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" ... to recommend it. I am afraid that great numbers of those who admire the incomparable Hudibras, do it more on account of these doggerel rhymes than of the parts that really deserve admiration. I am sure I have heard the ' Pulpit, drum ecclesiastic,... "
Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S.: To which is Subjoined the ... - Página 260
de John Evelyn - 1862
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

1874 - 864 páginas
...make the thimble come." Butler's facility in overcoming stubborn words is amusing. For instance: — There was an ancient sage philosopher, Who had read Alexander Ross over. Coleridge, on the eve of his departure from Gb'ttingen, being requested by a student of the same class...
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The Living Age ..., Volumen 122

1874
...college, Nov. 3, 1636. The so-called "loan" of the plate took place six years afterwards, Jan. 5, 1643. There was an ancient sage philosopher, Who had read Alexander Ross over. Hudibras. His chief literary achievement was the continuation of Raleigh's " History of the World,"...
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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Thomas Arnold - 1875 - 528 páginas
...the parts that really deserve admiration. I am sure I have heard the Pulpit, drum ecclesiastic, and There was an ancient sage philosopher Who had read Alexander Ross over, more frequently quoted, than the finest pieces of wit in the whole poem.—G. No. 61. False W1t; Punning;...
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Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator

Thomas Arnold - 1875 - 528 páginas
...sure I have heard the Pulpit, drum ecclesiastic, Was beat with fist instead of a stick. PUNS. 331 and There was an ancient sage philosopher Who had read Alexander Ross over, more frequently quoted, than the finest pieces of wit in the whole poem. — G. No. 61. False Wit ;...
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...make the thimble come." Butler's facility in overcoming stubborn words is amusing. For instance : — There was an ancient sage philosopher, Who had read Alexander Ross over. Coleridge, on the eve of his departure from Grottingen, being requested by a student of the same class...
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Practical Guide to English Versification: With a Compendious Dictionary of ...

Tom Hood - 1877 - 238 páginas
...which gives the sound required. The Treble Rhyme is only found in such pieces. Butler says : — " There was an ancient sage philosopher, Who had read Alexander Ross over." * But decidedly ought not to be. — TH •)• Here we have the old blunder of taking the licenses...
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The Island quarterly, conducted by R.R. Pittis [and others].

R Roach Pittis
...mention is made of him in the greatest satire of the time, for we are informed in Hudibras that— "There was an ancient sage philosopher Who had read Alexander Ross over." Following Ross as vicar of Carisbrooke were Samuel Smith (16541689), John Scott (1689-1722), and then...
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S.: To which is ..., Volumen 1

John Evelyn - 1878
...1643, created him Baron Hatton, of Kirby, for his devotion to the Royal cause. After the Bestoration, he was sworn of the Privy Council, and appointed governor...other reputation than Butler's ludicrous lines have beettmed upon him. He died in 1654. See C orrespondence, iii. 56 and 52I took post immediately to Dover,...
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The Scot Abroad

John Hill Burton - 1881 - 488 páginas
...anything of his own doing he is remembered by posterity through some sting from Dryden or Butler. " There was an ancient sage philosopher Who had read Alexander Ross over ; " and many a sage philosopher has spent his time to less profit. Ross's ' View of all Religions in...
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Diary and Correspondence of John Evelyn, F.R.S.: To which is ..., Volumen 1

John Evelyn - 1889
...Immortalised in Butler's couplet : " There was an ancient sage Philosopher, Who had read Alexander Boss over." He was a Scotchman, born in 1591 ; and after...him other reputation than Butler's ludicrous lines haye bettemed up cm him. He died in 1654. See Correspondence, iii. 56 and 6ZI took post immediately...
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