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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 Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1881 - 570 pages
...yews. The thriving plants ignoble broomsticks made, M Now sweep those allies they were born to shade. At Timon's villa let us pass a day, Where all cry out, " what sums are thrown away I " So proud, so grand, of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeable come never there. 100 Greatness,...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1890 - 364 pages
...ascendancy which she lost over Queen Anne. CHARACTER OP THE DUKE OF CHANDOS, AND DESCRIPTION OF HIS VILLA. At Timon's villa, let us pass a day ;" Where all cry...away ! " So proud, so grand; of that stupendous air, Greatness with Timon dwells, in such a draught At brings all Uroudingnag before your thought. To compass...
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Swift: The Mystery of His Life and Love

James Hay - 1891 - 392 pages
...the Duke. Pope once more espouses Swift's side, and satirises the place and person of the Duke thus : At Timon's villa let us pass a day, Where all cry out what sums are thrown away : Who but must laugh the master when he sees A puny insect shivering at a breeze. I think these quotations...
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From Milton to Tennyson: Masterpieces of English Poetry

Louis Du Pont Syle - 1894 - 488 pages
...loves, Foe to the Dryads of his Father's groves; One boundless Green, or flourish'd Carpet views, 95 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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Selected Poems: The Essay on Criticism ; The Moral Essays

Alexander Pope - 1896 - 136 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...grand ; of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeable come never there. loo Greatness, with Timon, dwells in such a draught As brings all Brobdignag before...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1903 - 704 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;' к So proud, so grand; of that stupendous air, Soft and agreeable come never there; Greatness with...
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Rural Nooks Round London: (Middlesex and Surrey)

Charles George Harper - 1907 - 358 pages
...contain a lengthy and extremely bitter travesty of Canons, under the title of "Timon's Villa":— " 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 drought As brings all Brobdingnag before...
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Highways and Byways in Middlesex

Walter Jerrold - 1909 - 438 pages
...parkland, but remains in Pope's satire as typical of the vanity of expense and the abuse of taste : 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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Selected Poems of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1916 - 160 pages
...Sense, Good-humour, and a Poet. Extract from Epistle to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington Titnon's Villa 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,...
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The Adventure of Living: A Subjective Autobiography

John St. Loe Strachey - 1922 - 568 pages
...particularly in Pope was the epistle describing the Duke of Chandos's house, the poem which begins : ' At Timon's villa let us pass a day, Where all cry out what sums are thrown away.' And there, straight in front of me, was the Priory, Lady Waldegrave's grandiose country-house. I heard...
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