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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 2

Alexander Pope, John Wilson Croker, Whitwell Elwin, William John Courthope - Literary Criticism - 1871
...convinced of their troth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so A cry 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir and Notes

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 18?? - 485 pages
...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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Pope's Essay on Criticism

John Churton Collins - 1896
...constructions. With these remarks of Pope compare Addison : " 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 is impossible for us, who live in the later ages of the world, to make observations in criticism, morality,...
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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...finished epigrammatic couplets of the critic of twenty, 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.' What, for instance, could be neater or more skilful than the way in which these verges (some of which...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Austin Dobson - 1898
...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 doth not con/ sist so much in advancing Things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable...
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Chamber's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1902
...(after Boileau) in the review of the £ssav on Criticism, 'that Wit and Fine Writing doth not consist so N T P S4Q — in other words, it is concerned less with the revelation of the unattempted or the unimagined in...
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Lives of the English Poets: Cowley-Dryden

Samuel Johnson, Harold Spencer Scott - English poetry - 1905
...164. Pope follows Boileau, of whom Addison writes : — ' Give me leave to mention what he 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.'...
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Selections from the Writings of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - History - 1905 - 346 pages
...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 doth not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things 30 that are known an agreeable...
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Selections from the Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1906 - 360 pages
...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. It is impossible for us, who live in the 25 latter ages 2 of the world, to make observations in criticism,...
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Selections from the Works of Joseph Addison

Joseph Addison - 1906 - 360 pages
...of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur 20 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....
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