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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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Seeds of Crisis: Public Schooling in Milwaukee Since 1920

John L. Rury, Frank A. Cassell - 1993 - 342 pages
...conservatism. In the words of local administrator and curriculum specialist Lillian Faulkner, "Milwaukee is not the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet the last to set the old aside". 10 Although Milwaukee's schools often reflected progressive pedogogical practices,...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - 1992 - 550 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...
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Ends of Empire: Women and Ideology in Early Eighteenth-century English ...

Laura Brown - 1993 - 220 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...
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The Greeks and Us: Essays in Honor of Arthur W. H. Adkins

Robert B. Louden, Paul Schollmeier - 1996 - 280 pages
...like them are no less common today than they were in Hesiod's time. To quote two of my favorites: "Be not the first by whom the new is tried,/ Nor yet the last to lay the old aside" and (a very Hesiodic one, if Hesiod had been a Christian) "Live as if to die tomorrow; farm...
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Playing Nice: Politics and Apologies in Women's Sports

Mary Jo Festle - 1996 - 436 pages
...19621: 34-36, 57. 28. One DGWS article summarized the moderating attitude with a quotation: "Need not be the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet the last the old to lay aside" 1quoted in "Extramural Sports for Women," JOHPER [December I960]: 631. 29. National...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 260 pages
...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 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...
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Community Health Education: Settings, Roles, and Skills for the 21st Century

Donald J. Breckon, John R. Harvey (M.P.H.), R. Brick Lancaster - 1998 - 478 pages
...understanding how to use it effectively. An old maxim seems to be worth remembering in this regard: "Be not the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet the last to lay the old aside." IN CONCLUSION Educational media can enrich and enhance almost any educational encounter....
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Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse

Mary Oliver - 1998 - 212 pages
...wore 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 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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The Big Book of Beastly Mispronunciations: The Complete Opinionated Guide ...

Charles Harrington Elster - 1999 - 452 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...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. — Alexander Pope Charles Harrington Elster...
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I Wish I'd Made You Angry Earlier: Essays on Science, Scientists, and Humanity

Max F. Perutz - 2002 - 388 pages
...Friedens One concrete example is better than a mountain of prose. Freeman Dyson, Scientific American Be not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to set the old aside. Alexander Pope It was a reaction from the old idea of protoplasm, a name which was...
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