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" And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so very well enlarged upon in the preface to his works, that wit and fine writing doth not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable turn. "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing the ... - Page 26
by Alexander Pope - 1806
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The Spectator. ...

1712
...convinced of their Truth and Solidity. And here give me Leave to mention what Monfieur Boiteaa has fo very well enlarged upon in the Preface to his Works, that...known an -agreeable Turn. It is impoffible, for us who who live in.the later Ages of the World, to make Obfervations in Criticifm, Morality, or in any Art...
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1729 - 238 pages
...convinc'd of their " truth, and folidhy. And here give me leave to " mention what Monfieur Boileau has fo well enlarged " upon in the preface to his works :...fine writing, doth not confift fo much in advancing f things that are new, as in giving things that are " known an agreeable turn. It is impolfible for...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1738 - 204 pages
...convinced of their Truth and Solidity. And here give me Leave to mention what Monfieur Boileau has fo very well enlarged upon in the Preface to his Works, that Wit and fine Writing do not confift fo much in advancing Things that are new, as in giving Things that are known an agreeable...
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The Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1736
...convinc'd of their " truth, and folidity. And here give me leave to " mention what Monfieur Boileau has fo well enlarged " upon in the preface to his works : That wit and " fine writing 4oth not confift fo much in advancing " things that are new, as in giving things that are " known an...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...leave to mention what Monfieur Boileau has fo " well enlarged upon, in the Preface to his Work* : " That Wit and fine Writing doth not confift fo *...things that are new, as in " -giving Things that are new an agreeable Turn. " It is impoffible for us who live in the latter Ages " of the World, to make...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...convinced of their truth and folidity. And here " give me leave to mention what Monfieur Boileau has fo " well enlarged upon in the preface to his works : That " wit and fine writing doth not contort fo much in advan" cing things that are new, as in giving things that are " known an agreeable...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1752
...tjjeir truth and (x>li " dity. And here give me leave to mention wlu " Monfieur Boileau has fo well enlarged upon in the " preface to his works : That wit and line writing d</tl> " not confift fo much in advancing thing* that ar<- < w, " as in giving things...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 5

Theophilus Cibber, Thomas Coxeter - Poets, English - 1753
...-of -their truth and fo> lidity. And here give me leave to mention, what Moniienr Boileau: has.fo' well, enlarged upon,!" in the preface to his works ;. that wit and fine-writing do not confift fo much in advancing diiAgs ', ti . :jj iJ .< "-bet vvc fv>fa...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...convinced of their truth and foli" dity. And here give me leave to mention what " Monfieur Boileau has fo well enlarged upon in the " preface to his works :...known an " agreeable turn. It is impoffible for us who lire r Spectator, N 253. " in the latter ages of the world, to make obferva" tions in criticifm,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: The Dunciad, in four books

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...convinced of their truth and fbli" dity. And here give me leave to mention what " Monfieur Boileau has fo well enlarged upon in the " preface to his works :..." agreeable turn. It is impoffible for us who live * Spectator, " in the latter ages of the world, to make obferva" tions in criticifm, morality, or any...
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