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" You will allow his 'Apology' to be well done." JOHNSON. "Very well done, to be sure, Sir. That book is a striking proof of the justice of Pope's remark: Each might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they understand. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 74
by James Boswell - 1820
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Dr. Johnson's Table Talk: Containing Aphorisms on Literature, Life ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Anecdotes - 1798 - 446 pages
...to what they underftand." B. "And his plays are good." — 7- "Yes: but that was his trade ; Fefprit du corps ; he had been all his life among players and playwriters. I wonder that he had fo little to fay in converfation, for he had kept the belt company, and learnt all...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...single parts. Like kings we lose the conquests gain'd before, By vain amhition still to make them more : Each might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they understand. First follow Nature, and your judgment frame By her just standard, winch is still the same : Unerring...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1807
...understand." *. : . i . • —-B. " And his plays are good."—J. " Yes; bufc that was his trade; I'esprit du corps; he had been all his life among players and play-writers. I wonder that he had so little to say in conversation, for he had kept the best company, and learnt all...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...single parts. Like kings we lose the conquests gain'd before, Hy vain amhition still to make them more ; Each might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they understand. First follow Nature, and your judgment frama By her just standard, which is still the same ; Unerring...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...parts. • , Like kings we lose the conquests gain'd before, By vain ambition still to make them more; Each might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they understand. First follow Nature, and your judgment frame By her just standard, which is still the same : Unerring...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...single parts. Like kings we lose the conquests gain'd before, By vain ambition still to make them more. Each might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they understand. Pint follow Nature, and your judgment frame By her just standard, which is still the same. Unerring...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...Ijkc Lin- , we lose the conquests gain'd before, By vain ambition still to make them more : ;'.!<•>! might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they understand. First follow Nature, and your judgment frame By her just standard, which is still the same : I'ncrriiv-...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...IJkc kin.Lrs, we lose the conquests irain'd before, By vain ambition still to make thi in more : F.aeh might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they undt rstand. Fii-st follow Nature, and your judgment frame By her just standard, which is still the...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...kings we lose the co:, quests pain'd before, Hy vain ambit on still to make them nioic. Each mi^'ht his several province well command. Would all but stoop to what they understand. First follow Nature, and yi.ui judgment frame By her just slandaid, which is still the same. Unerring...
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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Bland - Proverbs - 1814 - 139 pages
...the meanest individuals, have each of them their distinct province ; let them fill them worthily. " Each might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they understand." " England expects that every man will do his duty," was the animated speech of Lord Nelsou at the battle...
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