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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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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819
...between too great, and too little reverence for the usages of ancient times. In words, as fashions, the rule will hold, Alike fantastic, if too new or old : Be not tbe first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet tbe last to lay the old aside. Pope's Essay on Criticisms...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822 - 436 pages
...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...rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old : NOTES. verse, where the thought or image does not support it, differs in nothing from prose. Our...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822
...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...will hold ; / Alike fantastic, if too new, or old : NOTES. verse, where the thought or image does not support it, differs in hothing from prose. Our...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...at best, What the fine gentleman wore yesterday; As apes our grandsires in their doublets dress'd. 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. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823
...observe a happy medium between too great, and too little reverence for the usages of ancient times. 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. Pope'i Essay on Criticism. See the observations on this...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...garbs, with country, town, and court. 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 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 Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...Play, -\ These sparks with aukward vanity display > What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; 330 ) And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our...the new are try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. NOTES. verse, where the thought or image does not support it, differs in nothing from prose....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...Play, -\ These sparks with aukward vanity display . V What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; 330 3 And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our...the new are try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. KOTES. verse, where the thought or image does not support it, differs in nothing from prose....
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...vanity display What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, Ať heir guarded feet Defy the muddy dangers of the street; While you, with hat unloop'd, the fury dre fantastie, if too new, or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the last to lay...
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