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" And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so very well enlarged upon in the preface to his works, that wit and fine writing doth not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable turn. "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing the ... - Page 26
by Alexander Pope - 1806
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The works of Alexander Pope, Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1822
...writing doth not consist so much in ad1 Preface to his Poems, p. 18. 53. 3 Spectator, N 253. vancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable turn. It is impossible for us who live in the latter ages of the world, to make observations in criticism, morality,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1822
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so well enlarged upon in the preface to his works : That wit and fine writing doth not consist so much in ad* Preface to his Poems, p. 18. 53. 3 Spectator, N 253, vancing things that are...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - Fiction - 1823
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so very well enlarged upon in the preface to his works, that wit and fine writing do not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so very well enlarged upon in the preface to his works, that wit and fine writing do not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - Literary Collections - 1823
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so very well enlarged upon in the preface to his works, that wit and fine writing do not consist so much in advancing; things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1824
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so well enlarged upon in the preface to his works : That wit and fine writing doth not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable turn....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so well enlarged upon in the preface to his works: That wit and fine writing doth not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable turn....
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The works of Alexander Pope: esq. with notes and illustrations by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so well enlarged upon in the preface to his works : That wit and fine writing doth not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable turn....
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The poetical works of Alex. Pope. With a sketch of the author's life

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1825 - 524 pages
...of England. TESTIMONIES OF AUTHORS. 395 wit and fine writing doth not consist so much in ;ulv mieing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable turn. It is impossible for ne, who lire in the latter ages of the world, to make observations in criticism, morality,...
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The New-York Literary Gazette and Phi Beta Kappa Repository, Volume 1

1826
...Boileau, one of the greatest writers of hi, day, says " that wit and fine writing do not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeahle turn." If one author's writings suggest a thoogtt to another, which he improves, it canoot...
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