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" Who but must laugh if such a man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he? "
The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Pope. Pitt. Thomson. Watts. A ... - Page 120
by Samuel Johnson - 1781 - 503 pages
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

1764
...applaufe ; While wits and templars ev'ry fentence raile, And wonder with a foolifh face of praife • Who but muft laugh, if fuch a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ? This celebrated fatire on Addifon is drawn in fo mafterly a manner, and contains fo many beautiful...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...While wits and templars ev'ry fentence raife, • " And wonder with a foolifh face of praife — " Who but muft laugh, if fuch a man there be ? " Who would not weep, if Atticus were he !" Atterbury fo well underftood the force of thefe lines, that, in one of his letters to Mr. POPE,...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...; " While wits and templars ev'ry fentence raife, *' And wonder with a foolifh face of praife — " Who but muft laugh, if fuch a man there be ? ** Who would not weep, if Atticus were he !" Atterbury fo well underftood the force of thefe lines, that, in one of his letters to Mr. POPE,...
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The Adventures of a Bank-note ...

Thomas Bridges - 1771
...? wondrous pitiful ? that fuch a heart as John's, Ihould be tin<ftured with cruelty. Who would not laugh, if fuch a man there be ? Who would not weep, if John himfelf is he? CHAP. C CHAP. XVL Putt baker, full devil. TH E laft chapter left me in the hands...
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Sketches of the History of Man: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1774
...nothing more eafy than to make quidlibet ex quolibet. " Who Sk. I. 2. REASO N. 155 " Who would not laugh if fuch a man there be ? " Who would not weep if Atticus were he ? " I will detain the reader but a moment longer, to hear what our author fays in juftification of...
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Sketches of the History of Man: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

Henry Home (Lord Kames), Lord Henry Home Kames - 1774
...nothing more eafy than to make iftddlibet ex quulibct. t cc ct Ci «c CC cc tl tl " Who ** Who would not laugh if fuch a man there be ? ** Who would not weep if Atticus were he ?" I will detain the reader but a moment longer, to hear what our author fays in juftification of fuch...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...applaufe ; While Wits and Templars every fentence raifc, Ahd wonder with a foolilh face of praife- — Who but muft laugh, if fuch a man there be ? Who would not weep, if ATTICUS were he ! What tho' my name (lood rubric on the walls, Or ;ilaifier'd ports, with elaps, in capitals ? Or fmoaking...
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Sketches of the History of Man ...: In Four Volumes ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1778
...of interpretation, there is nothing more eafy than to make qitidlibet ex quolibet. " Who -would not laugh if fuch a man there be ? " Who -would not -weep if Atticus -were he ? " I will detain the reader but a moment longer, to hear what our author fays in j unification of...
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The Works of the English Poets, Volume 33

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...applaufe ; no While Wits and Templars every fentence raife, And wonder with a foolim face of praife — Who but muft laugh, if fuch a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were he ! What VARIATION. After ver.' z08. in the MS. Who, if two Wits on rival themes conteft, Approves of...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - 1782
...While wits and Templars ev'ry fentence raife, And wonder with a foolifh face of praife— Who but mart laugh, if fuch a man there be ? Who would not weep, if Atticus were hef -' THIS is that famous character of ADDISON *, which has been fo much commended for it's wit and...
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