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" That wit and fine writing doth not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable turn. "
The Works of Alexander Pope - Page 43
by Alexander Pope - 1736
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The Spectator. ...

1712
...Boiteaa has fo very well enlarged upon in the Preface to his Works, that Wit and fine Writing doth not confift fo much in advancing Things that are new,...known an -agreeable Turn. It is impoffible, for us who who live in.the later Ages of the World, to make Obfervations in Criticifm, Morality, or in any Art...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1738 - 204 pages
...Monfieur Boileau has fo very well enlarged upon in the Preface to his Works, that Wit and fine Writing do not confift fo much in advancing Things that are new,...World, to make Obfervations in Criticifm, Morality, or in any Art or Science, which have not been touched upon by others. We have little elfe left us, but...
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1729 - 238 pages
...in the preface to his works : That wit, and " fine writing, doth not confift fo much in advancing f things that are new, as in giving things that are " known an agreeable turn. It is impolfible for us " who live in the latter ages of the world, to make ?' observations ln criticifm,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...Boileau has fo " well enlarged upon, in the Preface to his Work* : " That Wit and fine Writing doth not confift fo * much in advancing things that are new, as in " -giving Things that are new an agreeable Turn. " It is impoffible for us who live in the latter Ages " of the World, to make...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...upon in the preface to his works : That " wit and fine writing doth not contort fo much in advan" cing things that are new, as in giving things that are...who " live in the latter ages of the world, to make obferva" tions in criticifm, morality, or any art or fcience, " which have not been touch'd upon by...
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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
...fo much in advancing diiAgs ', ti . :jj iJ .< "-bet vvc fv>fa 3i^. ibat that are new, as1 in giving things that are known an agreeable turn....make obfervations in criticifm, morality, or any art anft fcience, which have not been touched upon by o- ' thers. We have little elfe left us, but to reprefent...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: The Dunciad, in four books

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...Boileau has fo well enlarged upon in the " preface to his works : That wit and fine writing " doth not confift fo much in advancing things that " are..." agreeable turn. It is impoffible for us who live * Spectator, " in the latter ages of the world, to make obferva" tions in criticifm, morality, or any...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English poetry - 1760
...has fo well enlarged upon in the preface to " his works : That wit and fine writing doth " notconfift fo much in advancing things that " are new, as in...morality, or any art or fcience, which have not been touched upon by others ; we have little elfe left us, but to reprefent the common fenfe of mankind...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1764
...Boileau has fo well enlarged up. on in the preface to his works : That wit and fine writing doth not confift fo much in advancing things that are...morality, or any art or fcience, which "have not been touched upon by others; we have little elfe left us, but to reprefent the common fenfe of mankind...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1777 - 195 pages
...Monfieur Boileau has lo well enlarged upon in ' the preface to his works : That wit and fine writing doth not confift fo much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeible turn, It is impoffible for us whojlive in the latter ages of the world, to make obfervations...
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