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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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The British Poets, Volume 2

1866
...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 R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 12

Education - 1866
...follow the advice of the poet: " 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." As we have now seen that prepositions are expressive of the relations which nouns, as the...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Complete and Practical Treatise on ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Elocution - 1866 - 600 pages
...country, town, and court. 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. 5. But most by numbers judge a poet's song ; And smooth or rough, with them, is right or...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...renown, thou justly mayest prefer. J. MILTON 1018 HARMONY ALONE NOT POETRY 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 please...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, with Life of the Author and Notes by J ...

James Lupton - 1867 - 526 pages
...rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old : * Ben Jonson's 'Every Man out of hia Humour.' Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...grandsires, in their doublets drest. En words, as feshions, 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. These equal syllables alone require, Though, oft the ear the open vowels tire;While expletives...
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Specimens of English poetry. For the use of Charterhouse school

English poetry - 1867 - 315 pages
...laws Of i >UD wt, sins against the Eternal Cause. POPB. ON VERSIFICATION. 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 tnneful fools admire ; Who haunt Parnassus but to...
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Treasury of choice quotations

1869
...a style. Part ii. Line 126. 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. Part ii. Line 133. These equal syllables alone require, Though oft the ear the open vowels...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

1870 - 597 pages
...moderns in their sense ; * * * * 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. FROM ESS AY ON CRITICISM. 305...
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Words and Their Uses, Past and Present: A Study of the English Language

Richard Grant White - English language - 1870 - 437 pages
...in Pope's terse injunction: 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. " Essay on Criticism" Part II. Yet Pope himself elsewhere says that great writers, " the...
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