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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. "
Elements of general knowledge: introductory to useful books in the principal ... - Page 109
by Henry Kett - 1805
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A Treatise on the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language

Alexander Crombie - English language - 1809 - 425 pages
...barbarism. It has now obtained a permanent establishment, and is justly admitted by every lexicographer. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike...new or old : Be not the first, by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. I'vpe's Essay on Criticism. In short, in this, as in...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809 - 1016 pages
...yesterday ! * And but so mimic anlient wits at best, \s apes our grands.in.-s, in their doublets drcst. ent like a rose when I'm dead. 62. The Ant, or...emmets, how little they are in our eyes! We tread t tried, Nor yet' the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song 4 And smooth...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets drest. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if 100 new or old : Be not the first by whom th'e new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside....
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810
...yesterday ; 330 and but so mimic ancient wits at best, as apes our grandsires in their doublets drest, in words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; alike...old : be not the first by whom the new are try'd, 335 nor yet the last to lay the old aside, But most by numbers judge a poet's song; and smooth or rough,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the Same rule will bold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's soop; [338 And smooth or rough, with...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best. As apes ourgrandsires in their doubtlets drest. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold. Alike fantastic, if too new, or old j Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers...
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The Teacher's Assistant in English Composition, Or, Easy Rules for Writing ...

John Walker - English language - 1810 - 263 pages
...advice of our most elegant poet, Pope : In words, as fashions, the same rule will bold, Alike fantastick 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 tn Criticism, (4) Cress of great importance te...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...doubtlcts drest. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic, if too new, or old , lie not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the lost to lay the old aside. But rnost by numbers jndce a poet's song10, And smooth, or rough, with them,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - 1812
...yesterday ; 330 \ And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets drest. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike...old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or rough...
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