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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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Satire and satirists, 6 lectures

James Hannay - Satire - 1854 - 276 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...puppet squeaks ; Or at the ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half-froth, half-venom, spits himself abroad." It concludes : " Eve's tempter thus the rabbins have...
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Satire and Satirists: Six Lectures

James Hannay - Satire - 1854 - 276 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 the puppet squeaks ; Or at the ear of Eye, familiar toad, Half-froth, half-venom, spits himself abroad." It concludes : " Eve's tempter thus...
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The old court suburb; or, Memorials of Kensington, regal, critical ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1855
...just. Pope calls Hervey an insect, annoying the witty and the fair with his buzz; a reptile, who " At the ear of Eve, familiar toad, Half froth, half venom, spits himself abroad " in lying, tale-bearing, and spite (Eve is l 2 Queen Caroline); an effeminate, " amphibious thing," " That,...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes,...puppet squeaks ; 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,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid impotence he speaks, And, as the prompter breathes,...puppet squeaks ; 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,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1859
...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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1859 - 478 pages
...Eternal smiles his emptiness betray, As shallow streams run dimpling all the way. Whether in florid with the well-known seats ; And to Ercctheus' sacred...stops, and anxious with his soul debates, Fix'd in ar. polities, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies. His wit all sce-saw, betwcen...
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Temple Bar, Volume 40

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1874
...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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Temple Bar, Volume 54

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1878
...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. In pun, or politics, or tales, or lies, Or spite, or smut, or rhymes, or blasphemies, His \\it all seesaw...
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