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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. "
La Belle Assemblée - Page 16
1808
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Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope

Horace, Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1812 - 171 pages
...hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new, or 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...In the bright Muse tho' thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire; 340 Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, Not mend...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

Literary Criticism - 1845
...another striking instance of sliding, unconsciously, from critic to poet. " But most by numbers jndge 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 hannt Parnassus...
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Pleasantries, in rhyme and prose

George Brewer - 1819
...these rhymes are of the modern high standard and measure, I am not one of those of whom Pope said, " But most by numbers, judge a Poet's song, And smooth,...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,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1819 - 408 pages
...wintry time will quickly pass, Section iV. " " • * * " • • . ON VERSIFICATION. Many by Number 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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1819 - 408 pages
...quickly pass, And one unbounded spring encircle all. Section 1Y. t ON VERSIFICATION, Many by Number judge a Poet's song ; And smooth or rough, with them, is right or wrong; In the bright Mu^e though thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire ; Who haunt Parnassus...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...nor Critics' pass, As heavy mules' are neither horse' nor ass'. Pope. 41. — Harmony of Expression. BUT most, by numbers judge a poet's song ; And smooth or rough, with them is right or In the bright Muse though thousand charms conspire, Who haunt Parnassus but to please the ear, f Not...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1820 - 345 pages
...words, as fashions, the Fame rule will hold ; A'ilte fantastic, il'too new or old : Be not the first hy whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.* 1 10. By the usf of good words new modelled. The third species of harharism, is that produced...
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...doublets dress'd. 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...rough, with them, is right or wrong: In the bright Muse though thousand charms conHervoice is all these tuneful fools admire; [spire, Who haunt Parnassus but...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822
...T Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But rrost by Numbers judge a Poet's song, And smooth or rough,...In the bright Muse, tho' thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire ; 340 Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, Not...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1853
...Felicitous rhyming, however, has often disarmed the just indignation of the public ; for, as Pope has it, " Most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or...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...
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