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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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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...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 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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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...the play, J Thesesparks with awkward vanity, display У What the fine gentleman wore 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...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...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...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 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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A Treatise on the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language

Alexander Crombie - English language - 1809 - 425 pages
...barbarism. It has now obtained a permanent establishment, and is justly admitted by every lexicographer. 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. I'vpe's Essay on Criticism. In short, in this, as in...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...Fungosa 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...doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the Same rule will bold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...gentleman wore yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best. As apes ourgrandsires in their doubtlets drest. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold. Alike fantastic, if too new, or old j Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers...
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The Teacher's Assistant in English Composition, Or, Easy Rules for Writing ...

John Walker - English language - 1810 - 263 pages
...advice of our most elegant poet, Pope : In words, as fashions, the same rule will bold, Alike fantastick if too new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. Essay tn Criticism, (4) Cress of great importance te...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - Best books - 1812
...and they seldom long survive the occasion that gave them birth. In words, as fashions, the same nile will hold, Alike fantastic, if too new or old. Be not the first by whom the new aretry'd, Nor y»t the last to lay the old aside. Pope's Essay on Criticism. VOL. I. H We cannot...
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