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" Where sordid interest shows the prey. When once the poet's honour ceases, From reason far his transports rove ; And Boileau, for eight hundred pieces, Makes Louis take the wall of Jove. "
Memoirs of a Life, Chiefly Passed in Pennsylvania, Within the Last Sixty ... - Page 27
by Alexander Graydon - 1811 - 378 pages
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1797 - 454 pages
...little breath should raise, Would that havespoil'd the poet's song, Or pufTd away the monarch's praise f Pindar, that eagle, mounts the skies, While Virtue leads the noble way; Too like a vulture Boileau flies, Where sordid int'rest shews the prey. When once the poet's honour ceases, From reason...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 15

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819 - 448 pages
...breath should raise, "Would that have spoil'd the poet's song, Or puft''d away the monarch's praise ? Pindar, that eagle, mounts the skies, While Virtue leads the noble way; Too like a vulture Boileau flies, Where sordid interest shews the prey. When once the poet's honour ceases, From reason...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 15

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819 - 466 pages
...should raise, Would that have spoil'd the poet's song, Or puff'd away the monarch's praise ? J'indar, that eagle, mounts the skies, While Virtue leads the noble way; Too like a vulture Boileau flies, Where sordid interest shews the prey. When once the poet's honour ceases, From reason...
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Memoirs of a Life, Chiefly Passed in Pennsylvania: Within the Last Sixty Years

Alexander Graydon - Pennsylvania - 1822 - 454 pages
...mentisque benignas Ni benefacta sui celebrasset carmen Horati, Et Maro munificum cecinisset gratus amicum ? &c. &c. Might not one here be tempted to exclaim,...reciprocity in the proposal, and that, whatever the carmen Horati vel Maronis might have been worth, that of Mr Beveridge did not amount to a very valuable consideration....
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Memoirs of a Life, Chiefly Passed in Pennsylvania: Within the Last Sixty Years

Alexander Graydon - Pennsylvania - 1822 - 452 pages
...gratus amicum ? &c. &c. Might not one here be tempted to exclaim, in the spirit of Prior to Eoileau ! Pindar, that eagle mounts the skies, ., While virtue leads the noble way : Too like a vulture Bcv'ridge flies Where sordid int'rest lures the prey. I never heard, however, that the poet was the...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...breath should raise, Would that have spoil'd the poet's song, Or pufFd away the monarch's praise ? Pindar, that eagle, mounts the skies, While Virtue leads the noble way ; Too like a vulture Boileau flies, Where sordid interest shows the prey. When once the poet's honour ceases, From reason...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 18

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829
...show His rage of love ; it preys upon his life ; He pines, he sickens, he despairs, he dies. Additm. Lb9 < .Ѓ d T %YW' #AN"( ! 6 I ŷ ݇ 6 MY " -n _X I B Boileau flies, Where sordid interest shews the prey. Prior. Their impious folly dared to prty On herds...
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Memoirs of His Own Time: With Reminiscences of the Men and Events of the ...

Alexander Graydon - United States - 1846 - 530 pages
...mentisque benigna Ni benefacta sui celebrasset carmen Horati, Et Maro munificum cccinissct gratus amicum ? &c. &c. Might not one here be tempted to exclaim in...reciprocity in the proposal, and that, whatever the carmen Horati vel Maronis might have been worth, that of Mr. Beveridge did not amount to a very valuable consideration....
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Memoirs of His Own Time: With Reminiscences of the Men and Events of the ...

Alexander Graydon - United States - 1846 - 534 pages
...mentisque benignee Ni benefacta sui cclebrasset carmen Horati, Et Maro munificum cecinissct gratus amicum ? &.C. &,c. Might not one here be tempted to exclaim...leads the noble way : Too like a vulture Bev'ridge flics Where sordid iut'rest lures the prey. I never heard, however, that the poet was the better for...
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Memoirs of his own time, by A. Graydon, ed. by J.S. Littell

Alexander Graydon - 1846 - 534 pages
...benignaj Ni benefacta sui celebrasset carmen Horati, Et Maro munificum cecinisset gratus amicum 1 \-c. &.C. Might not one here be tempted to exclaim in the...virtue leads the noble way : Too like a vulture Bec'ridge flies Where sordid int'rest lures the prey. I never heard, however, that the poet was the...
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