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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 poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 pages
...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 ; Religious, punctual,...
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850
...other evils, pains and wrongs : But made hereby obnoxious mor To all the miseries of life. RICHES. 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 ; Religious, punctual,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 pages
...reward ? A knotty point to which we now proceed, But you are tired — I'll tell a tale— B. AgreedP. Where London's column, pointing at the skies Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies, 310 There dwelt a citizen of sober fume, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual,...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...from a coachman's fate, ' To govern men, and guide the state." WHITEHEAD. CHAPTER XIV. SIR BALAAM. 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 : Religious, punctual,...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...A knotty point! to which we now proceed. But you are tir'd — I 'll tell a tale. — B. Agreed. P. g I forget all time ; All seasons, and their change, all please alike. Sweet is the breat There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual,...
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The Footpath and Highway: Or, Wanderings of an American in Great Britain, in ...

Benjamin Moran - Great Britain - 1853 - 391 pages
...day has been erased some years. Pope's cutting lines having done much to remove the slander : — v " Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully lifts its head, and lies !" The view from the top is not very fine, and scarcely repays a person for climbing...
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Chambers's Journal of Popular Literature, Science and Arts, Volume 69

1892
...It was the recutting of these offensive inscriptions that inspired Pope with the well-known lines : Where London's column pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully lifts the head and lies. Upon the south face is another legend, also in Lut in, and somewhat lengthy, which informs us of the...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - 1856
...which we now proceed. But you are tired — I '11 tell a tale — B. Agreed. P. Where London's column,1 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 ; 1 ' Where London's...
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The Sydenham Sindbad [by - Rand].

Rand - 1857
...the national mind and character. Pope was a Roman Catholic, and in the lines we all remember — " Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully lifts the head and lies " — refers angrily to the inscription formerly to be seen upon the Monument, in which the fire of...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...powers, Prove that you have human feelings, Ere you proudly question ours ! SIR BALAAM. BY POPE. • 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 : Religious, punctual,...
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