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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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Up and Down the Thames, from London Bridge ... to the Sea ...

Victoria Steamboat Association - Thames River (England) - 1893 - 118 pages
...William III., and finally obliterated in 1831. It gave rise to the well-known couplet of Pope : — "Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully lifts the head and lies." The cage at the top of the Monument was put up to prevent suicides after several persorts had thrown...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...Carruthers.\ storation period by Dryden and Pope, as well 5 [Wakefield reters to the account of Brutus' 255 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 485 pages
...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 ; 'A delightful palace,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...death. Dion Cassius (XLVH. 49).] Horace Walpole. The tenant's house at which P. Where London's column l, 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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Up and Down the Thames: From London Bridge to Hampton Court, and from London ...

Thames River (England) - 1894 - 121 pages
...William III., and finally obliterated in 1831. It gave rise to the well-known couplet of Pope : — "Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully lifts the head and lies." The cage at the top of the Monument was put up to prevent suicides after several persons had thrown...
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London and the Kingdom: A History Derived Mainly from the Archives ..., Volume 2

Reginald Robinson Sharpe - Great Britain - 1894
...by order of the Common Council (6 Dec.).1 No longer is it true, in the words of Pope, that— "... London's column pointing at the skies Like a tall bully lifts the head and lies." As soon as the fire began to abate measures were taken to provide food for the houseless poor. A detachment...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...built thyself a live-long monument. r. MILTON — Epitaph. On Shakespeare. MONUMENTS. MOON (THE). 397 1 o. POPE— Moral Essays. Ep. III. L. 339. She sat, like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief. 6....
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Selected Poems: The Essay on Criticism ; The Moral Essays

Alexander Pope - 1896 - 114 pages
...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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Calendar ...

University College, Galway - 1897
...Villiers,' and the ' Man of Ross ' (of the Moral Essays) ? 6. Explain the following couplet : — ' Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully, lifts the head, and lies.' 7. What is the ' moral ' of the poem of the Traveller ? 8. It has been said that " no finer line can...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - Quotations, English - 1897 - 510 pages
...Can. IV. " Where law ends, tyranny begins." EARL OF CHATHAM. Speech on Wilkes Case, gth Jan., 177o. " Where London's column, pointing at the skies, Like a tall bully lifts the head and lies." POPE. Ep. III., Of the Use of Riches, line 339. " (For) where no hope is left, is left no fear." MILTON....
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