Satires, Epistles, and Odes of Horace. Epistle i. Book ii. Line 413.
Note 1. This line is from a poem entitled To the Celebrated Beauties of the British Court, given in Bells Fugitive Poetry, vol. iii. p. 118.
The following epigram is from The Grove, London, 1721:
When one good line did much my wonder raise, In Brsts work, I stood resolved to praise, And had, but that the modest author cries, Praise undeserved is scandal in disguise. On a certain line of Mr. Br, Author of a Copy of Verses called the British Beauties. [back]