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" But chiefly Love — to Love an altar built, Of twelve vast French romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves ; And all the trophies of his former loves ; 40 With tender billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three amorous... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Juvenile poems - Page 222
by Alexander Pope - 1752
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Works of Mister Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English letters - 1717 - 408 pages
...ador'd, But chiefly Love — -to Love an altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves ; And all the trophies of his former loves. With tender Billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire. Then...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

English poetry - 1722
...pow'r adoi'd, But chiefly Love— —to Love an altar builf, Of twelve vi&Innth romances, neatly gilt, There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves; And all the trophies of his former loves. .With tender billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire. Then...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq. In Nine Volumes Complete

Alexander Pope - 1751
...Love — to Love an Altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garter?, half a pair of gloves ; And all the trophies of his...breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire. Then proihate falls, and begs with ardent eyes Soon to obtain, and long pofTefs the prize : The IUITAT IONS....
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1754
...pow'r ador'd; But chiefly Love—to Love an Altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves ; And all the trophies of his former loves. 40 THE RAPE OF THE LOCK. 149 Then proftrate falls, and begs with ardent eyes Soon to obtain and long poflefs...
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Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1757
...hair. ] In allufion to thofe line* of Hudibras, applied to the fame purpofe, i8o THE RAPE OF THE LOCK. There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves ; And all the trophies of his former loves ; With tender billet-doux he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife the fire. Then...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 3

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1762
...fpark, The glance by day, the whifper in the dark ? >,1' ^rv-*. *•* - . - • • ,.. . /*:, Again, With tender billet-doux he lights the pyre, ^ ^ And...fire ; Then proftrate falls, and begs, with ardent fjfe|, ~ i ,to pbtain, and long poflefs the prize. Again, Jove's thunder roars, heav'n trembles all...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1762
...fmil'd || and all the world was gay. He rais'd liis azure wand y and thus begmj Examples of the fecond. There lay three garters \\ half a pair of gloves; And all the trophies \\ of his former Joves. 1 Our humble province \\ is to tend the fajr,. Not a lefs pleafing 1) though lefs glorious eare....
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Elements of criticism: Volume I [-II]., Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1765
...and all the world was gay. He rais'd his azure wand || and thus began. Examples of the other kind : There lay three garters || half a pair of gloves,, And all the trophies || of his former loves. Our humble province || is to tend the fair, Not a lefs pleafing || though lefs glorious care hew triumphal...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...ador'd ; But chiefly Love — to Love an Altar built, Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly gilt. There lay three garters, half a pair of gloves, And all the trophies of his former loves. With tender billet-donx he lights the pyre, And breathes three am'rons fighs to raife the fire. Then...
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The life of Alexander Pope; with a critical essay on his writings and genius

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 12 pages
...But chiefly Love to Love an Altar built, *' Of twelve vaft French Romances, neatly " gilt. 6 There ''There lay three garters, half a pair of " gloves ; " And all the trophies of his former loves ; " With tender billet-doux he lights the pyre, " And breathes three am'rous fighs to raife " the fire."...
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