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" ... in all the simplicity proper to the country; his names are borrowed from Theocritus and Virgil, which are improper to the scene of his pastorals. "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with His Last ... - Page 318
by Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - 1760
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The guardian

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1714
...which are improper to the Scene of hts Paftorals. He iat"duces Dtfhnit, Jtltxu and Thyrpt on SritiJh Plains, as Virgil had done before him on the Mantuan;...Regard to Propriety, makes choice of Names peculiar tQ the Country, and more agreeable to a Reader of Delicar cy ; luch as Haithinol, Lobhin, Cuddy, and...
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1729 - 238 pages
...which are improper to the Scene of his Paftorals. He introduces Daphnis, Alexit and Thyrjts on Britijb Plains, as Virgil had done before him on the Mantuan, Whereas Philips, who hath the ftrifteft regard to propriety, makes choice of names peculiar to the Country, and more agreeable to...
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The Guardian, Volume 1

Rob Steele - 1740
...which are improper to the Scene of his Paftorals. He introduces Daphnis, Alexis and Tbyrfa on Briti/b Plains, as Virgil had done before him on the Mantuan; whereas Philips, who hath the ftrifteft Regard to Propriety, makes choice of Names peculiar to the Country, and more agreeable to...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...Scene of his Paftorals. He introduces Daphnis, Alexis, and Thyrfts on Britijh Plains, as Virgil hath done before him on the Mantuan : Whereas Philips,...of Delicacy ; fuch as Hobbinol, Lobbin, Cuddy, and Colin Clout. 5. So eafy as Paftoral Writings may feem, (in the Simplicity we have defcribed it) yet...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...which are improper to the fcene of his paftorals. He introduces Daphnis, Alexis, and Thyrfis on Britifh plains, as Virgil had done before him on the Mantuan : Whereas Philips, who hath the ftri6teft regard to propriety, makes choice of names peculiar to the country, and more agreeable to...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...which are improper to the fcene of his paftorals. He introduces Daphnis, Alexis, and Thyrfis on Britifh plains, as Virgil had done before him on the Mantuan : Whereas Philips, who hath the ftri&eft regard to propriety, makes choice of names peculiar to the country, and more agreeable to...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1752
...which are improper to the fcene of his paftorals. He introduces Daphnis, Alexis, and Thyrlls on Britifh plains, as Virgil had done before him on the Mantuan : Whereas Philips, who hath the ftridleft regard to propriety, makes choice of names peculiar to the country, and more agreeable to...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...which are improper to the fcene of his paftorals. He introduces Daphnis, Alexis, and Thyrfis on Britifh plains, as Virgil had done before him on the Mantuan: Whereas Philips, who hath the ftrifteft regard to propriety, makes choice of names peculiar to the country, and more agreeable to...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...Alexis, and Thyrfis on Britifh plains, as Virgil hath done before him on the Mantuan. Whereas Phillips, who hath the ftricteft regard to propriety, makes...of delicacy ; fuch as Hobbinol, Lobbin, Cuddy, and Colin Clout" One would think that the irony in this paffage, to fay nothing of the reft, was too obvious...
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The life of Alexander Pope; with a critical essay on his writings and genius

Owen Ruffhead - 1769
...Britifh plains, as Virgil hath done before him on the Mantuan. Whereas Phillips, who hath the ftri£teft regard to propriety, makes choice of names peculiar...of delicacy ; fuch as Hobbinol, Lobbin, Cuddy, and Colin Clout," • One would think that the irony in this paffage, to fay nothing of the reft, was too...
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