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" Though oft the ear the open vowels tire; While expletives their feeble aid do join; And ten low words oft creep in one dull line, While they ring round the same unvaried chimes, With sure returns of still expected rhymes, Where'er you find "the cooling... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ... - Page 112
by Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers, Royal Robbins - English language - 1837 - 328 pages
...charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire. Who haunt Parnassus but to please the ear, Not mend their minds ; as some to church repair,...music there. These equal syllables alone require, Though oft the ear the open vowels tire; While expletives their feeble aid do join, And ten low words...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...of the insipid smoothness which some readers are so much in love with, he has the following verses: These equal syllables alone require. Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire, While expletives their feeble aid do join. And ten low words oft creep in one dull line. The gaping...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...bright muse though thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire; Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, Not mend their...music there. These equal syllables alone require, Though oft the ear the open vowels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid do join ; And ten low words...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...seit tendere verauin Non secus ас si ůvulo rubricam dirigat uno " IT u-.. Sat. i. с l Who haunt only to divert a few young ladiee, Though oft the ear the open vowels tire * ; While expletives their feeble aid do join ; And ten low...
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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key

Alexander Reid - 1839
...charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire ; Who haunt Parnassus but to please the ear, Not mend their minds; as some to church repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there. 8. 'Tis hard to say, if greater want of skill Appear in writing, or in judging ill; But, of the two,...
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A Dictionary of Printers and Printing

Charles Henry Timperley - 1839 - 996 pages
...lines, which have the same rhyme ; as in the following example : " Who haunt Parnassus bat to please the ear, . Not mend their minds ; as some to church repair, > Not for the doctrine, but the music there." ) Braces stand before, and keep together, such articles as are of the same import, and are the subdivisions...
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The Monthly chronicle; a national journal

1840
...bright muse though thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire ; Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, Not mend their...music there. These equal syllables alone require, Though oft the ear the open vowels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid do join, And ten low words...
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The Works of George Campbell, Volume 2

George Campbell - Theology - 1840
...affirms. Of this kind precisely are the three last lines of the following quotation from Pope : — These equal syllables alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire, While expletives their feeble aid do join, And ten law wordi oft creep in ant dull line 1. But this...
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The Works of Joseph Addison, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1842
...of the insipid smoothness which some readers are so much in love with, he has the following verses: While expletives their feeble aid do join, And ten low words oft creep in one dull line. The gaping...
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Change for the American Notes: In Letters from London to New York

Henry Wood (Yorkshire journalist.) - England - 1843 - 88 pages
...who love " To please their ear, Not mend their minds,'' is shown to be just in places like these : " As some to church repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there." The remarks we overheard in coming out showed this. " Miss Birch was in capital voice today." " Pyne...
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