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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: With a Life, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1859
...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, There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual,...
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Select readings from the poets and prose writers of every country, ed. by J ...

James Fleming - 1863 - 352 pages
...for any fate ; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait. LONGFELLOW. 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1863
...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, There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name. Religious, punctual,...
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Arundines cami: Sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori

Henry Drury - English poetry - 1865 - 376 pages
...cymbam agitas/ cui portitor ; ' O bone, nescis Multo prolutum te periisse mero?' в. żbir 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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Arundines cami: Sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori

Henry Drury - English poetry - 1865 - 376 pages
...agitas,' oui portitor ; ' 0 bone, nescis Multo prolutum te periisse mero ? ' в. 184 Sir ЗМаат. WHEHE 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 British Poets, Volume 2

1866
...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, There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name. Religious, punctual,...
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Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming (ed) - 1866
...With a heart for any fate ; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait. 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope, with life of the author and notes by J ...

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 526 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 ;* 340 There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...which we now proceed. But you are tired — I'll tell a tale. — B. Agreed. P. Where London's column,3 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 ; 1 A delightful palace,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1868 - 778 pages
...a church to God, and not to fame, Will never mark the marble with his name. Epistle iii. Line 285. Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies. Epistle iii. Line 339. Good sense, which only is the gift of Heaven, And though no science, fairly...
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