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" At Timon's villa let us pass a day, Where all cry out,' What sums are thrown away!' So proud, so grand: of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeable come never there. Greatness, with Timon, dwells in such a draught As brings all Brobdignag before your thought.... "
The Battle Abbey Roll: With Some Account of the Norman Lineages - Page 226
by Catherine Lucy Wilhelmina Powlett Duchess of Cleveland - 1889
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The Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Verse

David Nichol Smith - 1926 - 744 pages
...health, of fortune, friends, And fame, this lord of useless thousands ends. 75 Timon's Villa A? Timoifs Villa let us pass a day, Where all cry out, ' What...grand ; of that stupendous air, Soft and Agreeable come never there. Greatness, with Tlmon, dwells in such a draught As brings all Brobdignag before your...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - 1963 - 884 pages
...little ornaments as Pyramids of darkgreen, continually repeated, not unlike a Funeral procession [P]. At Timon's Villa let us pass a day, Where all cry out, ‘What sums are thrown away!' xoo So proud, so grand, of that stupendous air, Soft and Agreeable come never there. Greatness, with...
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The Crisis of Liberal Democracy: A Straussian Perspective

Kenneth L. Deutsch, Walter Soffer - 1987 - 318 pages
...visit to the estate of a tasteless nouveau riche who is assigned the name of the misanthropic Timon: At Timon's Villa let us pass a day, Where all cry...grand; of that stupendous air, Soft and Agreeable come never there. Greatness, with Timon, dwells in such a draught, As brings all Brobdingnag before...
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The Genius of the Place: The English Landscape Garden 1620-1820

John Dixon Hunt, Peter Willis - 1988 - 420 pages
...Parterre, Deep Harvests bury all thy Pride has plann'd, And laughing Ceres re-assume the Land. At Timorýs Villa let us pass a Day, Where all cry out, 'What...grand, of that stupendous Air, Soft and Agreeable come never there. Greatness, with Timˇn, dwells in such a Draught As brings all Brobdignag before...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...NOEC; OAEL-1; OxBoLi Moral Essays: Epistle to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington 100 At Timon's villalet us pass a day, Where all cry out, What sums are thrown away!' 101 Lo, what huge heaps of littleness around! 102 My Lord advances with majestic mien, Smit with the...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 260 pages
...yews; The thriving plants ignoble broomsticks made, Now sweep those alleys they were born to shade. At Timon's villa let us pass a day, Where all cry out, 'What sums are thrown away!' 100 So proud, so grand, of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeable come never there. Greatness, with...
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Susan L. Mitchell

Richard Morgan Kain - 1972 - 114 pages
...Timon's villa, reeking with false magnificence, is plain to see, regardless of whose estate was depicted: At Timon's Villa let us pass a day, Where all cry...grand; of that stupendous air, Soft and Agreeable come never there. Greatness, with Timon, dwells in such a draught As brings all Brobdignag before your...
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Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

Royal Agricultural Society of England - 1891 - 1154 pages
...died at Canons, near Edgware, in 1714, Canons, the " Timons villa " of Pope's satire : " At Timons villa let us pass a day Where all cry out, ' What sums are thrown away 1 ' '• The glory, however, was of brief duration : by bodily suffering and petty annoyances amounting...
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The Emergence of Modern Architecture: A Documentary History from 1000 to 1810

Liane Lefaivre, Alexander Tzonis - 2004 - 562 pages
...Terraces desert their walls: [...] At Timon's [editor's note: the name of a noted misanthrope of Athens] Villa let us pass a day, Where all cry out, 'What...grand, of that stupendous air, Soft and Agreeable come never there. Greatness, with Timon, dwells in such a draught As brings all Brobdingnag before...
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Women, Space and Utopia, 1600-1800

Nicole Pohl - 2006 - 220 pages
...Burlington' (1731) which contrasts the Palladian edifice of Burlington with Timon's extravagant villa:30 At Timon's Villa let us pass a day, Where all cry...grand, of that stupendous Air, Soft and Agreeable come never there. Greatness, with Timon, dwells in such a draught As brings all Brobdignag before your...
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