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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 Anonymous - Página 289
1810
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 páginas
...satisfied, Thank'd Heaven that he had lived, and that he died. ON MR. GAY, In Westminster ЛЫху, 17ЭО. tempering virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and laih the age : Above temptation in a low estate,...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volúmenes3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...though unavailing sorrow. Pope was equally grieved by the loss of him whom he has characterised an ers Gay was buried in Westminster Abbey, where a handsome monument was erected to his memory by the "Uuke...
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Morning and evening prayers, tr. into Engl. verse by J. Blyth [ed. by T. Blyth].

John Graile (of Blickling.) - 1833
...enthusiasm." His personal qualities were exactly those delineated by POPE in his epitaph on GAY:—- " Of manners gentle, of affections mild, "In wit a MAN, simplicity a CHILD." Moribus ornatus placidis et corde benigno, VIR fnit ingenio, simplicitate PUER. The following little...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volumen3

Alexander Pope - 1835
...satisfied, Thank'd Heaven that he had liv'd, and that he died. ON MR. GAY, IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY, 1732. 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 low estate,...
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"Polly Peachum": Being the Story of Lavinia Fenton (duchess of Bolton) and ...

Charles E. Pearce - 1913 - 382 páginas
...comes John Gay, careless, somewhat indolent and improvident, but always good-natured and witty : " Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man, simplicity a child." Never had a man a larger circle of friends, and few had greater triumphs as a poet and dramatist, but...
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Selected Poems of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1916 - 146 páginas
...offer of a pension. /.26o. My Verse: Pope's epitaph on Gay in Westminster Abbey reads as follows : 'Of manners gentle, of Affections mild; In Wit, a...lash the age: Above Temptation, in a Low Estate, And uncorrupted, even among the Great : A safe Companion, and an easy Friend, Unblam'd thro' Life, lamented...
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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - 1917 - 597 páginas
..." Fables " in the language, always excepting George Ade's. Swift loved him, and of him Pope wrote : "Of manners gentle, of affections mild; In wit a man, simplicity a child." Among his sayings the following have passed into proverbs: " How happy I could be with either, Were...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...makes new conquests and maintains the past. POPE— Epistle to Mus Blount. With the Works of Voiture. 7 h Ado About Nothing. ActV. Sc.4. L. 41. Compare her POPE — Epitaph XI. 8 "Fis from high Life high Characters are drawn; Л Saint in Crape is twice a...
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Lady Suffolk and Her Circle

Lewis Saul Benjamin - 1924 - 292 páginas
...so long on this subject."* Gay was buried in Westminster Abbey. His epitaph was written by Pope : " Of manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit, a...temp'ring virtuous rage, Form'd to delight at once and last the age : Above temptation, in a low estate, And uncorrupted, ev'n among the great : A safe companion,...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volumen2

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 1100 páginas
...fear thy nature : It is too full o' the milk of human kindness. Macbeth, Act i.'Sc. 5. SHAKESPEAKKOf manners gentle, of affections mild ; In wit a man, simplicity a child. • . • • A safe companion and an easy friend Unblamed through life, lamented in thy end. Efita/x...
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