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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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POPE, SELECTED POEMS; THE ESSAY ON CRITICISM; THE MORAL ESSAYS; THE DUNCIAD

THOMAS ARNOLD - 1876
...reward ? 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 ; Religious, punctual,...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...knotty point ! to which we now proceed. Bul you are tir'd — f '11 tell a tale. — B. Agreed. P. 76 D. Appleton and Company"% Johnson Rossiter" Rossiter Johnson gmory ; Then th lie*; There dwelt a citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual,...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volume 2

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...Monument, cut in 1681, erased under James IL, re-cut under William III., and finally erased in 1831. " Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully lifts the bead and lies." (" On the Use of Eiches.") And more particularly yet ; that which is called the great...
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The history of England from the landing of Csar to the reign of ..., Volume 2

Emily Cooper - Great Britain - 1877
...boat-load of furniture was removed which did not contain ' a pair of virginals,' a kind of small spinet. 1 Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies.' Pope's ' Moral Essays,' epistle iii. * Linp1rd, xi. 305. [1660.] THE FOUR DAYS' BATTLE. 215 and in November,...
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The History of England: From the Landing of Caesar to the Reign of ..., Volume 2

Emily Cooper - Great Britain - 1877
...boat-load of furniture was removed which did not contain ' a pair of virginals,' a kind of small spinet. 1 Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies.' and in November, 1666, a body of Presbyterians, including several enthusiastic ministers, attempted...
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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...under William III., and finally effaced Jan. 26, 1831. It is this inscription which makes Pope say — "Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies." Moral Essays, j>. iii. 337. The house on the site in Pudding Lane where the Fire began (No. 25) bore,...
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Yonge Street and Dundas Street: The Men After Whom They Were Named

Henry Scadding - Streets - 1878 - 29 pages
...there is no inscription. Pope's couplet on the so-called Monument in London, everyone remembers : " Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies." Some such biting satire as this, it is certain, would quickly have shaped itself in men's mouths, had...
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The Canadian Journal of Science, Literature and History, Volume 15

1878
...there is no inscription. Pope's couplet on the so-called Monument in London, everyone remembers : " Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head and lies." Some such biting satire as this, it is certain, would quickly have shaped itself in men's mouths, had...
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Walks in London, Volume 1

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878 - 511 pages
...under William III., and finally effaced Jan. 26, 1831. It is this inscription which makes Pope say — "Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts tiie head and lies." Mural Essays, Ep. iii. 337. The house on the site in Pudding Lane where the Fire...
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Johnson. Select works, ed. with intr. and notes by A. Milnes. Lives of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1879
...nation's hope, And heads the bold Train-bands, and bums the Pope.' Moral Essays, iii. 213. 1. 3. monument. 'Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head, and lies.' Ibid. 339. The inscription states that the fire of London was the work of the Catholics. 1. 9. 1 734....
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