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Стр. 95 - HAPPY the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground ; Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire ; Whose trees in Summer yield him shade, In Winter fire.
Стр. 35 - Arcades, invidia rumpantur ut ilia Codro ; aut, si ultra placitum laudarit, baccare frontem cingite, ne vati noceat mala lingua futuro.
Стр. 56 - People seek for what they call wit, on all subjects, and in all places ; not considering that nature loves truth so well, that it hardly ever admits of flourishing : Conceit is to nature what paint is to beauty ; it is not only needless, but impairs what it would improve.
Стр. 360 - So in short, I borrowed this stonehorse of my Publisher, which he had of Mr. Oldmixon for a debt; he lent me too the pretty boy you...
Стр. 271 - I never had any esteem for, are likely to enjoy this world after me. When I reflect what an...
Стр. 64 - It is not enough that nothing offends the Ear, but a good Poet will adapt the very Sounds, as well as Words, to the things he treats of. So that there is (if one may express it so) a Style of Sound. As in describing a gliding Stream, the Numbers shou'd run easy and flowing; in describing a rough Torrent or Deluge, sonorous and swelling, and so of the rest.
Стр. 102 - Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends...
Стр. 363 - I have known one of them take down a Greek book upon my counter, and cry, Ah, this is Hebrew, I must read it from the latter end.