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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. "
Specimens of the British poets - Page 10
by British poets - 1809
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A dictionary of the English language

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1854
...recommendation in this respect : In word*, ns 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. — Рорв. t Except in Greek and foreign words, as system, tyrant, myrrh, alcJtymy, &c....
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Rudiments of English Composition

Alexander Reid - 1854 - 134 pages
...which can immortal glory give To her own virtues, must for ever live. 7. But most by numbers 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 but to...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...grandsires in their 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,...the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, I And smooth or rough with them is right or wrong: In the bright muse though thousand...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with memoir, critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1856
...in their 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 last to lay the old aside. 1 ' Unlucky 83 Fungoso : ' see Ben Johnson's ' Every Man in his Humour.' But most by numbers...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1856 - 315 pages
...in their 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 last to lay the old aside. 1 ' Unlucky as Fungoso : ' see Ben Johnson's ' Every Han in his Humour.1 But most by numbers...
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English style

George Frederick Graham - 1857
...that we can follow : — " 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." GRAMMATICAL ERRORS. 4. Grammatical errors are common to almost all our early great authors...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - 1857
...different subjects sort. As several garbs with country, town, and court. But most by numbers 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 but to...
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1857 - 412 pages
...heavy mules' are neither horse' nor ass*. POPE. 39. HARMONY OF EXPRESSION. BUT most by numbers 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 but to...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with a life, Volume 2

Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - 1859
...grandsires in their doublets drest. 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...the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or rough with them is right or wrong . In the bright Muse though thousand...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1859 - 435 pages
...barbarism is extremely good. " In words, as fashions, the same rule will holdAlike 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."* PART III. By the Use of Good Words new-modelled. The third species of barbarism is that...
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