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" I said; Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages! nay 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out: Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. "
The Director [ed. by T.F. Dibdin]. - Page 83
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 761 pages
...lines, How the wit brightens ! how the style refines 1 3882 Pope : E. on Criticism. Pt. ii. Line 218 The dog-star rages ! nay, 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out : Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. 3883 Pope...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1890 - 332 pages
...AIIBUTHNOT. Shut, shut the door, good John! fatigued I said; Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. The dog-star rages ! nay, 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out: Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. What walls...
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Why, When, how and what We Ought to Read

James Louis O'Neil - Books and reading - 1893 - 135 pages
...— " Shut, shut the door, good John ! fatigued, I said; Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. The dog-star rages! nay, 'tis past a doubt All Bedlam or Parnassus is let out : Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land." This reminds...
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Three churchmen, sketches & reminiscences of M. Russell, bishop of Glasgow ...

William Walker - 1893
...Pope a madhouse, or Parnassus " let loose " — a still worse plague, especially to the true poet. " The dog-star rages ; nay, 'tis past a doubt All Bedlam or Parnassus is let out ; Fire in each eye and papers in each hand They rave, recite, and madden round the land." * Evidently...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - 1899 - 485 pages
...likeness. P. SHUT, shut the door, good John ! fatigued I said, Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages ! nay, 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out: Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. What walls...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...door, good John2! fatigu'd, I said, Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages3! nay 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out : Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. What walls...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 pages
...door, good John2! fatigu'd, I said, ^^ Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead. The Dog-star rages3! nay 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out : Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, 5 They rave, recite, and madden round the land. What walls...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1895
...P. Shut, shut the door, good John ! fatigued I said. Tie up the knocker, say I 'm sick, I 'm dead. The dog-star rages ! nay, 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out : Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. What walks...
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A Handbook of English Composition

James Morgan Hart - English language - 1895 - 360 pages
...Shut, shut the door, good John !" f fatigued I said, " Tie up the knocker, say I'm sick, I'm dead." The Dog-star rages ! nay, 'tis past a doubt, All Bedlam, or Parnassus, is let out : Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. Epistle...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...POPE. A dire dilemma, either way I'm sped; If foes they write, if friends they read, me dead. POPE. The dog-star rages ; nay, 'tis past a doubt All Bedlam or Parnassus is let out ; Fire in each eye, and papers in each hand, They rave, recite, and madden round the land. POPE. Glad...
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