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" Not one immoral, one corrupted thought, One line, which dying he could wish to blot. "
Specimens, with memoirs, of the less-known British poets. With an intr ... - Seite 203
herausgegeben von - 1881
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Notes and Queries

1856
...at the age of fourscore, the poor old man puts us in mind of Littleton's compliment to Thomson : " Not one immoral, one corrupted thought, One line which, dying, he could wish to blot." For although mostly penned under the heat of political excitement, while badgered by the wits of the...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Band 2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...You heard him teach from Virtue's purest laws ; For his chaste muse employed her heaven-taught lyre i None but the noblest passions to inspire; Not one...corrupted thought, One line which, dying, he could wish Jo blot. 0 may to-night your favourable doom Another laurel add to grace his tomb : Whilst he, superior...
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Band 3

George Gilfillan - 1860
...Devonshire, who died five years afterwards. Lyttelton grieved sincerely for her, and wrote his affecting ' Monody ' on the subject. When his party triumphed,...man to point it — a fact recalling what is told of Macaulay, that he sent the first volume of his ' History of England ' to Lord Jeffrey, who overlooked...
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets: With an ..., Band 3

George Gilfillan - 1860
...Devonshire, who died five years afterwards. Lyttelton grieved sincerely for her, and wrote his affecting ' Monody' on the subject. When his party triumphed,...to write it, and he employed another man to point it—a fact recalling what is told of Macaulay, that he sent the first volume of his ' History of England'...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...or forgot, The last and greatest art, the art to blot. POPE. — To Augustus, Epistle I. Line 280. Not one immoral, one corrupted thought, One line, which dying he could wish to blot. LTTTLE-N. — Prologue to Thomson's Coriolanng, Line 23. No song Of mine, from youth to age, has left...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 480 Seiten
...than his father. Johnsoniana. Piozzi 30. A good hater. Ibid. Piozzi 39. LORD LYTTELTON. 1709-1773. For his chaste Muse employed her heaven-taught lyre None...thought, One line, which dying he could wish to blot. Prologue to Thon^on's Coriolanus. None without hope e'er loved the brightest fair, But love can hope...
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"Their Majesties' Servants.": Annals of the English Stage, from ..., Band 1

Dr. Doran (John) - 1865
...;" and Quin's eyes glistened, as he went through the noble eulogy of a poet, whose " Muse employ'd her heaven-taught lyre, None but the noblest passions...thought, One line, which, dying, he could wish to blot." The last night Quin played as an engaged actor, was at Covent Garden, on the 15th of May, 1751 ; the...
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"Their Majesties' Servants.": Annals of the English Stage, from ..., Band 1

Dr. Doran (John) - 1865 - 846 Seiten
...;" and Quin's eyes glistened, as he went through the noble eulogy of a poet, whose " Muse employ'd her heaven-taught lyre, None but the noblest passions...thought, One line, which, dying, he could wish to blot." The last night Quin played as an engaged actor, was at Covent Garden, on the 15th of May, 1751 ; the...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1865
...life of Thomson, the accomplished author of the Seasons, who, as Lyttleton pithily observed, left " Not one immoral, one corrupted thought, One line which, dying, he could wish to blot." The erudition displayed in his exquisite poems would justify his being ranked amongst the most industrious...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson, Band 2

James Thomson - 1866
...house, with j ust applause You heard him teach fair Virtue's purest laws ; For his chaste Muse employ'd her heaven-taught lyre None but the noblest passions to inspire, Not one immoral, one corrupted Ihought, One line, which dying he could wish to blot. Oh, may to-night your favourable doom Another...
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