The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Verse and Prose (Volume 6); Containing the Principal Notes of Drs. Warburton and Warton Illustrations, and ... and Others to Which Are Added, Now First P

 
9780217135160: The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Verse and Prose (Volume 6); Containing the Principal Notes of Drs. Warburton and Warton Illustrations, and ... and Others to Which Are Added, Now First P

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1806. Excerpt: ...ging up and down, And W and H both in town! "The Dog-days are no more the cafe." 15 Tis true, but Winter comes apace: Then fouthward let your Bard retire, Hold out fome months twixt Sun and Fire, And you fhall fee, the. firft warm Weather, Me and the Butterffies together. 20 NOTES. Ver. 12. a thin Court Popes ufual topic of fpleen and ridl cule. Non, quo more pyris vefci Calaber jubet hofpes, Tu me fecifti locupletem. Vefcere fodes. Jam fatis eft. At tu quantumvis tolle. Benigne. Non invifa feres pueris munufcula parvis. Tam teneor dono, quam fi djmittar onuftus. Ut libet: haec porcis hodie comedenda relinques. Prodigus, et ftultus donat quae fpernit, et odit: Haec feges ingratos tulit: et feret omnibus annis, Vir bonus et fapiens, dignis ait effe paratum, Nec tamen ignorat, quid diftent aera lupinis? Dignum praeftabo me, etiam pro laude merentis. My Lord, your Favours well I know; Tis with din inclion you beftow; And not to evry one that comes, Juft as a Scotfman does his Plums. Pray take them, Sir.--Enoughs a Feaft: 25 Eat fome, and pocket up the reft."--What, rob your Boys? thofe pretty rogues! " No, Sir, youll leave them to the Hogs." Thus Fools with Compliments befiege ye, Contriving never to oblige ye. 30 Scatter your Favours on a Fop, Ingratitudes the certain crop; And tis but juft, Ill tell ye wherefore, You give the things you never care for. A wife man always is or shoud 35 Be mighty ready to do good: But makes a difference in his thought Betwixt a Guinea and a Groat. Now this Ill fay, youll find in me A fafe Companion, and a free; 40 But if youd have me always near-- A word, pray, in your Honours ear. I hope NOTES. Vsr. 35. A wife man, andc. Popes imitation is neither like Horace nor Swift...

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