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" 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 - Page 43
by Alexander Pope - 1736
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ...

Alexander Pope - 1806
...Monfieur Boileau has fo well enlarged upon in the preface to his works : That wit and fine writing doth not confift fo much in advancing things that are new,...morality, or any art or fcience, which have not been touched upon by others ; we have little elfe left us, but to reprefent the common fenfe of mankind...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...advancing things that are new, as ingiv' ing 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, or any art or science, which have not ' been touched upon by...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...advancing things that arc new, as ill giving things that are known an agreeahle turn. It is impossihle for us, who live in the latter ages of the world, to make ohservations in criticism, morality, or any art and science, which have not heen touched upon hy others....
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...has so well enlarged upon in the Preface to his Works; that wit and line writing doth not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that arc known an agreeakle turn. It is impossible for us, who live in the latter ages of the world, to...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...well enlarged upon in the preface to his works ; that wit and fine writing doth not consist so mnch 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 latter ages of the world, to make observations in criticism, morality,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...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 tarn. It is impossible for us, who live in the latter ages of the world, to make observations in criticism,...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...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. It is impossible for us. who live in tb.e litter ages-of the world, to make observations in cri* ticism,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...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. It is impossible for us who live in the latter ages of the world, to make observations in criticism, morality,...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...public satire, has ever been the office of malevolence and folly. 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. We attend to the conversation of a beautiful woman, not because we hear, but because we see her : there...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - 1812
...upon in the preface to his works, that " wit and fine writing do not consist so much in ad" 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,...
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