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" Still out of reach, yet never out of view ; Sure, if they catch, to spoil the toy at most, To covet flying, and regret when lost : At last to follies youth could scarce defend. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Página 111
1819
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Selected Poems: The Essay on Criticism ; The Moral Essays

Alexander Pope - 1896 - 136 páginas
...defend, It grows their age's prudence to pretend : "Ashamed to own they gave delight before, Reduced to feign it, when they give no more. As hags hold sabbaths less for joy than spite, So these their merry miserable night ; 220 Still round and round the ghosts of beauty glide,...
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The Task: With Tirocinium, and Selections from the Minor Poems, A.D. 1784-1799

William Cowper - 1896 - 348 páginas
...I. 638. Cp. Pope's Moral Essays, Epist. ii. 235-40: Ashamed to own they gave delight before, Reduced to feign it when they give no more : As hags hold Sabbaths, less for joy than spite, So these their merry, miserable night.' l. 646. Cp. Thomson's Seasons, Autumn, l. 1238 : ' What...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1903 - 704 páginas
...defend, It grows their age's prudence to pretend; Ashamed to own they gave delight before, Reduced to feign it when they give no more. As hags hold Sabbaths less for joy than spite, So these their merry miserable night; 240 Still round and round the Ghosts of Beanty glide,...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

1907 - 580 páginas
...defend, i It grows their age's prudence to pretend; Ashamed to own they gave delight before, Reduced to feign it, when they give no more: As hags hold Sabbaths, less for joy than spite, So these their merry, miserable night; THE UNIVERSAL PRAYER 249 and round the ghosts of beauty...
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Selected Poems of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1916 - 160 páginas
...At last, to follies Youth could scarce defend, It grows their Age's prudence to pretend; Asham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it, when they give no more: 72 So these their merry, miserable Night; 240 Still round and round the Ghosts of Beauty glide, And...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - 1918 - 412 páginas
...defend, It grows their age's prudence to pretend; Ashamed to own they gave delight before, Reduced to feign it, when they give no more: As hags hold Sabbaths, less for joy than spite, So these their merry, miserable night; Still round and round the ghosts of beauty glide, And...
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Selected Poems of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1926 - 271 páginas
...last, to follies Youth could scarce defend, 235 It grows their Age's prudence to pretend ; Asham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it,...no more: As Hags hold Sabbaths, less for joy than spite, So these their merry, miserable Night; 240 Still round and round the Ghosts of Beauty glide,...
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English Satire: An Anthology

Norman Furlong - 1946 - 196 páginas
...At last, to follies Youth could scarce defend, It grows their Age's prudence to pretend ; Asham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it,...Still round and round the Ghosts of Beauty glide, And haunt the places where their Honour dy'd.1 There is no other voice quite like that in the whole...
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: A One-volume Edition of the Twickenham Text ...

Alexander Pope - 1963 - 884 páginas
...last, to follies Youth could scarce defend, 235 'Tis half their Age's prudence to pretend; Asham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it,...than spight, So these their merry, miserable Night ; 240 Still round and round the Ghosts of Beauty glide, And haunt the places where their Honour dy'd....
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The Columbia History of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 2007 - 764 páginas
...that prepares us for the discursive. Here are the lines that just precede the passage cited above: As Hags hold Sabbaths, less for joy than spight, So...Still round and round the Ghosts of Beauty glide, And haunt the Places where their Honour died. These doomed women maybe the object of discursive admonitions,...
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