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" Clipp'd from the lovely head where late it grew) That, while my nostrils draw the vital air, This hand, which won it, shall for ever wear. "
British Anthologies - Page 14
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Pope's The Iliad of Homer: Books I, VI, XXII, and XXIV

Homer - 1899 - 142 pages
...brass, for Latian kings to bear)." Pope parodies in Kape of the Lock, 4. 133 : " But by this lock, this sacred lock I swear, Which never more shall join its parted hair; Which never more its honors shall renew, Clipped from the lovely head where late it grew." 311. as I from thee : Intr. 3....
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Standard English Poems: Spenser to Tennyson

1899 - 749 pages
...vain, But by this lock, this sacred lock I swear, (Which never more shall join its parted hair; 135 Which never more its honours shall renew, Clipped from the lovely head where late it grew) That, while my nostrils draw the vital air, This hand, which won it, shall for ever wear."...
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The Pope Anthology: 1701-1744, Volume 8

Edward Arber - 1901 - 312 pages
...me much,' replied the Peer again, 'Who speaks so well should ever speak in vain! But, by this Lock!* this sacred Lock, I swear (Which never more shall...spoke : in speaking, in proud triumph, spread The longf-contended honours of her head. s> But UMBRIEL, hateful Gnome! forbears not so! He breaks the...
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The Rape of the Lock: An Essay on Man and Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot

Alexander Pope - 1901 - 105 pages
...much," reply'd the peer again, i30 " Who speaks so well should ever speak in vain ; But by this Lock, this sacred Lock I swear, (Which never more shall join its parted hair; Which never more its honors shall renew, Clipp'd from the lovely head where late it grew,) u5 That, while my nostrils draw...
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The Rape of the Lock, an Heroi-comical Poem

Alexander Pope - 1902 - 23 pages
...grieves me much (replied the Peer again) Who speaks so well shou'd ever speak in vain. But by this Lock, this sacred Lock I swear, (Which never more shall...parted Hair ; Which never more its Honours shall renew, 135 Clipp'd from the lovely Head where late it grew) ! That while my Nostrils draw the vital Air, This...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - 1963 - 850 pages
...grieves me much (reply'd the Peer again) Who speaks so well shou'd ever speak in vain. But by this Lock, this sacred Lock I swear, (Which never more shall...parted Hair, Which never more its Honours shall renew, 135 Clipt from the lovely Head where late it grew) That while my Nostrils draw the vital Air, This...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 pages
...me much," replied the peer again, "Who speaks so well should ever speak in vain. But by this lock, this sacred lock I swear (Which never more shall join...honours shall renew. Clipped from the lovely head where late it grew), That while my nostrils draw the vital air. This hand, which won it, shall forever wear."...
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Resemblance & Disgrace: Alexander Pope and the Deformation of Culture

Helen Deutsch - 1996 - 273 pages
...mini-allegory if you will, is the oath sworn by the Baron on Belinda's lock in Canto IV: But by this Lock, this sacred Lock I swear, (Which never more shall...parted Hair, Which never more its Honours shall renew Clipt from the lovely Head where late it grew) That while my Nostrils draw the vital air, 77 Figure...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 226 pages
...me much,' replied the peer again, 'Who speaks so well should ever speak in vain. But by this lock, this sacred lock I swear, (Which never more shall...honours shall renew, Clipped from the lovely head where late it grew) That while my nostrils draw the vital air, This hand, which won it, shall for ever wear.'...
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Curiosity: A Cultural History of Early Modern Inquiry

Barbara M. Benedict - 2001 - 321 pages
...she invites the rape that apparently destroys that beauty. When the Baron refuses the lock, he vows, "That while my Nostrils draw the vital Air, / This Hand, which won it, shall for ever wear" (4.13738). Pope represents body bits the nostrils, the hand as operating independently of the...
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