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" Whose buzz the witty and the fair annoys, Yet wit ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys: So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. "
Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ... - Page 193
edited by - 1830
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 536 pages
...ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoyi : So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray,...ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spit* himself abroad, 320 In pnns, or polit'us, or tales, or lies. Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 546 pages
...ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray,...prompter breathes, the puppet squeaks ; Or at the ear of Km, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, 320 In puns, or politics, or tales,...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - 1812 - 564 pages
...gilded wings ; This painted child of dirt, that stinks and sings. Eternal smiles his emptiness betrayt, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether...toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, Amphihious thing ! that acting either part, The trifling head, or the corrupted heart ; Fop at the...
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Collins's Peerage of England: Contains the earls from the commencement of ...

Arthur Collins - 1812 - 556 pages
...gilded wings ; This painted child of dirt, that stinks and sings, Eternal smiles his emptiness betrayt, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether...toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, Amphibious thing ! that acting either part, The trifling head, or the corrupted heart ; Fop at the...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812 - 348 pages
...civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, 315 As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether...speaks, And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeak* ; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, 320 In...
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Memoirs of the Life and Administration of Sir Robert Walpole: Earl ..., Volume 3

William Coxe - 1816 - 464 pages
...let me flap this bug with gilded wings, " This painted child of dirt, that stinks and sings, &c. " Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, " As shallow...toad, " Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, &c. " Amphibious thing ! that acting either part, " The trifling head, or the corrupted heart, " Fop...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1820 - 832 pages
...delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. i Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, { As sliallow , Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown car of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, In puns, or politics, or tales,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - 1821 - 402 pages
...ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys : So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray,...or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all see-saw, between that and this, Now high, now low, now master up, now miss,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822 - 284 pages
...ne'er tastes, and beauty ne'er enjoys: So well-bred spaniels civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray,...or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies; His wit all see-saw between that and this, Now high, now low, now master up, now miss,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 468 pages
...civilly delight In mumbling of the game they dare not bite. Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, 315 As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether...Toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, 320 In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. NOTES. written...
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