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" There dwelt a Citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual, frugal, and so forth; His word would pass for more than he was worth. "
The Brighton gleaner; or, General repository of literary selections, general ... - Page 252
1822
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Wine and Walnuts: Or, After Dinner Chit-chat, Volume 2

William Henry Pyne - 1824
...painted of late. * This convivial meeting was held on London Bridge, in the month of April, 1722. •j- " Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like...Revolution, it was restored, and cut very deep in the base of the Monument as it now remains. stone," said the Dean. " It is set up against the house where...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...A knotty point ! to which we now proceed. But you are tir'd — I'll tell a tale — B. Agreed. P. ndrous life in this I lead ! Ripe apples drop about my head. The luscious clusters of the There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name; Religious, punctual,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...knotty point, my Lord, shall I discuss, Or tell a tale ?— A tale.— It follows thus. Warburton. P. Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies ; 340 COMMENTARY. Ver. 339. Where London's column, fyc.'] For, the foregoing examples of profusion...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...knotty point, my Lord, shall I discuss, Or tell a tale ?— A tale.— It follows thus. Warburton. P. Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies ; 340 COMMENTARY. Ver. 339. Where London's column, #e.] For, the foregoing examples of profusion and...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...t A knotty point to which we now proceed. But you are tired — I'll tell a tale — B. Agreed. P. Where London's column, pointing at the skies Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies, - 340 There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balasm was his nашe ; Religions,...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...? A knotty point ! to which we now proceed. But you are tired — I'll tell a tale— B. Agreed. P. Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies, There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religions, punctual,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...now proeeed. But you are tir'd — I'll tell a tale— B. Agreed. P. Where London's eoluum, painting avison for Thomas Tegg"% Hazlitt William" William Hazli ; There dwelt a eitizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punetual,...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...? A knotty point to which we now proceed, But you are tired — I'll tell a tale — B. Agreed. P. Where London's column, pointing at the skies Like a tall bully, lifts the head and li^s, 340 There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name; Religious,...
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Fabliaux ou contes: fables et romans du XIIe et du XIIIe siècle, Volume 5

Legrand (cit.) - Fables, French - 1829
...avec plaisir. Les commentateurs anglots de Pope n'ont pas noté cette imitation. IMITATION DE POPE. WHERE London's column , pointing at the skies Like a tall bully, lifts the head , and lies, There dwelt a citizen of soher fame , A plain good ma1l , and Balaam was his name ; Religious , punctual...
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The Public Buildings of the City of London Described, Volume 5

Christian Isobel Johnstone - London (England) - 1831 - 259 pages
...which occasioned Pope, himself a Roman Catholic, thus to speak of it in one of his Epistles : *. " London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies." About that period of the English history, the prejudices of the Papists were very strong, amounting...
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