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" And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd ; What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd ; Something, whose truth, convinced at sight we find, That gives us back the image of our mind. "
Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope - Page 118
by Horace - 1812 - 171 pages
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The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - Criticism - 1717 - 408 pages
...thus, unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, And hide with Ornaments their want of art. True * wit is nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft' was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd ; * Naturam intueamur, hanc fyuamur ; id...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1722
...thus, unfkill'd to trace The naked nature atid the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part* And hide with ornaments their want of art. True * wit is nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft' was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd; * NutHtam inttutmur, hmr. feqiMmur ; id...
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An essay on criticism. With notes by mr. Warburton

Alexander Pope - Criticism - 1749 - 89 pages
...wild heap of wit. Poets like painters, thus, unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide...their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd ; Co MMEN TA RY. but likewife falfe Wit...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 274 pages
...Snd fyllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide...their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd ; Something, whofe truth convinc'd at fight...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1751
...and fyllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkilFd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide...their want of art True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd ; Something, whofe truth convinc'd at fight...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1752
...unfkill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 2 9 5 And hide with ornaments their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd ; CoM MEN TARY. tion to a part, when it...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1754
...wild heap of wit. Poets like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide...their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd; get from the croud by the afliftance of...
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Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1757
...and Syllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide...their want of art. True wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd ; What oft was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd ; Something, whofe truth convinc'd at fight...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...and fyllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unflull'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide...their want of art. True wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd -, What oft was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd; COMMENTARY. his attention to a part,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...wild heap of wit. Pcets, like painters, thus unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide...advantage dress'd ; What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'rf ; Something whose truth, convinc'd at sight, we find, That gives us back the image...
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