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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, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ...

Alexander Pope - 1869
...Count Grammont and death. Dion Cassius (XLVII. 49}.] Horace Walpole. The tenant's house at which 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, Л plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual,...
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London: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places, Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1871
...THE FIRE. — DESCRIPTION OF THE MONUMENT. H OW few are there, who have stood on Fish Street Hill— "Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head, and lies " — who have not lingered to ruminate on that fearful conflagration, which the magnificent column...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872
...which we now proceed. But you are tired — 1 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 ; 349 There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; 1 ' Where London's...
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Saint Clement, Pope and Martyr, and His Basilica in Rome

Joseph Mullooly - Italy - 1873 - 447 pages
...until they were miraculously discovered by S. Cyril. Not as Pope wrote, in his « Moral Essay, » « Where London's column pointing at the skies « Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies ; » do the two great sculptured columns of pagan Koine reflect upon the victims of persecution. The...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18; Volume 81

1873
...1778, when it was pulled clown, it might have been said of this, as of our City Monument, that it, " Pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies." Manzoni proves in his treatise, where the contemporary evidence of this disgraceful trial is carefully...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 27

1873
...1778, when it was pulled down, it might have been said of this, as of our City Monument, that it, " Pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies." Manzoni proves in his treatise, where the contemporary evidence of this disgraceful trial is carefully...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 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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The American Cyclopaedia: a Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

1874
...attributing the fire to a deliberate plot of the Catholics, gave rise to, the indignant couplet of Pope: " "Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts its head and lies." This inscription was obliterated under James IL, reçut under William III., and...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...name. Epistle iii. Line 285. In the worst inn's worst room, with mat half hung. Epistle iii. Line 299. 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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A Concordance to the Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English language - 1875 - 365 pages
...other sheds." EA 350. Gallicisms. Pope's use of the is perhaps a result of French influence : — ' ' Where London's column pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully lifts the head and lies." ME Ш. 340. " Ev'n mitred Rochester would nod the head." PS 140. " You might have held the pretty head...
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