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" Pretty ! in amber to observe the forms Of hairs, or straws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. "
Anecdotes of Painting in England: With Some Account of the Principal Artists ... - Page 86
by Horace Walpole - 1786 - 316 pages
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751
...name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms 169 Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. As man's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms 169 Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. As man's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751
...name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms 169 Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. As man's...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...foreft, and wore out the wretched remainder of his life in all the agonies of defpair. Cl 24 PROLOGUE The things, we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry ; I excus'd them too j Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. NOTES. VER....
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...Shakefpear's name. Pretty in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! The things we know, are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there *. • Verfe 167. The The imagery in thefe lines is exceffive]y beautiful, the fatire poignant to the...
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The Works of the English Poets, Volume 33

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, or ftraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms ! 170 The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I excus'd them too; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true...
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A Tour Through Sicily and Malta: In a Series of Letters to William ..., Volume 2

Patrick Brydone - Malta - 1780
...feet above the level of the fea. They are of the commoneft kinds, cockles, muffels, oyfters, &c. " The things we know are neither rich nor rare ; " But wonder how the devil they got there." POPE. By what means they have been lifted up to this vaft height, and fo intimately mixed with the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...Sbaktfpear's name. Pretty ! in amber to obferve the forms Of hairs, oritraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! 170 The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry: ] excus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 46

English poets - 1790
...name. Pretty ! in amber to obfcrve the forms Of hairs, or flraws, or dirt, or grubs, or worms! ITO The things we know are neither rich nor rare, But wonder how the devil they got there. Were others angry : I cxcus'd them too ; Well might they rage, I gave them but their due. A man's true...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...Amber to obiervc the forms Of hairs, or rtraws, or <liit, or grubs, or worms 1 The things we know arc n fading into age, fftrcngthi, And pale concluding Winter comes Were others angry :' 1 excui'd them too ; Well might thev rage, I gave them but their due. A man's...
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