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" Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. "
The Principles of Eloquence - Page 246
1842
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Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus with Explanations: And ...

Proverbs - 1814 - 139 pages
...who, though unlearned, is silent, than a loquacious blockhead. For as the poet observes, " Words arc like leaves, and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath, is rarely found." Qui nescit dissimulare, nescit regnare. " Chi non sa fingere, non sa vivere," who knows not how to...
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Patronage, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1814 - 431 pages
...mind him; never speak till you've O 2 something to say, and then say only what you have to say." " Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, * Much fruit of solid sense is seldom found." Friend now congratulated Alfred with all his honest affectionate heart,...
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Patronage, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - 1814 - 431 pages
...mind him ; never speak till you've OS something to say, and then say only what you have to say." " Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, " Much fruit of solid sense is seldom found." Friend now congratulated Alfred with all his honest affectionate heart,...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Readers - 1816 - 392 pages
...of all wit is truth ; and no thought can be valuable, of \\hich good sense is not the grouudwo»k. Words are like leaves, and where they most abound Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. How different is the view of past life, in the man who is grown old in knowledge and wisdom, from that...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - 1817
...know not where the remaining lines could be more appositely exemplified than in the volume before us. Words are like leaves ; and where they most '•....rarely found. False eloquence, like the prismatic gluss, Its gaudy colour* spreads on every place; The fac^ of ruiture we no more survey, AU glares alike...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 1

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - Literary Criticism - 1817
...more appositely exemplified •than in the volume brfore us. Word* are like leaves; and yrheie the; most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely...eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spread* on every place.; The face of nature we no more survey, .•IU glares alike without distinction...
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The Microscope, Volumes 1-2

Cornelius Tuthill - 1820
...GENTLEMEN. NEW-HAVEN, (Conn.) PUBLISHED BT AH MALTBY & CO. No. 15.] TUESDAY, MAY 9, 1820. [VOL. I. Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound,...the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spreads on every place ; The face of nature ire no more survey, All glares alike, without distinction gay : But...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...dress: Their praise is st'll—' the style is excellent;' The sense they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves; and where they most abound...the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spreads on every place ; The face of Nature we no more survey, All glares alike, without distinction gay ; But...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822
...dress : Their praise is still, — The Style is excellent ; The Sense, they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found : 310 False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spreads on ev'ry place ; NOTES....
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