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" In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ... - Page 54
by Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 pages
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1801 - 462 pages
...the poet with regard to both the forernentioned sorts of barbarism^ is extremely good.;-...h . ..1 In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old : Be" not tue first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside f. PAST III....By the use...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 236 pages
...the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; 33 And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets drest. In words as fashions the...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by Numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805 - 432 pages
...reject as they were to adopt them; and they seldom long survive the occasion that gave them birth. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, •...too new or old. Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the List to lay the old aside. Pope's Essay on Criticism. We cannot forbear to join...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Literature - 1805 - 422 pages
...seldom long survive the occasion that gave them birth. In words, as fashions, the same rule i\ 111 hold, . Alike fantastic, if too new or old. Be not the first by whom the new are try'J, Nor yetthe last to lay the old aside. Pope's Essay on Criticism. We cannot forbear to join in...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 408 pages
...What the fine gentleman wore yesterday; And but so mimic ancient wits at best; As apes our grandsires, in their doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the...whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. The CHOICE of HERCULES: FROM THE GREEK OF PRODICUS. fSPENCE) Now had the son of Jove, mature,...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 334 pages
...yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets dress'd. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike...the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or rough with them is right or wrong: In the bright Muse though thousand...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808 - 328 pages
...yesterday ; J And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets dress'd. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike...Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by nnmbers judge a poet's song, , And smooth or rough with them is right or wrong: In the bright Muse...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1808 - 468 pages
...advice of the poet with regard to both the beforementioned sorts of barbarism, is extremely good. • In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside *. PART III. — By the use of good words new-modelled....
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808 - 526 pages
...the usages of ancient times. In wordi, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastie, if tco new or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. Pape'i Essay on Criticism. See the observations on this subject, pages 59 — 61, and bl,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808 - 408 pages
...yesterday ! J And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires, in their doublets dresr. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old. I ie not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers...
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