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" It is impossible for us, who live in the latter ages of the world, to make observations in criticism, morality, or in any art or science, which have not been touched upon by others. We have little else left us but to represent the common sense of mankind... "
The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes [&c.] by G ... - Page 21
by Alexander Pope - 1835
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1738 - 204 pages
...by others. We have little elfe left us, but to reprefent the common Senfe of Mankind in more ftrong, more beautiful, or more uncommon Lights. If a Reader...examines Horace's Art of Poetry, he will find but very few Precepts in it, which he may not meet with in Ariftotle, and which were not commonly known...
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1729 - 238 pages
...others ; we have little elfe left us, but to reprefent " the common feafe of mankind in more ftrong, more " beautiful, or more uncommon lights. If a reader ." examines Horace's art of poetry, he will fir1d but *' few precepts in it, which he may not meet with in " ArijIotle, and which were not commonly...
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus. Written ...

Alexander Pope - Law - 1735 - 263 pages
...others ; we have little elfe left us, but to reprefent *' the common fcnfe of mankind in. more ftrong, " more beautiful, or more uncommon lights. If a " reader...few precepts in it, which he may not meet " with in AriHotle, and which were not commonly " known by all the poets of the Augujlan age. His' " way of expreffing,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1736
...others; we have little elfe left us, but to reprefent " the common fenfe of mankind in more ftrong, " more beautiful, or more uncommon lights. If a " reader...few precepts in it, which he may not meet '' with in Ariflotle, and which were not commonly " known by all the poets of the Auguflan age. His " way of expreffing,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...Mankind in more ftrong, more beautiful, or more " uncommon Lights. If a Reader examines Ht" race's Art of Poetry, he will find but few Precepts " in it, which he may not meet with in Arijlotle $ " and which were not commonly known by all the " Poets of the Auguftan Age. His Way of...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...us, but to reprefent the common fenfe of " mankind in more ftrong, more beautiful, or more un" common lights. If a reader examines Horace's Art of Poetry,...few precepts in it, which he may not meet with in Ariftotle, and which were nt>t commonly known by all the poets of the Augufen age. His way ofexpreffing,...
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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
...' thers. We have little elfe left us, but to reprefent the common fenfe- of mankind in more ftrong, more beautiful, or more uncommon lights. If a reader...but few precepts in it, which he may not meet with irt Ariftotle, and which were not commonly known by all the poets of the Auguftan age. His .way of...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...little elfe left us, but to reprefent the com" mon fenfe of mankind in more ftrong, more bean" tiful, or more uncommon lights. If a reader " examines Horace's...few precepts in it which he may not meet with " in Ariftotle, and which were not commonly " known by all the poets of the Anguftan age. " His way of expreffing,...
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The works of Alexander Pope: esq., with his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1757
..." left us, but to reprefent the common fenfe of mankind " in more ftrong, more beautiful, or ir.bre uncommon " lights. If a reader examines Horace's Art...few precepts in it which he may not " meet with in Ariftotle, and which were not commonly " known by all the poets of the Auguftan age. His. way " ofexpreffing...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: The Dunciad, in four books

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...little elfe left us, but to reprefent the com" mon fcnfe of mankind in more fIrong, more beau" tiful, or more uncommon lights. If a reader " examines Horace's Art of Poetry, he will find " bat few precepts in it which he may not meet with " in Ariftotle, and which were not commonly " known...
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