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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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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets; with an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - 410 pages
...CHARACTER OF THE DUKE OF CHANDOS, AND DESCRIPTION OF HIS VILLA. At Timon's rilla let us pass a day ; 17 Where all cry out, "What sums are thrown away!" So...grand; of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeable come never there. Greatness with Tirnon dwells, in such a draught As brings all Brobdignag before your...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1846 - 328 pages
...sweep those alleys they were born to shade. At Timon's villa let us pass a day, 99 Where all cries 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 drought As brings all Brobdignag before your...
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The Stowe Catalogue: Priced and Annotated

Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, Henry Rumsey Forster - 1848 - 418 pages
...recipient of the Duke's bounty. In the poet's "Satire on False Taste" the following passages occur:— " At Timon's villa let us pass a day, Where all cry...grand : of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeable can come never there. » • » * " Who but must laugh the master when he sees, A T'Uny Insect shivering...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1848 - 642 pages
...sweep those alleys they were hora to shade. At Timon's villa let us pass a day, 99 Where all cries out, ' What sums are thrown away !' So proud, so grand ; of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeahle come never there. Greatness, with Timon, dwells in such a drought As hrings all Brohdignag...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 646 pages
...r ; 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...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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Anecdotes of the Aristocracy: And Episodes in Ancestral Story, Volume 2

Bernard Burke - 1849 - 528 pages
...ridicule : the name of Timon less concealed the satire than added to the offence. The poet thus writes:— 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...
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Anecdotes of the Aristocracy: And Episodes in Ancestral Story, Volume 2

Bernard Burke - 1849 - 516 pages
...: the name of Timon less concealed the satire than added to the offence. The poet thus writes : — 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...
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Ędes Hartwellianę: Or, Notices of the Manor and Mansion of Hartwell

William Henry Smyth - 1851 - 458 pages
...and thereby avoids the moral of Pope's spiteful invective on the Duke of Chandos :— " At Tiinon's 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 Brobdignag before...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852 - 874 pages
...yews: The thriving plants, ignoble broomsticks made, Now sweep those alleys they were bom to shade. 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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Selections from the English Poets: Wit and humor

Leigh Hunt - 1854 - 284 pages
...CHARACTER OF THE DUKE OF CHANDOS, AND DESCRIPTION OF HIS VILLA. At Timon's villa let us pass a day ;ie Where all cry out, " What sums are thrown away !"...grand ; of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeable come never there. Greatness with Timon dwells, in such a draught As brings all Srobdignag before your...
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