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" Yet why? that father held it for a rule, It was a sin to call our neighbour fool: That harmless mother thought no wife a whore: Hear this, and spare his family, James Moore! Unspotted names, and memorable long! If there be force in virtue, or in song. "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Satires, &c - Page 27
by Alexander Pope - 1752
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 1

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...this, and to himfelf. And in his Epiftle to Dr. drbuthnot (dcfigning it for publick View) he fays, Of gentle Blood (Part fhed in Honour's Caufe, While yet in Britain, Honour had Applaufe) Each Parent fprang— " What Fortune, pray ?— Their own, And better got than Be/iia's from the Throne. Born to...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751
...a whore : Hear this, and fpare his family, James Moore ! Unfpotted names, and memorable long ! 386 If there be force in Virtue, or in Song. Of gentle...fortune, pray? — P. Their own, 390 And better got, than Be/lia's from the throne. Born to no Pride, inheriting no Strife, Nor marrying Difcord in a noble...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1751
...a whore : Hear this, and fpare his family, James Moore ! Unfpotted names, and memorable long ! 386 If there be force in Virtue, or in Song. Of gentle...fortune, pray? — P. Their own, 390 And better got, than Be/tia's from the throne. Born to no Pride, inheriting no Strife, Nor marrying Difcord in a noble...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...a whore : Hear this, and fpare his family, James Moore ! Unfpotted names, and memorable long ! 386 If there be force in Virtue, or in Song. Of gentle...fortune, pray? — P. Their own, 390 And better got, than Btjlia's from the throne. Born to no Pride, inheriting no Strife, Nor marrying Difcord in a noble...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time ..., Volume 5

Robert Shiells - 1753
...thefe circumftances our poet alludes in his epiftle to Dr. Arbuthnot, in which he mentions his parents. Of gentle blood (part fhed in honour's caufe, While yet in Britain, honour had applaufe) v Each parent fprang,— — .What fortune pray ?— -— [their own, And better got than Beflia's...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1754
...to call our neighbour fool : That harmlefs Mother thought no wife a whore: Hear this, and fpare his family, James 'Moore! 385 Unfpotted names, and memorable...or in Song. Of gentle blood (part fhed in Honour's caufc, While yet in Britain Honour had applaufc) Each parent fprung — A. What fortune, pray ? —...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...finifhed, TO THE SATIRES. 45 That harmlefs mother thought no wife a whore: Hear this, andfpare his family, James Moore! 385 Unfpotted names, and memorable...or in Song. Of gentle blood (part fhed in Honour's cauie, While yet in Britain Honour had applaufe) Each parent fprung~A. What fortune, pray? — P. Their...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...to call our neighbour fool : Thatharmlefs mother thought no wife a whore : Hear this, and fpare his family, James Moore ! 385 Unfpotted names, and memorable long ! If there be force in virtue, or in fong. Of gentle blood (part ihed in Honour's caufe, While yet in Britain Honour had applaufe) Each...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...to call our neighbour fool : That harmlefs Mother thought no wife a whore : Hear this, and fpare his family, James Moore ! 385 Unfpotted names, and memorable...caufe, While yet in Britain Honour had applaufe) Each VARIATION. Ver. 368. in the MS. Once, and but once, his heedlefs youth was bit, And lik'd that dangerous...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - 1782
...early left the more poetical provinces of his art, to become a moral, didactic, and. fatiric poet. 27. Of gentle blood * (part fhed in honour's caufe, While...in Britain honour had applaufe) Each parent fprung ; what fortune pray. their own, Aiul better got than Beftia's from the throne. * When Mr. Pope pnbliftied...
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