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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 try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. "
The poetical works of Alexander Pope, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ... - Page 58
by Alexander Pope - 1869
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...Fungoso in the play, These sparks with awkward vanity display What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; 33 And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our...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 or rough...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...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, •...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 in the complaint which...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...Fungoso in the play, These sparks with awkward vanity display What the fine gentleman wore yesterday; And but so mimic ancient wits at best; As apes our...too new or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. The CHOICE of HERCULES: FROM THE GREEK OF PRODICUS. fSPENCE)...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...in the play, 1 These sparks with aukward vanity display > What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; J And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1808 - 420 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...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. The third species of barbarism, is...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...What the fine gentleman wore yesterday, And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our erandsires in their doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers jndge a poet's song; And smooth or...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...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...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by nnmbers judge a poet's song, , And smooth...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...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...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...Fungoso in the play, These sparks with awkward vanity display What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our...fashions the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if 100 new or old : Be not the first by whom th'e new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside....
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...yesterday ! * And but so mimic anlient wits at best, \s apes our grands.in.-s, in their doublets drcst. ent like a rose when I'm dead. 62. The Ant, or...emmets, how little they are in our eyes! We tread t tried, Nor yet' the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song 4 And smooth...
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