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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 Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1882 - 544 pages
...right : For Duck can thresh, you know, as well as write.' ON MRS. TOFTS,1 A CELKDUATED OJ'KRA-SINQER. 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. 1 Stephen...
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Here and There: Quaint Quotations, a Book of Wit

H. L. Sidney Lear - Quotations - 1882 - 200 pages
...pearles of morning's dew, Ne'r to be found againe. HERRICK. CCXXXII. EUROPE'S BALANCE. Now Europe's balanced, neither side prevails, For nothing's left in either of the scales. ccxxxm. ON SIR JOHN LEACH GOING OVER FROM THE OPPOSITION TO THE TORIES. THE Leach youVe just bought...
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Autumn leaves, acrostics from the poets. [With] Answers to the series

Autumn leaves - 1882 - 210 pages
...Saxon foes.' 4. ' One foot on sea, and one on shore, To one thing constant never.' 5. ' Now Europe's balanced, neither side prevails, For nothing's left in either of the scales.' 6. ' While gentleness its milder radiance throws Along that aged, venerable face.' 7. ' Childe Harold...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift ... Containing Additional Letters, Tracts, and ...

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1883 - 480 pages
...bep-st on, Bep-st and besh-t on. DA CAPO. EPIGRAM. ON THE FEUDS ABOUT HANDEL AND BONONCINI. STRANGE I all this difference should be 'Twixt Tweedle-DUM and...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. TWO OR THREE:...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters ..., Volume 13

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1883 - 480 pages
...bep-st on, Bep-st and besh-t on. DA CAPO. EPIGRAM. ON THE FEUDS ABOUT HANDEL AND BONONCINI. STRANGE I all this difference should be 'Twixt Tweedle-DUM and...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. TWO OR THREE:...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 5

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - Wit and humor - 1884 - 472 pages
...honest, thou'rt a dev'lish cheat. EPIGRAM OF ALEXANDER POPE. On Mrs. Tofts. (A Celebrated Opera ginger.) So bright is thy beauty, so charming thy song, As...the beasts must have starved and the poet have died. EPIGRAMS OP DEAN SWIFT. On Burning A Dull Poem. An ass's hoof alone can hold That poisonous juice which...
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The Works, Volume 13

Jonathan Swift - 1883 - 480 pages
...bep-st on, Bep-st and besh-t on. DA CAPO. EPIGRAM. ON THE FEUDS ABOUT HANDEL AND BONONCINI. STRANGE 1 all this difference should be 'Twixt Tweedle-DUM and...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. TWO OR THREE:...
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The Humorus Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - English poetry - 1884 - 734 pages
...POPE. ON MRS. TOFTS. (A CELEBRATED OPERA SINGER.) So bright is thy beauty, eo charming thy song, Aa had drawn both the beasts and their Orpheus along...pride. That the beasts must have starved, and the poet hare died TO A BLOCKHEAD. You beat your pate, and fancy wit will come : Knock .as you please, there...
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The Humorous Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - English poetry - 1884 - 732 pages
...POPE. ON MBS. TOFTS. (A CELEBRATED OPERA SINGER.) So bright is thy beauty, so charming thy song, A •> had drawn both the beasts and their Orpheus along...avarice, and such is thy pride, That the beasts must have starred, and the poet hare died TO A BLOCKHEAD. You beat your pate, and fancy wit will come : Knock...
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Good Queen Anne: Or, Men and Manners, Life and Letters in England ..., Volume 1

William Henry Davenport Adams - English literature - 1886 - 418 pages
...brilliant picture was not without its shadows : — 1 Her song in ' Camilla ' ; the first in the opera. ' So bright is thy beauty, so charming thy song, As...beasts must have starved and the poet have died.' No singer of the day attained or deserved a greater reputation than the Cavaliere NICOLINI GRIMALDI,...
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