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" The King to Oxford sent a troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force ; With equal skill to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs admit no force but argument. "
Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: Comprizing Biographical ... - Page 330
by John Nichols - 1812
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The Monthly Review

1803
...to be the ha-ppitsr extemporaneous production that he had ever heard : " The King to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no. argument but Force ; With equal care, to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs allow no force but argument." — The late Mr. Warton was...
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A Biographical History of England, from the Revolution to the End ..., Volume 2

Mark Noble - Great Britain - 1806
...extorted praise even from Johnson himself, in favour of a Cambridge man, The king to Oxford sent his troop of horse: For tories own no argument but force. With equal care, to Cambridge books he sent: For whigs allow no force but argument. WILLIAM BEVERIDGE, Bishop...
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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...as well discerning How mnch that loyal body wanted teaming. THE ANSWER. THE King to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force. With equal care to Cambridge, books he sent; For W higs allow no force but argument. ON THE LATE KING'S STATUE...
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A Selection of English Epigrams: Extracted Principally from the British and ...

Epigrams, English - 1812 - 146 pages
...discerning How much that loyal body wanted learning. XCIX. The Jlnxwen The King to Oxford sent his troop of horse ; For Tories own no argument but force. With equal care to Cambridge, books he sent ; For Whigs allow no force but argument. C. The skilful Painter. The...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...Society," 1772, 4to. 14. " Elogy and address," 1773, 4to. 15. A Latin version of Job, unfmished, 4to. We shall subjoin a well-known epigram by sir William...books he sent. For whigs admit no force but argument." But the following, by an Oxonian, which gave rise to that by sir William, is at least as good : " The...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...Society," 1772, 4to. 14. " Elogy and address," 1773, 4to. 15. A Latin version of Job, Unfinished, 4to. We shall subjoin a well-known epigram by sir William...but force ; With equal skill, to Cambridge books he gent, For whigs admit no force but argument." 4 But the following, by an Oxonian, which gave rise to...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...the critics have pronounced to be a good one: fc The king to Oxford sent a troop of horse, For tones own no argument but force ; With equal skill, to Cambridge books he sent, For whigs admit ao force but argument/' But the following, by an Oxonian, which gave rise to that by sir William, is...
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History of the University and colleges of Cambridge: including ..., Volume 2

George Dyer - 1814
...following neat lines are well known. / The King to Cambridge sent a troop of horse, For Tories know no argument but force: With equal skill to Cambridge books he sent $ For Whigs allow no force, but argument. Sir W. bequeathed three gold medals, to be given yearly to three undergraduates;...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...much that loyal body wanted learning. Anttoered by Sir William Browne. THE king to Oxford sent his troop of horse, For Tories own no argument but force ; With equal care to Cambridge books he sent, For Whigs allow no force but argument. The Friendly Contest. WHILE...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1821
...pronounced to be a good one : — The king to Oxford sent a troop of horse, For lories own no argument bat force; With equal skill, to Cambridge books he sent, For whigs admit no force but argument. We consider the following, however, by an Oxonian, which is said to have given rise to Sir William's,...
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