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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 History of the Shoddy-trade: Its Rise, Progress, and Present Position

Samuel Jubb - 1860 - 158 pages
...inventions : with reference to such matters one may venture to quote Pope. He says — " Be not the flrst by whom the new is tried, '. Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." Spinning- — Under this head are to be noticed several changes and alterations of a convenient...
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Duffy's Hibernian Magazine: A Monthly Journal of Legends, Tales ..., Volume 2

1861 - 386 pages
...with sententious wit and wisdom as with their verbal elements, aiul niiii both as with the mode — " In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or old ;" it will, therefore, be neither amiss nor without iaterest to take up a few representative " saws...
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Introduction to the art of reading

J C. Graham - 1861 - 134 pages
...directly opposite effect, the principle had, in the interval, been adopted by Sweden, Denmark, and Russia. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic if too (ne-oo) new or old : Be not the first by whom the (ne-oo) new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Treatise on Elocution, Exercises in ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1863 - 614 pages
...For different styles with different subjects sort, As several garbs, with country, town, and court 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 y6t the last to lay the ohl aside. 15 5. But most by numbers judge a poet's s5ng...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1863 - 334 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 : 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 Essentials of Spelling ...

E. Jones (B.A.) - 1864 - 112 pages
...in the most effective manner, and, in regard to proposed changes, to follow the advice of Pope : " In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike...whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." * The necessity for a systematic Spelling Reform has often been advocated in the past;...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 504 pages
...is rarely found. Part ii. Line 109 Such labored nothings, in so strange a style. Part ii. Line 126. 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. Part ii. Line 133. These equal syllables alone...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1865 - 496 pages
...yesterday; 130 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, 135 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song ;...
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The Dental Cosmos: A Monthly Record Of Dental Science, Volume 14

J. D. White, John Hugh McQuillen, George Jacob Ziegler, James William White, Edward Cameron Kirk, Lovick Pierce Anthony - 1872
...object — provided they set forth their claim in truth and perfect it in righteousness ? In deeds, 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. PULP CAVITIES. BY CE LATIMER, DDS "Prove all...
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Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the State of ...

Wisconsin. Department of Public Instruction - 1865 - 326 pages
...tuition fee. In regard to the Township District System, I have acted upon the advice of the poet, " Be not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside ;" And after due consideration, have come to the conclusion that it is not only desirable...
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