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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: esq., with his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1757
...fo well " enlarged upon in the preface to his works : That wit " and fine writing doth not confilt fo much in advancing " things that are new, as in...giving things that are known " an agreeable turn. It is impofiible for us who live in '' the latter ages of the world, to make obfervations in " criticifm,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...convinced " of their truth and folidity. And here give " me leave to mention what Monfieur Boileau " has fo well enlarged upon in the preface to " his works : That wit and fine writing doth " notconfift fo 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

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...convinced of their truth ' and folidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monfieur Boileau has lo well enlarged upon in ' the preface to his works :...that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeible turn, It is impoffible for us whojlive in the latter ages of the world, to make obfervations...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1778
...Monfieur Boileau has fo very well enlarged upon in the preface to bis works, that wit and: line wilting do not confift fo much in advancing things that are new,...known an agreeable turn. It is impoffible for us, wjio live in thelater ages of the world, to make obfervations in critieifm, morality, or in any art...
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The works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In four volumes complete. With his last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...vinced of their truth and folidity. And here give me " leave to mention what Monfieur Boileau has fo well " enlarged upon in the preface to his works :...wit « and fine writing doth not confift fo much in advanc*' ing things that are new, as in giving things that are " known an agreeable turn. It is impoffible...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Monfieur Boileau has fo well enlarged upon " in the preface to his works i That wit and fine wri" ting doth not confift fo much in advancing things " that...things that are known an '' agreeable turn. It is importable for us, who live in " the latter ages of the world, to make obfervationt " in criticifm,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...convinced of their " truth and folidity. And here give me leave to men" tion what Monfieur Boileau has fo well enlarged upon " in the preface to his works : That wit and fine wri*' ting doth not confift fo much in advancing things " that are new, as in giving things that are...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...has fo very well enlarged upon in the preface to his works, thut wit and fine writing xlo not conlirt fo much in advancing things that are 'new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable turn. It is ˇmpoiTible for us, who live in the later ages of the world, to make obfei valions in criticifm, morality,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: The dunciad, in ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...convinced of their " tr.uth and folidity. And here give me leave to men" tion whatMonfieurBoileau has fo well enlarged upon " in the preface to his works : That wit and fine wri'" ting doth not confift fo much in advancing things " that are new, as in giving things that are...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...And here give me leave to mention what Mon" fieur Boileau has fo well enlarged upon in the pre" face to his works : that wit and fine writing doth " not...that are " new, as in giving things that are known an agree" able turn. It is impoffible for us, who live in the " latter ages of the world, to make obfervations...
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