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You beat your pate and fancy wit will come

DMI number:
13475
First Line:
You beat your pate and fancy wit will come
Last Line:
Knock as you please there's nobody at home
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Epigram
Themes:
Dunces and Wit
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Twickenham edition VI: 348: possibly by Pope.
Author:
Jonathan Swift
Confidence:
Speculation (10%)
Comments:
Swift Poems Project, Y54E ('Doubtfully by Swift')
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First Line:
You beat your pate and fancy wit will come
Last Line:
Knock as you will there's nobody at home
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Title:
A collection of epigrams [vol. 2] [T170823]
Page No(s):
CXL.
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[no title]
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Title:
A collection of epigrams. [Vol. II] [ESTC T130692]
Page No(s):
CXL.
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Title:
A Supplement to Dr. Swift's and Mr. Pope's Works [ECCO] [T48930]
Page No(s):
p.316
Poem Title:
Another
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Title:
Epigrams fresh gather'd from the conversation of the polite [N18487] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.15
Poem Title:
On an empty Coxcomb.
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Title:
Miscellanies. The last volume [ECCO] [T202849]
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p.55
Poem Title:
Another
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Title:
Miscellanies. The last volume [ECCO] [T229756]
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p.39
Poem Title:
Another
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Title:
The agreeable companion [ESTC T97919, P6248]
Page No(s):
p.351
Poem Title:
The Numscull.
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Title:
The Comic Miscellany. Vol. II. [ESTC N51175]
Page No(s):
p.179
Poem Title:
CCX.
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Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86025]
Page No(s):
p.121
Poem Title:
XXXVI.
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
Title:
The festoon: a collection of epigrams, ancient and modern [T86180]
Page No(s):
p.119
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
By Swift.
Attributed To:
Jonathan Swift
Title:
The new theatre of fun [T116718] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.91
Poem Title:
The Numscull.
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Title:
The sports of the muses. Or a minute's mirth for any hour of the day [vol II] [T85787] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.179
Poem Title:
CCX.
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Title:
Wit a-la-mode; or, Lord Chesterfield's witticisms [T101784] [ecco]
Page No(s):
p.91
Poem Title:
The Numscull.
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