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" Though oft the ear the open vowels tire; While expletives their feeble aid do join; And ten low words oft creep in one dull line: While they ring round the same unvaried chimes, With sure returns of still expected rhymes; Where'er you find 'the cooling... "
The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by Himself ... - Page 97
by Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
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The Spectator: ...

1737
...infipid Smoothnefs which fome Readers are fo much in Love with, he has the following Verfes. Thefe Equal Syllables alone require, Tho* oft the Ear the open Vowels tire, While Expletives their feeble Aid do join, And ten lo.w Words oft creep inone dull Line\ TH E gaping...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...Ear, Not mend their Minds : Asfome to Church repair, Not for the Doctrine, but the Mufick there. Thefe equal Syllables alone require, - , Tho' oft the Ear the open Vowels tire ; • --• While Expletives their feeble Aid do join ; • '-- Andierr low Words oft creep in one...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...In the bright Muse tho' thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire ; 340 Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, Not mend...repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there. These equal syllables alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire, 345 While expletives their...
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Lepidoptera Britannica;: sistens digestionem novam insectorum Lepidopterorum ...

Adrian Hardy Haworth - Lepidoptera - 1803 - 609 pages
...them exactly necessary to elucidate this subject, I cannot refrain from transcribing in this place. These equal syllables alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire, While expletives \hf\T fetbie aid do join, And ten low words oft creep in one dull line. Soft is the...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...the insipid smoothness which some readers are so much in love with, he has the following verses. " These equal syllables alone require, • • Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire, " While expletives their feeble aid tin join, " And ten low words oft creep in one dull line." The...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...bright Muse tho' thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire ; 340 Who haunts Parnassus but to please their ear, Not mend their...church repair Not for the doctrine but the music there. These equal syllables alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire, 345 While expletives their...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...wrong; In the bright Muse tho' thousand charms conspire , Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire ; 'Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear , . Not mend their minds ; as some to church repair y Not for the doctrine , but the music there. ) These equal syllables alone require , Tho' oft the...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...the insipid smoothness which some readers are so much in love with, he lias the following verses : These equal syllables alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire, While expletives their feeble aid do join, And ten low words oft creep in one dull line. in the fourth,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire; Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, 1 Not mend their minds ; as some to church repair, "...alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid do join ; And ten low words oft creep in one dull line : While...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Memoirs of the life and writings of Pope ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...minds ; as fome to church repair, C Not for the doctrine, but the mnlic there. J Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire ; 345 While expletives their feeble aid do join j And ten low words oft creep in one dull line : While NOTES. In truth, Shakefpear's language is one...
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