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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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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...knptty 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 Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual,...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 50

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1861
...antecedents ? Inseparably connected with High Respectability, and the Monument on Fish-street-hill : Where London's column, pointing at the skies Like a tall bully, lifts its head, and lies ; There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...kiiottv point ! to which we now proceed. But you are tired — I'll tell a tale. — B. Agreed. P. h#i# ; There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his паше ; Religious, punctual,...
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La Frusta letteraria di Aristarco Scannabue, Volume 2

Giuseppe Marc' Antonio Baretti - 1839
...que' tempi , cosicchè il poeta Pope, parlando di quel monumento, non ebbe difficoltà di dire: ,, Where London's Column pointing at the Skies Like a tall Bully lifts the head and lies. Cioè: dove la colonna di Londra, additando le stelle , alza la testa come un Rodomontaccio , e mentisce....
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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...added a peculiar air of facility and freedom."— GlFrosD.] (2) ['" Where London's column, pointing to the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies " Pope's allusion being to the anti-catholic inscription on the monument erected after the great fire of London.]...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1841 - 80 pages
...compositions which he had himself prepared. The; produced from a celebrated poet the following couplet : " Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head, and lies." — Pope, A man, a weaver, fell from this monument June 25, 1750. A man named Thomas Craddock, a baker,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...A knotty point! to which we now proceed. But you are tir'd — I'll tell a tale. — B. Agreed. P. 4 liée; ТЬего dwelt a cilizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious,...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1845 - 80 pages
...less illiberal compositions which he had himself prepared. Thej produced the following couplet : " Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head, and liée."— Pope. A man, a wearer, fell from this monument June 25, 1750. A man named Thomas Craddock,...
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An Antiquarian Ramble in the Streets of London: With Anecdotes of ..., Volume 2

John Thomas Smith - Literary landmarks - 1846
...papists — long believed, but now finally exploded — gave occasion to the well-known lines of Pope : " Where London's column pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts its head and lies*." The extent of damage on that fearful occasion is correctly stated on the Monument...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...A knotty point ! to which we now proceed. But you are tir'd —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 COMMENTARY. Ver. 339. Where London's column, #£.] For, the foregoing examples of profusion and...
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