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" Still out of reach, yet never out of view ; Sure, if they catch, to spoil the toy at most, To covet flying, and regret when lost : At last to follies youth could scarce defend. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 112
1819
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...eludes (in his ufe of the VER. 231. —II. As to word here) no more of the Pleafure. P. Afham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it, when they give no more : As Hags hold Sabbaths, lefs for joy than fpight, So thefe their merry, miferable Night ; . 240 Still round and round the Ghofts...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...W'Qrd here) no more of the Pleafure. P, Sex ?— I. As to Power. P. VBR. 231. — II. As tp Afham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it, when they give no more : As Hags hold Sabbaths, lefs for joy than fpight, So thefe their merry, miferable Night ; 240 Still round and round the Ghofts...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...defend, 235 It grows their Age's prudence to pretend; Afham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduce to feign it, when they give no more : As Hags hold Sabbaths, lefs for joy than fpight, So thefe their merry, miferable Night; 240 Still round and round.the Ghofts...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...last, to follies youth could scarce defend, 235 It grows their age's prudence to pretend; Asham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it,...than spight, So these their merry, miserable night; 240 Still round and round the ghosts of Beauty glide, And haunt the places where their honour dy 'd....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...defend. It glows their age's prudence to pretend ; Alham'd to own they gave delight before, R^-duc'd to feign it, when they give no more : As Hags hold Sabbaths, lefs for joy than fpight, So thefe their merry, miferable night ; Still round and round the Ghofts...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...laft, to follies youth could fcarce defend, 235 It grows their age's prudence to pretend ; Afham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it, when they give no more : As hags hold fabbaths, lefs for joy than fpite, So thefe their merry, miferable night ; 240 Still round and round...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 33

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...hft, to follies Youth could fcarce defend, >3S It grows their Age's prudence to pretend; Amam'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it, when they give no more : As Hags hold Sabbaths, lefs for joy than fpight, So thefe their merry, miferable Night ; z40 Still round and round the Gholls...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...laft, to follies Youth could fcarce defend, 235 It grows their Age's prudence to pretend ; Afham'd to own they gave delight before, Reduc'd to feign it, when they give no more : As Hags hold Sabbaths, lefs for joy than fpight, So thefe their merry, miferable Night ; 240 Still round and round the Ghofts...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...laft, to follies Youth could fcarce defend, It grows their Age's piudence to pretend ; Afliam'd to can, And as I love, would imitate, the man. In South-fea days not happier, wh Hngs hold babbaths, Icfs for joy than fpitc, So thcie their merry, mifeiable Night ; Still round and...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...defend, It grows their age's prudence to pretend ; Afham'd to own they gave delight before, Keduc'd to feign it, when they give no more : As hags hold Sabbaths, left for joy than fpttc, So thcfe their merry, miferable night; 140 Still round and round the ghoft*...
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