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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 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 the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Monsieur Boileau has so well enlarge-.! upon in the preface to his works : that wit and fine writing 'loth not coasist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeable...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1810
...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 do not consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...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 that are known an agreeable turn....
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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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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 4

1812
...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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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed a life of the author

Alexander Pope - 1849
...has so well eularged upon in the Preface to his Works, that wit and tine jl writing do nut consist so much in advancing things that are new, as in giving things that are known an agreeahle torn. It is impussihle for us who live in the latter ages of the world, to make ohservations...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Mons. 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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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...convinced of their truth and solidity. And here give me leave to mention what Mons. 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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