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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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A Pilgrim's Reliquary

Thomas Henry White - 1845 - 448 pages
...embalmed the things in the Amber of his generally admirable Judgment. " Who would not smile if such a Man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he?" Those glorious old Columns in the Trastevere Church of St. Mary ! I have seen them at last ; and oh...
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A Pilgrim's Reliquary

Thomas Henry White - 1845 - 448 pages
...embalmed the things in the Amber of his generally admirable Judgment. " Who would not smile if such a Man there be ? Who would not weep if Atticus were he?" Those glorious old Columns in the Trastevere Church of St. Mary ! I have seen them at last ; and oh...
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Wit and Humor, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 357 pages
...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 he?" i 12 Each man's stcret standard in his mind, (That casting -weight pride adds to emptiness) This, who...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 10

1881
...Templars ev'iy 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 he ! Pope did not immediately publish these lines, but sent them in manuscript to Addison, with the belief...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 40

1896
...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 he ? Even in lyric poetry, which seems above all other forms of the art to contain the expression of individual...
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The Nineteenth Century: A Monthly Review, Volume 10

1881
...Templars ev'vy 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 he ! Pope did not immediately publish these lines, but sent them in manuscript to Addison, with the belief...
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Politeness and Poetry in the Age of Pope

Thomas Woodman - 1989 - 166 pages
...process is an educative one. The poems work toward a polite consensus, "Who but must laugh if such a man there be? / Who would not weep if Atticus were he?" ("Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot," 231-14). But Pope has of course set the whole tone and the terms of the...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause: 8 Who but must laugh, if such more virtuous. Nor from mine own weak merits will I dr AWP; InPK; InPS; NOBE; NOEC; NoP; OAEL-1; OxBoLi; PoE; PoEL-3; SeCePo 9 Let Sporus tremble — 'What?...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 226 pages
...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 he! What though my name stood rubric on the walls, Or plastered posts, with claps, in capitals? Or smoking...
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Englishness and National Culture

Antony Easthope - 1999 - 243 pages
...Templers ev'ry 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 he? (1965, p. 604) It would be hard to miss the main irony here, that the sustained use of the conditional...
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