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" Of praise a mere glutton, he swallow'd what came, And the puff of a dunce he mistook it for fame; Till his relish grown callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces... "
The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge - Page 292
1774
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Garrick and His Circle

Florence Mary Wilson Parsons - London (England) - 1906 - 417 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who peppered the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub-street re-echo...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1906
...Burke. 1 Mr. T. Townshend, MP for Whitchurch, afterwards Lord Sydney. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys1, and Woodfalls2 so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gavel How did Grub-street...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...swallowed what came, Who peppered the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys,' and Woodfalls so grave, 115 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub-street...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...swallowed what came, Who peppered the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, 115 What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub-street...
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English Poetry (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind: If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave ! How did Grub Street re-echo...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...disease, Who peppered the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind: 75 If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind; Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours while you got and you gave! How did Grub Street re-echo...
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The Plays of Oliver Goldsmith: Together with The Vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - English drama - 1909 - 520 pages
...almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest, was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got, and you gave ! How did Grub-street re-echo...
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The English Poets: Selections, Volume 3

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1909
...Burke. t Mr. T. Townshend, MP for Whitchurch, afterwards Lord Sydney. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kenricks, ye Kellys1, and Woodfalls2 so grave, What a commerce was yours, while you got and you gave! How did Grub-street...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 41, Page 2

Literature - 1910
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind, If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kendricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours while you got and you gave...
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The Book of Georgian Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1909 - 1313 pages
...callous, almost to disease, Who pepper'd the highest was surest to please. But let us be candid, and speak out our mind. If dunces applauded, he paid them in kind. Ye Kendricks, ye Kellys, and Woodfalls so grave, What a commerce was yours while you got and you gave...
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