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" A mutual commerce makes Poetry flourish : but then poets, like merchants, should repay with something of their own what they take from others : not, like pirates, make prize of all they meet. "
The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ... - Page 57
by Alexander Pope - 1812
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Elegant Epistles: Or, A Copious Collection of Familiar and Amusing Letters,

Vicesimus Knox, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Pliny (the Younger.), William Melmoth - English letters - 1790 - 798 pages
...commerce makes poetry flourilh; but then poets, like merchants, Ihould repay with fomething of their o.vn what they take from others; not, like pirates, make prize of all they meet. 1 delire you to tell me fincerely, if I have not ftretched this licence too far in thefe palbrah; I...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing ..., Volume 7

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1806
...mutual commerce makes poetry flourifh ; but then poets, like merchants, mould repay with fomething of their own what they take from others ; not, like pirates, make prize of all they meet. I defire you to tell me fmcerely, if I have not ftretched this ' He Ihould rather have faid, the prr/tHion...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Verse and Prose, Volume 7

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles, William Warburton, Joseph Warton - Literary Criticism - 1806
...mutual commerce makes poetry flourifh ; but then poets, like merchants, mould repay with fomething of their own what they take from others ; not, like pirates, make prize of all they meet. I defire you to tell me fincerely, if I have not ftretched this a He fhould rather have faid, the perfection...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ...

Alexander Pope - 1806
...mutual commerce makes poetry flourifh ; but then poets, like merchants, mould repay with fomething of their own what they take from others ; not, like pirates, make prize of all they meet. I defire you to tell me fincerely, if I have not ftretched this d He fhould rather have faid, the perfection...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...fruit; but by being grafted upon others may yield variety. A mutual commerce makes poetry flourish ; but then poets, like merchants, should repay with...pirates, make prize of all they meet. I desire you tell me sincerely, if I have not stretched this licence too far in these Pastorals : I hope to become...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 7

Alexander Pope - 1822
...fruit, but by being grafted upon others may yield variety. A mutual commerce makes poetry flourish ; but then poets, like merchants, should repay with...this licence too far in these pastorals ? I hope to beĽ He should rather have sfiid, the perfection qf conception. W. come a critic by your precepts,...
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The works of Alexander Pope, Volume 7

Alexander Pope - 1822
...fruit, but by being grafted upon others may yield variety. A mutual commerce makes poetry flourish ; but then poets, like merchants, should repay with...this licence too far in these pastorals ? I hope to be6 He should rather have said, the perfection of conception. W. come a critic by your precepts, and...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 8

Alexander Pope - History - 1824
...fruit, but by being grafted upon others, may yield variety. A mutual commerce makes poetry flourish ; but then poets, like merchants, should repay with something of their own * He should rather have said, the perfection of conception. Warburton. what they take from others;...
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Miscellaneous Writings of the Late Dr. Maginn, Volume 5

William Maginn - 1857
...grafted.] " A mutual commerce," adds the advocate of the petty-larceny gentlemen, " makes poetry flourish ; but then poets, like merchants, should repay with...;* not like pirates, make prize of all they meet." [And to which class does Moore belong ? With what treasure of his own does he repay all that he so...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Correspondence

Alexander Pope, John Wilson Croker, Whitwell Elwin, William John Courthope - 1871
...fruit, but by being grafted upon others may yield variety. A mutual commerce makes poetry flourish ; but then poets, like merchants, should repay with...meet. I desire you to tell me sincerely, if I have not stretehed this licence too far in these Pastorals ? I hope to become a critic by your precepts, and...
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