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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 332 pages
...yesterday ; 330 And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes ourgrandsires 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 asideBut most by numbers judge a poet's song; And smooth...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1838 - 338 pages
...poverty will much more readily, and more justly too, be imputed to the writer than to the language. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic if too new or old ; Ee not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.* „ 110. By the...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839 - 510 pages
...yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our graudsires, in their doublets drest. s wat tore arraid When in yon vield you kiss'd the...; Is this the love that ortee to me yo« zed, W he new arc tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1839 - 316 pages
...be imputed to the writer than to the language. In words, as fashions, the same rule will liold ; . 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.* 110. By the use of good words new modelled....
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The Works of George Campbell: Philosophy of rhetoric

George Campbell - 1840 - 450 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 ; 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 asidei. PART III. — By the use of good words new-modelled....
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1840 - 314 pages
...poverty will much more readily, and more justly too, be imputed to the writer than to the language. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike...fantastic if too new or old ; Be not the first by whom tho new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.* 110. By the use of good words new modelled....
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Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

Royal Agricultural Society of England - 1872 - 906 pages
...justify their purchase by many who adopt the advice (in matters of business generally safe) — " Be not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." In comparing the horse pitchforks with the machine elevators we may note it as an important...
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Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e ..., Volumes 5-6

Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844 - 884 pages
...antigos neste tempo, Faltar como fatiavam, vale o mesmo As apes our gnmdsires, 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 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by Numbers judge a Poet's song; And smooth...
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The Attaché: Or, Sam Slick in England, Volume 2

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - 1844 - 352 pages
...conversation therefore be natural, and as to the fashion of your dress take the good old rule— ' Be not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.' In short be Sam Slick." " Don't be afeerd, Minister," said Mr. Slick, " I have too much...
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The attaché; or, Sam Slick in England, by the author of 'The clockmaker ...

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - 1845 - 342 pages
...conversation therefore be natural, and as to the fashion of your dress take the good old rule— ' Be not the first by •whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. In short be Sam Slick." " Don't be afeerd, Minister," said Mr. Slick, " I have too much...
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