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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. "
The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ... - Page 585
by William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 659 pages
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A Treatise on the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language

Alexander Crombie - 1809 - 456 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...if too 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,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809 - 526 pages
...yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets drest. In words as 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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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 314 pages
...yesterday ; 330 and but so mimic ancient wits at best, as apes our grandsires in their doublets drest, 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 try'd, 335 nor yet the last to lay the old aside, But most by numbers judge a poet's song;...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 312 pages
...yesterday ; 330 and but so mimic ancient wits at best, as apes our grandsires in their doublets drest, 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 try'd, 335 nor yet the last to lay the old aside, But most by numbers judge a poet's song;...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 648 pages
...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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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 536 pages
...best, As apes our grandsires in their 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 last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's soop; [338...
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The Teacher's Assistant in English Composition, Or, Easy Rules for Writing ...

John Walker - 1810 - 282 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...
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Poetica de Horatio e o Ensaio sobre a Critica de A. Pope. Em Portuguez. Por ...

Horace - 1812 - 198 pages
...fallantes, R And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires, in their doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike...if too new, or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by Numbers judge a poet's song,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812 - 230 pages
...yesterday ; 330 \ And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets drest. 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 try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812 - 348 pages
...yesterday ; 330 And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires, in their doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike...if too new, or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song,...
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