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" But chiefly Love — to Love an altar built, Of twelve vast French romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves, And all the trophies of his former loves ; With tender billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life - Page 79
by Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - 1859
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations

Alexander Pope - 1712 - 368 pages
...had flown,' WithFtavzas Busk that oft had rapp'^ b|s otyn : A Fan, a Garter, half a Pair of Gloves j And all the Trophies of his former Loves, With tender Billet-doux he lights the Pyre, And breaths three arn'rous Sighs to raife the Fire, Then proftrate falls, and begs with ardent Eyes Soon...
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The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1717 - 468 pages
...Propitious heav'n, and ev'ry pow'r ador'd, But chiefly Love — -to Love an altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garters,...Billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire. Then proftrate falls, and begs with ardent eyes Soon to obtain, and...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

1720 - 302 pages
...heav'n,. and ev'ry.powir ador'd, But chiefly Love—to Love an altar built;Of twelve vaft.JVf& romances, neatly gilt;>. There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves; And aU the trophies of his former loves. With tender billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1722 - 294 pages
...Propitious heav'n, and ev'ry pow'r adoi'd, But chiefly Love— —to Love an altar builf, Of twelve vi&Innth romances, neatly gilt, There lay three garters, half...billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire. Then proftrate falls, and begs with ardent eyes Soon to obtain, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 240 pages
...Propitious heav'n, and ev'rv pow'r ador'd, But chiefly Love— to Love an Altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garters,...gloves ; And all the trophies of his former loves ; 40 With tender Billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 236 pages
...Love — to Love an Altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garter?, half a pair of gloves ; And all the trophies of his former loves ; 40 With tender Billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 398 pages
...ador'd, But chiefly Love — to Love an Altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly guilt. There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves; And all the trophies of his former loves ; 40 With tender billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire....
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1754 - 264 pages
...Propitious heav'n, and ev'ry pow'r ador'd; But chiefly Love—to Love an Altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garters,...gloves ; And all the trophies of his former loves. 40 THE RAPE OF THE LOCK. 149 Then proftrate falls, and begs with ardent eyes Soon to obtain and long...
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Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1757 - 280 pages
...hair. ] In allufion to thofe line* of Hudibras, applied to the fame purpofe, i8o THE RAPE OF THE LOCK. There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves ; And...billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire. Then proftrate falls, and begs with ardent eyes Soon to obtain and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1760 - 314 pages
...Propitious heav'n, and ev'ry pow'r ador'd, But chiefly Love — to Love an Altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garters,...gloves ; And all the trophies of his former loves ; 40 With tender billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire....
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