Turn to learning and gaming, religion and raking. With the love of a wench, let his writings be chaste ; Tip his tongue with strange matter, his pen with fine taste ; That the rake and the poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to the head, and set fire... The Port Folio - Seite 2961808Vollansicht
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G. S. Rousseau - 1995 - 385 Seiten
...poet o'er all may prevail, Set fire to the head, and set fire to the tail : For the joy of each sex, on the world I'll bestow it: This Scholar, Rake, Christian, Dupe, Gamester and Poet, Thro' a mixture so odd, he shall merit great fame, And among brother mortals — be GOLDSMITH his name...