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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ... - Page 55
by Alexander Pope - 1812
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Letters of Mr. Pope, and Several Eminent Persons, from the Year ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1735
...Places ; not confidering that Nature loves Truth fo well, that it hardly ever admits of flourifhing : Conceit is to Nature what Paint is to Beauty ; it is not only needlels, but impairs what it wou'd improve. There is a certain Majefty in Simplicity which is far...
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Faithful Shepherd

Battista Guarini, Sir Richard Fanshawe - Drama - 1736 - 260 pages
...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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The Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1737
...places; not confidering that nature loves truth fo well, that it hardly ever admits of flourifhing : Conceit is 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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Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope: And Several of His Friends

Alexander Pope - Authors, English - 1737 - 307 pages
...places ; not confidering that nature loves truth fo well, that it hardly ever admits of flourifhing. Conceit is 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
...Places ; not confidering that Nature loves Truth fo well, that it hardly ever admits of flourifhing ; Conceit is 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: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...places ; not confidering that nature loves truth fo well, that it hardly 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 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, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...places ; not confidering that nature loves truth fo well, that it hardly 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 fimplicity, which is far...
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The beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...places; not confidering that nature loves truth, fo well, that it hardly -ever admits of flourifhing,. Conceit is to nature what paint is to beauty ; it is not only needlefs, but impairs what it wouldimprove. There is a certain majefty in fimplicky,. which is far...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - Poetry - 1788
...places; not considering that nature loves truth, fo well, that it hardly ever admits of flourifliing : 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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