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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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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 13

Jonathan Swift - 1801 - 496 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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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English essays - 1803 - 222 pages
...censure could find very little to blame in his life. XI. On Mr> GAT— In Westminster Abbey, 1732. Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit, a man ; simplicity a child ; With native humour temp'ring virtuous rage, Forin'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above temptation in a...
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Swiftiana ...

Charles Henry Wilson - Authors, Irish - 1804 - 250 pages
...after Jl4 SWIFTIANA. after expressing some indignation at this conduct, says, in one of his letters, " Mr. Gay is, in all regards, as honest and sincere a man as ever I knew ; whereof neither ministers or princes are able to judge, or inclined to encourage: which is not so...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804 - 716 pages
...writings, censure could find very little to blame in his life. XI. On Mr. GAY. In Westminster- Alley. 1734. Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit, a man ; simplicity, a child : With native humour tempering virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and lash the age : Above temptation, in a...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 190 pages
...satisfy'd, 9 Thank'd Heav'n that he had liv'd, and that he dy'd. XI. On Mr. Gay in Westminster-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 lash the age : Above temptation in a...
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The Whole Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: Including His Translations ...

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 496 pages
...Thank.' J Heaven that he had liv'U, and that he dy'd XI. On Mr. GAY, , In Weftminfter-Abbey, 1731. QF Manners gentle, of Affections mild ; ' In Wit, a Man ; Simplicity, a Child : With native Humour tempering virtuous Rage, Form'd to delight at once and Ulh the age: Above Temptation in a low...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1806 - 486 pages
...Craggs' family by Pope's recommendation. WAS.TON. XL ON MR. GAY, IN WESTMINSTER-ABBEY, 1732. y-\ F 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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Oxoniana: Or Anecdotes Relative to the University and City of Oxford, Volume 2

Rev. John Walker - 1806 - 282 pages
...wryttene by- the hande of kynge Henrye the Sixthe of the name, and faythfullye copyed by me Johau " Of manners gentle, of affections mild, " In wit a man, simplicity a child." Dyke's epitaph is given by Anthony Wood in his History of the Colleges. 70 Leyland Antiquarius, by...
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The heirs of Villeroy

Henrietta Rouvière Mosse - 1806 - 938 pages
...in the year 1732. The two lines beneath it, written by Mr. Pope, will give his character fully : ' Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man, simplicity a child.' " Beside him is the- head of Madame de Sevigne, esteemed for the sentiment and elegance of her pen....
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Liste chronologique des poëtes anglais. Histoire de la poésie et des ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806 - 472 pages
...fut enterré à l'abbaye de Westminster, et Pope lui fit une épitaphe qui le peint parfaitement : Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit, a man; simplicity a child ; AVith native humour tempering virtuous rage; Form'd to delight at once and lash the age ; Above temptation...
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