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" All books he reads, and all he reads assails, From Dryden's Fables down to Durfey's Tales. With him, most authors steal their works, or buy ; Garth did not write his own Dispensary. "
Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope - Página 154
por Horace - 1812 - 171 páginas
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 381 páginas
...Criticism As some to church repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there. 3314 An Essay on Criticism The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head. 3315 An Essay on Man Why has not man a microscopic eye? For this plain reason, man is not a Qy. 3316...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. 8885 An Essay on Criticism of sens 8886 An Essay on Criticism For fools rush in where angels fear to tread. 8887 An Essay on Criticism...
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Pragmatic Plagiarism: Authorship, Profit, and Power

Marilyn Randall - 2001 - 321 páginas
...610-19): Such shameless bards we have; and yet 'tis true, There are as mad, abandoned critics too. The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads...his own tongue still edifies his ears, And always listening to himself appears. All books he reads, and all he reads assails, From Dryden's Fables down...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 672 páginas
...lumberpie: minced fish or flesh with eggs, baked in a pie. Pope, in his Essay on Criticism (1711), speaks of The bookful blockhead ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head. "You will hang like an icicle on a Dutchman's beard"- Twelfth Night, iii.l. bhareku: crowd, stuff,...
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Dead from the Waist Down: Scholars and Scholarship in Literature and the ...

Anthony David Nuttall, Professor of English and Fellow A D Nuttall - 2003 - 228 páginas
...that if he had read as much as other men he would have known no more than they,2' and Pope wrote of "the bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, / With loads of learned lumber in his head" (An Kuay on Criticism 612-13). Behind the topos of the scholar unfitted for life or sex by erudition...
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A History of Reading

Steven R. Fischer - 2004 - 384 páginas
...unpleasant side-effects. The British poet and satirist Alexander Pope (1688-1744), for one, slated 'The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, / With loads of learned lumber in his head'.-* But the social trend of an accelerating literacy encouraged by wider access to books was not to be...
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The Globe, Volúmenes12-13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...thoughts of the best minds, but pedantry is apt to be vain and overbearing and cause a wholesome dread of the "bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, with loads of learned lumber in his head." Knowledge is of use only so far as it enables us to reason and reflect, and so reconstruct, with the...
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Trivial Pursuit

Paul House - 2006 - 336 páginas
...to the challenge, but only just. "In that case," he said, "Pope was thinking of you when he wrote, The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head." A scuffle ensued which began as no more than a Latin scrap, a slanging match in which the two small...
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