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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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The Philomathic journal, Volume 2

Philomathic institution - 1825 - 518 pages
...better advice can be given to the inquirer, than that afforded by Pope in his Essay on Criticism : — " 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." ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF CAPELL LOFFT, ESQ.* O'BR...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825 - 460 pages
...yesterday ; And but 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 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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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...grandsires in their doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastie, east off' the lawful sway ? Rebellion equals all 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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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 536 pages
...yesterday ; 330 And but 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 tot new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside....
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Ethics for youth, by a member of the Church of England

Ethics - 1828 - 234 pages
...meretricious ornaments of the gay, or the very peculiar dress of those who run to the other extreme. " In fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or old; Be not the first by whom the n<nc are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." No. 72.] FASHION. [TUESDAY. THE power of fashion...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1828 - 222 pages
...yesterday ; And but to 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 newer old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. irtll....
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Etymology and Syntax of the English Language

Alexander Crombie - 1830 - 490 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." Pope's Essay on Criticism. In short, in this,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 500 pages
...ancient wits at best. As apes our grandsires in their doublets dress'd. In words, as fashions, tho / new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the whole aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song ; And...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - 1832 - 122 pages
...sense ; Such labor'd nothings in so strange a style, Amaze th' unlearn'd, and make the learned 140 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. 14Í Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835 - 378 pages
...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 the first by whom the new are tried, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song,...
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