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" Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars every sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who but must laugh, if such a man there be ! Who would not weep, if Atticus were... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 244
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...105 A timorous foe, and a fufpicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by Flatterers bei'.eg'd, And fo obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little Senate laws, And fit attentive to his own applaufe ; 210 "While Wits and Templars every fentence raife, And wonder with...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...set; A timorous foe, and a fufpicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by Flatterers befieg'd, And fo obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little Senate laws, And fit attentive to his own applaufe; 2IO While Wits and Templars every fentence raife, And wonder with...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - 1794
...commend, A tim'rous foe, and a fufpicious friend ; Dreading ev'n Fools, by Flatterers befieg'd, And fo obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato, give his little Senate laws, And fit attentive to his own applaufe ; While Wits and Tempjars ev'ry fentence raife} And wonder with a...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1796
...hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, 205 Dreading ev'a foals, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging that he ne'er...senate laws. And sit attentive to his own applause; 210 While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — Who...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - 1796
...to commend, 205 Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers besiea''d, And so obliging that he ne'er cblig'd; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause; 210 While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise—- Who...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...Approves of each, but likes the worst the best ; Like Cato, gives his little senate laws, And sits attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars...sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise — What pity, Heaven ! if such a man there be ; Who would not weep, if Addison were he ! F. 2 MACE...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...contest, Approves of each, but likes the worst the best; Like Cato, gives his little senate laws, And sits attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templars...raise, " And wonder with a foolish face of praise— What pity, Heaven ! if such a man there be; Who would not weep, if Addison were he ! MACE R. WHEN simple...
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The Works, Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...noticed by the learned commentators upon Pope. N. Like Cato, gives his little senate laws, And sits attentive to his own applause ; While Wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, ^ nd wonder with a foolish face of praise — What pity, Heaven ! if such a man there be ; Who would...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend ; 205 A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools...senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; 210 While wits and Templars ev'ry sentence raise, And wonder with a foolish face of praise— Who...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools;...sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits and templan every sentence raise, And wonder -with a foolish face of praise— Who but must langh if such...
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