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" H' had hard words ready to show why, And tell what rules he did it by ; Else, when with greatest art he spoke, You'd think he talked like other folk. "
Hudibras: Pome - Page 12
by Samuel Butler, John Towneley, Pierre-Henri Larcher - 1757 - 365 pages
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ...

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 1839
...children, women, old folia, and sick foUu. Паст. When with greatest art he spoke, You'd think he talked like other folk; For all a rhetorician's rules Teach nothing but to name his tools. Hvditnu. Dorilaus, having married his sister, had hi , marriage in short time blest, for so are folk...
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The Works of George Campbell, Volume 2

George Campbell - Theology - 1840
...Nature, appeared to the author- of Hudibras the utmost pitch that had even to his time been attained : For all a rhetorician's rules Teach nothing but to name his tools'. In this, however, the matter has been exaggerated by the satirist. Considerable progress had been made...
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Elements of rhetoric and literary criticism: with copious practical ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1844 - 306 pages
...words ready to show why, And tell what rules he did it by ; Else when with greatest art he spoke, You'd think he talk'd like other folk ; For all a rhetorician's...rules Teach nothing but to name his tools. But when he pleased to show 't, his speech In loftiness of sound was rich ; A Babylonish dialect, Which learned...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 37

John Holmes Agnew - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1856
...why, And tell what rules he did it by. Else, when with greatest art he spoke, You'd think he talked like other folk ; For all a rhetorician's rules Teach nothing but to name his tools. But," &c. But the clenching passage would, of course, be that describing the knight's religion : " For his...
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Wit and Humour, Selected from the English Poets

1846 - 357 pages
...words ready to show why, And tell what rules he did it by ; Else, when with greatest ait he spoke, You 'd think he talk'd like other folk ; For all a...Teach nothing but to name his tools. But, when he pleas'd to show '(., his speech, In loftiness of sound, was rich ; A Babylonish dialect, Which learned...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 pages
...ready to show why, And tell what rules he did it by ; Else, when with greatest art he spoke, You'd think he talk'd like other folk; For all a rhetorician's...Teach nothing but to name his tools. But, when he pleas'd to show 't, his speech, In loftiness of sound, was rich ; A Babylonish dialect, Which learned...
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Cyclopaedia of English literature: a selection of the choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1847
...ready to show why, And tell what rules he did it by : Ehie, when with greatest art he spoke, You'd think he talk'd like other folk ; For all a rhetorician's...Teach nothing but to name his tools. But, when he pleas'd to show't, his speech In loftiness of sound was rich ; A Babylonish dialect, Which learned...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...words, ready to shew why, And tell what rules he did it by : Else when with greatest art he spoke, Yon'd think he talk'd like other folk. For all a rhetorician's...Teach nothing but to name his tools. But, when he pleas'd to shew't, his speech In loftiness of sound was rich ; A Babylonish dialect, Which learned...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1849 - 455 pages
...appeared to the author of Hudibras the utmost pitch that had even to his time been attained . " For all a rhetorician's rules Teach nothing but to name his tools."* In this, however, the matter hath been exaggerated by the satirist. Considerable progress had been...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Biographical ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 544 pages
...why, And tell what rules he did it by ; Else, when with greatest art he spoke, Yon'd think he talked like other folk ; For all a rhetorician's rules Teach nothing but to name his tools. 1 Member* of the committees for conducting the sequestrations or receiving the compositions of the...
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