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" Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit, a man ; simplicity, a child ; With native humour temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age ; Above temptation, in a low estate ; And uncorrupted... "
The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The four Georges ; The ... - Page 230
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1889
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq ..., Volume 2

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - 1745 - 432 pages
...put: ,ife is a Jeft, and all Things fhow it 5 J thought fo once, but now I know it. A JtlTTL^ BELOW. Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild, In Wit a Man, Simplicity, a Child $ With native Humour temp'ring virtuous Rage, Form'd to delight at once and lafli the Age. Above Temptation in a...
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Select epitaphs, collected by W. Toldervy. 2 vols. [in 1].

Select epitaphs, William Toldervy - 1755 - 494 pages
...a Jeft, and all Things fhow it : I thought fo once, but now I know it. On On the fame. By Mr. Pope. Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild ; In Wit a Man, Simplicity a Child : With native Humour temp'ring virtuous Rage ; Form'd to delight at once, and lafh the Age. Above Temptation in a...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760 - 436 pages
...Thank'dHeav'n that hehad liv'd, and that hedy'd. 98 EPITAPHS. XL On Mr. GAY, . In Weftminfter- Abbey, 1732. OF Manners gentle, of Affections mild ; In Wit, a Man; Simplicity, a Child : With native Humour temp'ring virtuous Rage, Form'd to delight at once and lafh the age : Above Temptation, in a...
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London and Its Environs Described: Containing an Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - London (England) - 1761 - 380 pages
...jcft, and all things fliew it: I thought fo once, but now I know it. UnderUnderneath are thefe lines: Of manners gentle, of affections mild;; . In wit, a man ; Simplicity, a child; With native humour temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight, at once, and lam the age: Above temptation in a...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774 - 374 pages
...Cenfure could find very little to blame in his Life. XI. On Mr. GAY. In Weftminfter-Abbey, 1732. * Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild ; In Wit, a Man ; Simplicity, a Child : With native Humour temp'ring virtuous Rage, Form'd to delight at once and lafh the Age : Above Temptation, in a...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774 - 374 pages
...Cenfure could find very little tq blame in his Life. XI. On Mr. GAY. In Weftminfter-Abbey, 1732. * Of Manners gentle, of Affections mild ; In Wit, a Man ; Simplicity, a Child : "With native Humour temp'ring virtuous Rage, Form'd to delight at once and lafh the Age : Above Temptation, in a...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796 - 500 pages
...; From Nature's temp'rate feast rose satisfy'd, 9 XI. Oil Mr. Gay, in H'ettmlnster- Abhey , I732 OF manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit, a man; simplicity a child: With native humour terap'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once, and lash the age: Above temptation in a...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1797 - 420 pages
...appeared a humorous piece inscribed to him, with the title of The Kchearsal at Goatliam. EPITAPH. Or manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child: With native humour tcmp'ring virtuous rage; Form'd to delight, at once, and lash the age : Above temptation in...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800 - 714 pages
...censure could find rery little to blame in his life. XI. On Mr. GxT. In Westminster- Alley- 1732Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit, a man ; simplicity, a child : With native humour tempering virtuous rage^ Fonn'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above temptation, in a...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 13

Jonathan Swift - 1801 - 492 pages
...the like words of course. He asks nothing ; and thinks, like a philosopher, that he wants nothing. Mr. Gay is, in all regards, as honest and sincere a man as ever I knew ; whereof neither princes nor ministers are either able to judge, or inclined to encourage : which,...
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