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" Thou, only thou, directing all our way ! To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls : To happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines,... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 246
1845
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...our way! To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken" sons; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian Arts, Italian Souls : 300 To happy Convents, bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber Abbots, purple as their wines4: To Isles...
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The Schoolmaster in Comedy and Satire

Hubert Marshall Skinner - 1894 - 592 pages
...our way ! To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls ; To happy convents, bosomed deep in vines, Where slumber Abbots, purple as their wines ; 1 St. James's Palace, London....
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Charles Lamb

Alfred Ainger - 1895 - 191 pages
...where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tyber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls : To happy convents bosomed deep in vines, Where slumber abbots purple as their wines : To isles of fragrance, lily-silvered...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1896 - 772 pages
...god. POPE. His pruning-hook corrects the vines, And the loose stragglers to their ranks confmes. POPE. To happy convents, bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber abbots purple as their wines. POPE. Depending vines the shelving cavern screen, With purple clusters blushing through the green....
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 pages
...th' eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die. *. POPE — Essay on Man. Ep. IV. L. 1. &1 t. POPE— The Dunciad. Bk. IV. L. 301. Ye gods, annihilate but space and time, And make two lovers...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 pages
...For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, goddess, and about it. Line 243. To happy convents bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber abbots purple as their wines. Line soi. Led by my hand, he sannter'd Enrope round, And gather'd every vice on Christian ground. Line...
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English Literature An Illustrated Record in Eight Volumes.Volume III-Part II ...

1903
...Dunciad," 1728 To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls: To happy convents, bosomed deep in vines, \Vhere slumber abbots, purple as their wines : To isles of fragrance, lily-silvered...
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English Literature: From Milton to Johnson, by Edmund Goose

Richard Garnett - 1903
...Dunciad," 1728 To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls: To happy convents, bosomed deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple as their wines : To isles of fragrance, lily-silvered...
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From Milton to Johnson

Richard Garnett - 1903
...Dunciad," 1728 To where the Seine, obsequious as she runs, Pours at great Bourbon's feet her silken sons ; Or Tiber, now no longer Roman, rolls, Vain of Italian arts, Italian souls: To happy convents, bosomed deep in vines, Where slumber abbots, purple as their wines : To isles of fragrance, lily-silvered...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 pages
...For thee explain a thing till all men doubt it, And write about it, goddess, and about it. Line 24u. To happy convents bosom'd deep in vines, Where slumber abbots purple as their wines. u*e 301. Led by my hand, he saunter'd Europe round, And gather'd every vice on Christian ground. Line...
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