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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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1851 - 429 pages
...absolutely weakens it. Pope, in his Essay on Criticism, exemplifies, while he condemns this fault. " While expletives their feeble aid do join. And ten low words oft creep in ono dull line." • Rhymes may occur in consecutive, or alternate lines, or in iny other regular order,...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...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 Towels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid do join, And ten low words...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire ; 140 Who haunt Parnassus2 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 ; 145 With expletives their feeble aid do join, And ten low...
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Elements of rhetoric and literary criticism: with copious practical ...

English language - 1852 - 352 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 car the open vowels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid do join, And ten tow wc'rds...
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Rhyming dictionary for the use of young poets, with an essay on English ...

Thomas Smibert - 1852
...Allowable rhymes, bar, car, &c., err, prefer, here, hear, &c., regular, singular, war, &c. " Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, Not mend their...repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there." — POPE. No monstrous height, or breadth, or length appear, The whole at once is bold and regular."...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1853 - 480 pages
...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. 2. These, | equal syllables || alone | require, Though oft | the ear || the open | vowels tire ; While...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ...

Spectator The - 1853
...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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Rudiments of English Composition

Alexander Reid - 1854 - 134 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, 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 5 But, of the two,...
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The Spectator: With a Biographical and Critical Preface, and ..., Volume 2

1854
...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 Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 5

Joseph Addison - 1854
...insipid smoothness which some readers are so much in love with, he has the following verses. *-*i *e• These equal syllables alone require, "-.• Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire, •.•n While expletives their feeble aid jo join, And ten low words oft creep in one dull line. The...
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