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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1859
...Fungoso in the play,2 These sparks with awkward vanity display What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our...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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1859 - 478 pages
...sparks with awkward vanity display What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; And but so mimic aneient !)D 85P_G . = !} lr 33 4 j .1 Og= A x P u 2% | D Q@2< u6xΣo Eg[ Qf D B r] fantastie, if too new, or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1859 - 435 pages
...before-mentioned sorts of barbarism is extremely good. " In words, as fashions, the same rule will holdAlike 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."* PART III. By the Use of Good Words new-modelled. The...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1860
...yesterday ; 330 And but so mimic ancient wits at best. As apes ourgranclsires 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. ^ ""nut most by numbers judge a poet's song ; And smooth...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1860 - 435 pages
...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 —...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside."* PART III. By the Use of Good Words new-modelled. The...
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Introduction to the art of reading

J C. Graham - 1861
...directly opposite effect, the principle had, in the interval, been adopted by Sweden, Denmark, and Russia. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic if too (ne-oo) new or old : Be not the first by whom the (ne-oo) new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1863
...Fungoso in the play,2 These sparks with awkward vanity display What the fine gentleman wore yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our...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 National Fifth Reader: Containing a Treatise on Elocution, Exercises in ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Elocution - 1863 - 600 pages
...For different styles with different subjects sort, As several garbs, with country, town, and court In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor y6t the last to lay the ohl aside. 15 5. But most by numbers judge a poet's s5ng ; And smooth...
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The Essentials of Spelling ...

E. Jones (B.A.) - English language - 1864 - 96 pages
...in the most effective manner, and, in regard to proposed changes, to follow the advice of Pope : " In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike...fantastic if too new or old ; Be not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." * The necessity for a systematic Spelling Reform...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...is rarely found. Part ii. Line 109 Such labored nothings, in so strange a style. Part ii. Line 126. 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. Part ii. Line 133. These equal syllables alone require,...
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