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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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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...play, These sparks with awkward vanity display What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; 330 And hut 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...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...yesterday ; 330 And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes ourgrandsires 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 asideBut most by numbers judge a poet's song; And smooth or...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1838 - 306 pages
...poverty will much more readily, and more justly too, be imputed to the writer than to the language. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic if too new or old ; Ee not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.* „ 110. By the...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our graudsires, ly. Ah Rager, Rager ! ches wat tore arraid When in...; Is this the love that ortee to me yoĞ zed, W he new arc tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1839 - 306 pages
...be imputed to the writer than to the language. In words, as fashions, the same rule will liold ; . 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.* 110. By the use of good words new modelled. The third...
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The Works of George Campbell: Philosophy of rhetoric

George Campbell - Theology - 1840
...advice of the poet, with regard to both the before-mentioned sorts of barbarism, is extremely good. 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 asidei. PART III. — By the use of good words new-modelled....
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1840 - 306 pages
...poverty will much more readily, and more justly too, be imputed to the writer than to the language. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike...fantastic if too new or old ; Be not the first by whom tho new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.* 110. By the use of good words new modelled....
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1841 - 396 pages
...The advice of the poet with regard to both the before-mentioned sorts of barbarism is extremely good. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold : Alike...fantastic, if too new or old: Be not the first by whom the new Ğre tri'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. f PART III. — By the use of good words nno-moddled....
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The Etymology and Syntax of Murray's English Grammar, Systematically ...

Lindley MURRAY, Charlotte KENNION - 1842
...not to put words in apposition which do not mean the same person or thing : as, " And so but mimick ancient wits at best, " As apes, our grandsires, in their doublets drest ;" Here grandsires is not in apposition to apes, but (.p. i, is the object of, mimicked, understood...
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Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e ..., Volumes 5-6

Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844
...fallantes: Arremedar antigos neste tempo, Faltar como fatiavam, vale o mesmo As apes our gnmdsires, in their doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the...or old: Be not the first by whom the new are try'd Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by Numbers judge a Poet's song; And smooth or rough,...
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