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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 Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 22

1865 - 736 pages
...style, and avoiding the archaisms as well as novelties of the day. The old rule remains good : " Be not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." We do not intend, in this brief notice, to enter into a criticism of Webster's Dictionary....
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 22

1865 - 734 pages
...style, and avoiding the archaisms as well as novelties of the day. The old rule remains good : " Be not the first by whom the new is tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." We do not intend, in this brief notice, to enter into a criticism of Webster's Dictionary....
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1865 - 980 pages
...apes oar grandsires, in their doublets dressed. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, AYike 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 asile. But moit by numbers judge ะป poet's song;...
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From Knowledge to Power: The Rise of the Science Empire in France, 1860-1939

Harry W. Paul - 1985 - 432 pages
...The idea of science as a cumulative enterprise led to the policy neatly put in Pope's advice to be not the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet the last to cast the old aside. Sometimes the demands of the system for general courses covering a wide range of...
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The Past is a Foreign Country

David Lowenthal - 1985 - 522 pages
...THE 'QUERELLE' TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT 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 try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the Old aside. Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism71 The vices...
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FCC Telephone Price Cap Proposal: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance - 1988 - 780 pages
...experiences to this Congress to improve and upgrade and to sit in judgment somewhat on the old theory of, be not the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet the last to lay the old aside, and I think that's kind of what you're saying. Mr. White, we'd recognize you for 2 minutes,...
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Offense to Others

Joel Feinberg - 1988 - 351 pages
...that is unfair and morally unsettling. It is true by definition that the vast majority of people are "not the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet the last to cast the old aside." The vast majority, then, have little to fear from laws derived from the restricted...
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From Artifact to Habitat: Studies in the Critical Engagement of Technology

Gayle L. Ormiston - 1990 - 236 pages
...unilaterally, not for those who "follow the crowd." (What better counterargument to the old saw: Be not the first by whom the new is tried nor yet the last to cast the old aside?) The resulting quandary about whether to invest in the laborsaving device has been...
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Critical Issues in Foreign Language Instruction

Ellen S. Silber - 1991 - 320 pages
...Alexander Pope's advice on publishing a successful text (cited in Schramm 1955, 129) is still apt: Be not the first by whom the new is tried. Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. 1ssues in materials development 1n this section, 1 examine at some length what 1 take to...
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The Columbia Guide to Standard American English

Kenneth George Wilson - 1993 - 508 pages
...famous comparison of fashions in dress and other manners with fashions in language: Introduction xi 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. An Essay on Criticism, II. 133-136. The Columbia...
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