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" In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. "
Specimens of the British poets - Page 10
by British poets - 1809
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The national fifth reader: containing a complete and practical ..., Book 5

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Literary Criticism - 1866 - 600 pages
...country, town, and court. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. 5. But most by numbers judge a poet's song ; And smooth or rough, with them, is right or...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...renown, thou justly mayest prefer. J. MILTON 1018 HARMONY ALONE NOT POETRY BUT most by numbers judge a poet's song, and smooth or rough, with them, is right or wrong ; in the bright muse though thousand charms conspire, her voice is all these tuneful fools admire; who haunt Parnassus but to please...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with life of the author and notes by J ...

Alexander Pope - 1867
...rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old : * Ben Jonson's 'Every Man out of hia Humour.' Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or rough with them is right or wrong: In the bright Muse though thousand...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...grandsires, in their doublets drest. En words, as feshions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. These equal syllables alone require, Though, oft the ear the open vowels tire;While expletives...
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Specimens of English poetry. For the use of Charterhouse school

English poetry - English poetry - 1867 - 315 pages
...laws Of i >UD wt, sins against the Eternal Cause. POPB. ON VERSIFICATION. BUT most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or rough, with them, is right or wrong : In the bright Muse, though thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tnneful fools admire ; Who haunt Parnassus but to...
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Treasury of choice quotations

Treasury - History - 1869
...a style. Part ii. Line 126. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic, if too new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. Part ii. Line 133. These equal syllables alone require, Though oft the ear the open vowels...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - History - 1870 - 597 pages
...moderns in their sense ; * * * * In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old : Be not the first by whom the new are...the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or rough, with them, is right or wrong. FROM ESS AY ON CRITICISM. 305...
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Words and Their Uses, Past and Present: A Study of the English Language

Richard Grant White - English language - 1870 - 437 pages
...in Pope's terse injunction: In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold. Alike fantastic if too new or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. " Essay on Criticism" Part II. Yet Pope himself elsewhere says that great writers, " the...
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Willson's Intermediate Fifth Reader: On the Original Plan of the School and ...

Marcius Willson - Readers and speakers - 1870 - 372 pages
...new words on the other. ' ' In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold Alike fantastic if too new, or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried', Nor yet the last' to lay the old aside1. POPE. 7. Ambiguity of expression is a common fault of careless writers; and no language...
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Atlantic essays

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - 1871 - 341 pages
...caution which it quoted : " In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic, if too new or old; Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." Especially do not indulge any fantastic preference for cither Latin or Anglo-Saxon, "the...
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