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" Poetry, he will find but few precepts in it which he may not meet with in Aristotle, and which were not commonly known by all the poets of the Augustan age. His way of expressing and applying them, not his invention of them, is what we are chiefly to... "
The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus - Page 23
by Alexander Pope - 1729 - 238 pages
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The Spectator, Volume 4

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1778 - 744 pages
...Ariftotle, and' which were not conmvonly known by all the poets of the Auguftart age. His way of expreiling and applying them,, not his. invention of them, is what we are chiefly to admire. For this reafon I think there is nothing in the world fo tirefome as the works of thofe critics who...
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The works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In four volumes complete. With his last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...and which " were not commonly known by all the poets of the <{ Auguftan age. His way of expreffing, and applying " them, not his invention of them, is what we are *' chiefly to atimire. " Longinus, in his reflections, has given us the fame " kind of fublime, which he obferves...
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The works of the English poets: With prefaces ..., Volume 34, Page 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...and which " were not commonly known by all the poets of the " Auguftan age. His way of exprefiing, and applying " them, not his invention of them, is...in his Refleftions, has given us the fame " kind of fublime, which he obferves in the feveral " paffages that occafioned them : I cannot but take '? notice...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...and which " were not commonly known by all the poets of the " Auguftan age. His way of expreffing, and applying " them, not his invention of them, is...what we are " chiefly to admire. " Longinus, in his Reflections, has given us the fame " kind of fublime, which he obferves in the feveral " paflages that...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 189? - 550 pages
...Aristotle, and which were not commonly known by all the poets of the Augustan age. His way of expressing, and applying them, not his invention of them, is what we are chietly to admire. " Longinus, in his Reflections, has given us the same kind of sublime, which he...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...Ariitotle, and which were not commonly known by all the poets of the Auguitan age. His way of exprelling and applying them, not his invention of them, is what we are chiefly to admire. Г> г this reafon I think there is nothing in the world fo tirelbme as the works of thofe critics...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: The dunciad, in ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1787
...commonly known by all the poets of the " Auguftan age. Hi&way of exprefling, and applying r, No 253. " them, not his invention of them, is what we are " chiefly to admire. " Longinus, in his Reflections, has given us the "" fame kind of fublime, which he obferves in the " feveral paflages...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...and which were not commonly known by " all the poets of the Auguftan age. His way of " expreffing, and applying them, not his invention " of them, is what we are chiefly to admire. " Longinus, in his Reflections, has given us the " fame kind of fublime, which he obferves in tlie " feveral paflages...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 8

English poetry - 1795
...commonly known by all the poets of the Auguf" tan age. His way of exprcffing, and applying " them, not hie invention of them, is what we " are chiefly to admire. " Longinus, in his Reflections, has given m " the fame kind of fublimc, which he obfervesih ' " the feveral partages that...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...and which were not commonly " known by all the poets of the Augustan ag.', " His way 01 expressing and applying them, not " his invention of them, is what we are chiefly to ad" mire. " Longinus, in his Reflections, has given us the " same kind of sublime which he observes...
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