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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. "
Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope - Page 122
by Horace - 1812 - 171 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...in the play, These sparks with awkward vanity display What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; 330 And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets drest. In wards, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic, if to new or old : Be not the first by...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...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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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, •...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 in the...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Literature - 1805
...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 - 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807
...wore yesterday; 130 J And hut so mimic ancient wit» at hest, As apes our grandsires in their douhlets drest. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, . Alike fantastic it' too new or old : Be not the first hy whom the new are tried, 135 Nor yet the last to lay the old...
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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 Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1808
...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...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. The third...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...the play, ") These sparks with awkward vanity display > What the fine gentleman wore 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 fantastic if too new or old : Be not the...
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