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" People seek for what they call wit, on all subjects, and in all places ; not considering that nature loves truth so well, that it hardly ever admits of flourishing : Conceit is to nature what paint is to beauty ; it is not only needless, but impairs what... "
Letters of Mr. Pope, and Several Eminent Persons, from the Year 1705, to 1711 - Page 65
by Alexander Pope - 1735
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Mr. Pope's literary correspondence for thirty years; from 1704 to 1734 ...

Alexander Pope - Literary Collections - 1735 - 439 pages
...ouf Age will not relifh a Poem of that fort. People feck for what they call fftty on all fubjecls, and in all places ; not confidering that Nature loves...admits of flourifhing : Con^ceit is to Nature what Taint is to Beauty j it is not only needlefs, but impairs- what it wou'd improve. There is a certain...
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Faithful Shepherd

Battista Guarini, Sir Richard Fanshawe - Drama - 1736 - 260 pages
...Wit on all Subjects, and in all Pieces, not confideri^g Nature loves Truth fo well, that it rarely ever admits of flourifhing. Conceit is to Nature, what Paint is to Beauty ; it is not only needlefs, but impairs what it would improve. ..There is a certain Majefty in Simplicity which is far...
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Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope: And Several of His Friends

Alexander Pope - Authors, English - 1737 - 307 pages
...of our age will not relifh a poem of that fort. People feek for what they call Wit, on all fubjects, and in all places ; not confidering that nature loves...to nature what paint is to beauty ; it is not only needlefs, but impairs what it wou'd improve. There is a certain majefty in fimplicity which is far...
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The Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1737
...of our age will not relifh a poem of that fort. People feck for what they call wit, on all fubjefts, and in all places; not confidering that nature loves...to nature what paint is to beauty ; it is not only needlefs , but impairs what it wou'd improve. There is a certain majefty in fimplicity which is far...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...of our Age will not relifti a Poem of that Sort. People feek for what they call Wit, on all Subje&s, and in all Places ; not confidering that Nature loves...to Nature what Paint is to Beauty ; it is not only needlefe, but impairs what it wou'd improve. There is a certain Majefty in Simplicity, which is far...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...our age will not relifh a poem of that fort. People feek for what they call wit, on all fubjecr.s, and in all places ; not confidering that nature loves truth fo well, that it hardly ever admits of flourifhina;: Conceit istonaJO ture what paint is to beauty ; it is not only needlefs, but impairs...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...our age will not relifh a poem of that fort. People feek for what they call wit, on all fubjec"ls, and in all places ; not confidering that nature loves truth fo well, that it hardly ever admits of flouriming : Conceit is to nature what paint is to beauty ; it is not only r.eedlefs, but impairs what...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...will not relifh a poem of that fort. People feek for what they call wit, on all fubjetts, and in ail places ; not confidering that nature loves truth fo...to nature what paint is to beauty ; it is not only needlefs, but impairs what it would improve. There is a certain majcfty in fimplicity, which is far...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 7

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English poetry - 1760
...places; not conlidering that nature loves truth fo weH, that it hardly ever admits of flouriming : Conceit is to nature what paint is to beauty ; it is not only needlefs, but impairs what it would improve. There is a certain majefty in fimplicity which is far...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1764
...People feek for what they call wit, on all fuhjecte, and in all places; not confidering that natare loves truth fo well, that it hardly ever admits of flourifhing: Conceit is to nature what paint J3 to beauty; it is not only needlefs, but impairs what h would improve. There is a certain majefty...
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