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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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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - 1812 - 500 pages
...and they seldom long survive the occasion that gave them birth. In words, as fashions, the same nile will hold, Alike fantastic, if too new or old. Be not the first by whom the new aretry'd, Nor y»t the last to lay the old aside. Pope's Essay on Criticism. VOL. I. H We cannot...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - 1819 - 718 pages
...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 British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822 - 276 pages
...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...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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 426 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 : NOTES. verse, where the thought or image does not support it, differs in hothing from prose. Our...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 428 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 : NOTES. verse, where the thought or image does not support it, differs in nothing from prose. Our...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - 1823 - 716 pages
...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...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. Pope'i Essay on Criticism. See the observations...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - 1823 - 492 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...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824 - 404 pages
...yesterday ; 330 3 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. KOTES. verse, where the thought or image...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824 - 398 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. NOTES. verse, where the thought or image...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...grandsires in their doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastie, high streaming, and with cautious tread Shun eve new are try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song; And...
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