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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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Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare - Labor policy - 1967
...already passed the House in a preceding Congress, and I followed the rule laid out bv Pope, who said, "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 lav the old aside." I thought that preferable to a new bill. Mr. KROMF.F....
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To Allow Joint Industry Promotion Funds: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Labor and Public Welfare - 1968 - 114 pages
...already passed the House in a preceding Congress, and I followed the rule laid out by Pope, who said, "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 lav the old aside." I thought that preferable to a new bill. Mr. KROMER....
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The Past is a Foreign Country

David Lowenthal, Professor Emeritus David Lowenthal, Lowenthal David - History - 1985 - 489 pages
...THE 'QUERELLE' TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT In Words, as Fashions, the same Rule will hold; Alike Fantastick, 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. Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism71 The vices and virtues...
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The Columbia Guide to Standard American English

Kenneth G. Wilson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 482 pages
...famous comparison of fashions in dress and other manners with fashions in language: Introduction xi In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike...too new or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. An Essay on Criticism, II. 133-136. The Columbia Guide...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1993 - 520 pages
...Eisner, 245 US 425 (1918). 202 1 In Words, as Fashions, the same Rule will hold; Alike Fantastick, 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. ALEXANDER POPE, "An Essay on Criticism," Poems of Alexander...
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Ends of Empire: Women and Ideology in Early Eighteenth-century English ...

Laura Brown - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 203 pages
...Clown in regal Purple drest .... In Words, as Fashions, the same Rule will hold; Alike Fantastick, 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. (318-36) And the lines that precede the famous paradigmatic...
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Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse

Mary Oliver - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 194 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...rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old; But not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...the Play, ] These sparks with awkward vanity display | What the fine gendeman wore yesterday; j 330 And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires, in their doublets dressed. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old; Be not...
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The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations: The Complete Opinionated Guide ...

Charles Harrington Elster - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 426 pages
...But more than anything, use it to "engage the instrument of the language" and have fun playing it. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike...too new or old; Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. — Alexander Pope Charles Harrington Elster San Diego,...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...th' unlearn'd, and make the learned smile. Alexander Pope, 1711, 'An Essay on Criticism', 324 7:58 In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; /...old: / Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, / Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. Alexander Pope, 1711, 'An Essay on Criticism', 333 7:59 [of...
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