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" As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeaks, Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 249
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes, the puppet squeak* ; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, 320 In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit...
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Memoirs of the Life and Administration of Sir Robert Walpole: Earl ..., Volume 3

William Coxe - Prime ministers - 1816
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, " As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. " Whether in florid impotence he speaks, " And, as the prompter breathes,...toad, " Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, &c. " Amphibious thing ! that acting either part, " The trifling head, or the corrupted heart, " Fop...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, { As sliallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid s, Orme & Brown car of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, In puns, or politics, or tales,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes,...himself abroad, In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all see-saw, between that and this, Now...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes,...himself abroad, In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies; His wit all see-saw between that and this, Now...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1822
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, 315 As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes,...Toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, 320 In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. NOTES. written...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1822
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, 315 As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes,...Toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, 320 In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. written...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1824
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes,...spits himself abroad, In puns or politics or tales or lies Or spite or smut or rhymes or blasphemies ; His wit all seesaw between that and this, Now high,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid nd temples rent ; And Cœsar's head at last * Did...madness to resist or blame The face of angry heaven's polities, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all see-saw, between...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, 315 As shallow streams run dimpling all the way; Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes,...toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad, 320 In puns, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. NOTES. benefit...
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