Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847 - 488 pages
...— Warton. Ver. 328. Unlucky, as Fungoso, $c.] See Ben Jonson's Every Man out of his Humour. — P. 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,...
Full view - About this book

Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

1847 - 540 pages
...Admires the jay the insect's varying wings ? Or, hears the hawk when Philomela sings ? POPE. 14. Be not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. POPE. 15. And even while Fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart, distrusting, asks if...
Full view - About this book

A Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts on Evry ...

1847 - 526 pages
...Admires the jay the insect's varying wings ? Or, hears the hawk when Philomela sings ? POPE. 14. Be not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. POPE. 15. And even while Fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart, distrusting, asks if...
Full view - About this book

A dictionary of the English language

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1847 - 490 pages
...follow our own recommendation in ihn respect : In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, A like fantastic if too new or old . Be not the first by whom the new are tried, - or yet the laat to lay the old aside. — POPB. t Except in Greek and foreign-- words,...
Full view - About this book

Analytical Grammar of the English Language, Embracing the Introductive and ...

Dyer Hook Sanborn - 1848 - 300 pages
...moral, sensible, and well-bred man will notaffrontme, and no other can." — cowper. " In words as in 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. PART II. ETYMOLOGY. When a scholar...
Full view - About this book

The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1849 - 472 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 —...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."* PART III. By the Use of Good Words new-modelled....
Full view - About this book

The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 646 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...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...
Full view - About this book

The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volumes 16-17

1850 - 310 pages
...miseries of young women, and half their ill tempers, might be avoided by habits of domestic activity. BE not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. — Pope. THE MOTHER'S ASSISTANT. APRIL, 1850. [No. 4. Written for the Mother's Assistant....
Full view - About this book

The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1850 - 596 pages
...moderns in their sense ; * • * * ' In words, as fashions, the same rnle will hold ; Alike fantastie, if too new, or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. Bnt most by nnmbers jndge a poet's song, And...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1851 - 328 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 too new or old : pe not the first by whom the new are tried, ifNor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF