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" Dear to the Muse ! to Harley dear — in vain ! For him, thou oft hast bid the world attend, Fond to forget the statesman in .the friend; For Swift and him, despis'd the farce of state, The sober follies of the wise and great ; Dextrous, the craving,... "
The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell - Page 3
by Thomas Parnell - 1833 - 185 pages
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1796 - 500 pages
...arts, adorn 'd! Bless'd in each science ! bless'd in ev'ry strain ! 5 Dear to the Muse ! to Harley dear — in vain ! For him thou oft' hast bid the...forget the statesman in the friend ; For Swift and himdespis'd the farce of state, The sober follies of the wise and great; 10 Dext'rous the craving,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 190 pages
...arts, adorn'd ! Bless'd in each science 1 bless'd in ev'ry strain ! 5 Dear to the Muse ! to Harley dear — in vain ! For him thou oft' hast bid the...of state, The sober follies of the wise and great ; 10 * Sent to the Earl of Oxford with Dr. ParnelPs Poems, published by our Author after the Earl's...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 420 pages
...gentlest arts, adorn'd! Blest in each science, blest in ev'ry strain ; Dear to the Muse, to HARLEV dear in vain ! For him thou oft hast bid the world...of state, The sober follies of the wise and great ; Dext'rous, the craving, fawning crowd to quit, And plcas'd to 'scape from flattery to wit. r BIOGRAPHICAL...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - 1805 - 424 pages
...Blest in each science, blest in ev'ry strain; Dear to the Muse, to HARLEY dear in vain ! For him them oft hast bid the world attend, Fond to forget the...of state, The sober follies of the wise and great ; Dext'rous, the craving, fawning crowd to quit, And pleas'd to 'scape from flattery to wit. Nor was...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806 - 376 pages
...may be equally admitted, as being equally defensible by authority. Thus great is differently used. For Swift and him despis'd the farce of state, The sober follies of the wise and great, PofE. As if misfortune trade the throne her seat, And none could be unhappy but the great. Rowr. The...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith..

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 492 pages
...intimate friends was Lord Oxford, whom Pope has so finely complimented upon the delicacy of his choice. For him thou oft hast bid the world attend. Fond to forget tlie statesman in (lie friend ; For Swift and him de<pis'd the farce of state, The sober lollies of...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 40

John Bell - 1807 - 562 pages
...gentlest arts, adorn'd ! Bless'd in each science ! bless'd in ev'ry strain ! Dear to the Muse ! to Harley dear — in vain ! For him thou oft hast bid the world...of state, The sober follies of the wise and great ; Dext'rous the craving, fawning, crowd to quit, And pleas'd to scape from flattery to wit. Absent...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 474 pages
...hlesa'd in every strain I Dear to the Muse ! to Harley dear— in vain ! For him thou oft hast hid the world attend, Fond to forget the statesman in...For Swift and him despis'd the farce of state. The soher follies of the wise and great ; Dext'rous the craving, fawning, crowd to quit, And pleas'd to...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 288 pages
...bless'd in everv strain! 5 Dear to the Muse! to Harley dear — in vain! For him thou oft hast hid the world attend, Fond to forget the statesman in...For Swift and him despis'd the farce of state, The soher lollies of the wise and great; 10 Dext'rous the craving, fawning, crowd to quit, And pleas'd...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 702 pages
...! Blest In each science, blest in every sLrain ! Pear to the muse ! to Harley dear— in vain ! Tor him, thou oft hast bid the world attend, Fond to forget...of state, The sober follies of the wise and great ; Dext*rous, the craving, fawning crowd to quit. And pleas'd to 'scape from flattery to wit. Absent...
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