arranged, with intr., notes and notices of ...

English epigrams - 1878 - 458 pages
...we can't go to sleep. Anon. 195 BOOK VII. Wionmi. CDXCIII. ON MRS. TOFTS, A CELEBRATED OPERA SIXGER. So bright is thy beauty, so charming thy song, As...the beasts and their Orpheus along ; But such is thy av'rice, and such is thy pride, That the beasts must have starv'd, and the poet have died. Alexander...
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Dwight's Journal of Music, Volumes 37-38

Music - 1878 - 536 pages
...beauty, so charming thy song. As had drawn both the beasts and О 'pheus along; But such Is thy av'rice and such Is thy pride. That the beasts must have starved and the poet have dy'd. This, of course. was the celebrated Mrs. Tofts, w!iohad, however, left the s'age nearly twenty...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1879 - 570 pages
...8brf5tfi&,"V>* t&.WMM^'SFV.. Jlfiton'i Sonnets. Carrutliers. shire, see uole Xo Essay on. Criticism, ->-T"-- ON MRS TOFTS, A CELEBRATED OPERA-SINGER'. SO bright...had drawn both the Beasts and their Orpheus along; Hut such is thy Av'rice, and such is thy Pride, That the Beasts must have starv'd, and the Poet have...
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The Witty and Humorous of the English Poets: With Specimens Arranged in Periods

William Davenport Adams - Poetry - 1880 - 362 pages
...fancy wit will come. Knock as you please — there's nobody at home. Lastly, this on an unfortunate opera-singer : So bright is thy beauty, so charming...the beasts and their Orpheus along ; But such is thy av'rice and such is thy pride That the beasts must have starved and the poet have died. Swift had the...
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