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" Yes, she has one, I must aver; When all the world conspires to praise her, The woman's deaf, and does not hear. "
The British Martial: Or, An Anthology of English Epigrams: Being the Largest ... - Página 16
1806
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The drawing-room sibyl (poetical extracts).

Drawing-room sibyl, M. J. P. - 1855
...- 289 i. SHALL I TELL YOUR PREVAILING CHARACTERISTICS ? THE thing that's most uncommon, " Thou art" a reasonable woman ; Handsome and witty, yet a friend Not warp'd by passion, awed by rumour Not grave through pride, nor gay through folly ; An equal mixture of good humour And...
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The Haileybury observer, Volumen8

East India college - 1856
...their part. Yes, wiser, happier far are they Who can forget — who can be gay ! ENGLISH LADIES. " 1 know the thing that's most uncommon ; ( Envy, be silent...reasonable woman, Handsome and witty, yet a friend. " Not warped by passion, awed by rumour, Not grave through priile, nor gay through folly ; An equal mixture...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volumen2

Alexander Pope - 1856
...bird of Juno stooping ; Melody resigns to fate. ON A CERTAIN LADY AT COURT. 1 I KNOW the thing that 's most uncommon ; (Envy be silent, and attend !) I know...reasonable woman, Handsome and witty, yet a friend. 2 Not warp'd by passion, awed by rumour, Not grave through pride, or gay through folly, An equal mixture...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...friend. Nor warp'd by passion, awed by rumour,-*1 Not grave through pride, nor gay through folly,An equal mixture of good humour, And sensible soft melancholy. " Has she no faults then, (envy says,) Sir?" Yes, she has one, I must aver : When all the world conspires to praise her, The...
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The Letters of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, Volumen1

Horace Walpole - 1857
...certain Lady at Court :" — " I know a thing that's most uncommon ; (Envy be silent and attend !) 1 know a reasonable woman, Handsome and witty, yet a friend. Not warp'd by passion, awed by rumour ; Not grave through pride, or gay through folly — An equal mixture of good-humour...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volumen2

Alexander Pope - 1859
...her silent mate, See the bird of Juno stooping ; Melody resigns to fate. ON A CERTAIN LADY AT COURT.i I KNOW the thing that's most uncommon ; (Envy, be...mixture of good humour, And sensible soft melancholy. 1 Mrs. Howard, afterwards Countess of Suffolk. "Has she no faults then (Envy says), sir?" Yes, she...
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Philosophy of The Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - 1859
...stanza, Pope certainly had no view to the logical talents of the lady whom he celebrates : — "I know a thing that's most uncommon, (Envy, be silent and attend...reasonable woman, Handsome and witty, yet a friend/' process, from tliose more comprehensive powers which Reason is understood to imply.* Various meanings...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1860 - 576 páginas
...Thus when Philomela, drooping, Softly seeks her silent mate, POPE S POEMS. ON A CERTAIN LADY AT COURT. I KNOW the thing that's most uncommon ; (Envy be silent,...Handsome and witty, yet a friend. Not warp'd by passion, awed by rumour, Not grave through pride, or gay through folly; An equal mixture of good-humour, And...
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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860
...lines as these may not be of the highest order — but it is true genius still] a certain; at (ftourt. KNOW the thing that's most uncommon ; (Envy, be silent,...Handsome and witty, yet a friend : Not warp'd by Passion, awed by Rumour ; Not grave through Pride, nor gay through Folly; An equal mixture of good humour, And...
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The Queens of Society

Mrs. A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton - 1860 - 488 páginas
...discreet. To her might be applied those lines of Pope's which were addressed to Mrs. Howard— "I know a thing that's most uncommon, (Envy be silent, and attend),...reasonable woman, Handsome and witty, yet a friend." While Lord Hervey visited Italy without his wife, Lady Hervey passed much of her time in Paris. In...
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