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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 133 pages
...trnth and solidity. And here give me leave to mentiou what Mousienr Bmlean has ao well enlarged upou imaginary beauties. AH that can furnish tliie cousist so mnch in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeahle turn....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1828
...has so ' 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 turn. It i II uncommon lights. If a reader examines Horace's "Artof Poetry he will find but few precepts in...
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The poetical works, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1828
...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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Tales and Sketches

James Lawson - Fiction - 1830 - 256 pages
...were true, we have the authority of Boileau to urge, " 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 turn." To those, also, who exclaim, that every thing written in our day is no more than what the ancients...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: With a Memoir of the Author, Notes, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1835
...truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so well enlarged on 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; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1835
...truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so well enlarged on in the preface to his works : that wit and fine writing doth not consist so much in advancing things that are rtew, as in giving things that are known an agreeable...
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The poetical works of A. Pope: including his translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope, Homer, Samuel Johnson - Poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so rt, Of Shakspeare's nature, and ofCowley's wit ; How Beaumont's judgment check'd wh consist so much in advancing things that are new as in giving things that are known an agreeahle turn....
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The Spectator: with notes and a general index, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - Literary Collections - 1836
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so very ion, imagination, and constitution. Devotion, when it does not lie under 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope, esq., to which is prefixed ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1836
...their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so well eularged upon in the preface to his works : that wit and fine writing doth not consist so mu; h in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeahle...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, esq., to which is prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1836
...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 do not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable...
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