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AN ESSAY ON CRITICISM.
Part i. Line 9. 'T is with our judgments as our watches ; none Go just alike, yet each believes his own.
Part ii. Line 15.
Line 32. Hills
peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise.
Line 156. A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along.
*“High characters,” cries one, and he would see,
Epilogue to “Goblins.” SUCKLING.
Essay on Poetry. Sheffield.
Essay on Criticism - Continued.
True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learned to dance.
To err is human: to forgive, divine.
Part iii. Line 15.
Men must be taught as if you taught them not,
Ode on Solitude.
Thus unlamented let me die;
Tell where I lie.
In every clime adored,
Jehovah, Jove, or Lord.
And deal damnation round the land.
Teach me to feel another's woe,
I to others show,
show to me.
ELEGY TO THE MEMORY OF AN UNFORTUNATE
And bear about the mockery of woe
THE RAPE OF THE LOCK.
Canto ii. Line 7.
Canto ii. Line 17.
The Rape of the Lock - Continued.
Canto ü. Line 27. Fair tresses man's imperial race insnare, And beauty draws us with a single hair.
Canto iii. Line 16. At every word a reputation dies.
Canto v. Line 34.
SATIRES AND IMITATIONS OF HORACE.
Prologue, Line 1. Shut, shut the door, good John.
The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare,
Satires of Horace -- Continued.
Line 197. Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne.
Line 333. Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust.
Book ii. Satire i. Line 6. Lord Fanny spins a thousand such a day.
Line 127. There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl, The feast of reason and the flow of soul.
Book ii. Satire ii. Line 159. For I, who hold sage Homer's rule the best, Welcome the coming, speed the going guest.*
* See the Odyssey, Book xv. line 83.