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" In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. "
The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education - Page 211
1855
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. The CHOICE of HERCULES: FROM THE GREEK OF PRODICUS. fSPENCE) Now had the son of Jove, mature,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...doublets drest. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or rongh with them is right or wrong...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...doublets dresr. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old. I ie not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song ; And smooth or rough with them is right or wrong...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...doublets dress'd. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth or rough with them is right or wrong:...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...doublets dress'd. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if too new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by nnmbers judge a poet's song, , And smooth or rough with them is right or wrong:...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...ancient times. In wordi, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastie, if tco new or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. Pape'i Essay on Criticism. See the observations on this subject, pages 59 — 61, and bl,...
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A Treatise on the Etymology and Syntax of the English Language

Alexander Crombie - English language - 1809 - 425 pages
...lexicographer. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old : Be not the first, by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. I'vpe's Essay on Criticism. In short, in this, as in every other question on this subject,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...doublets drcst. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old. Be they are in our eyes! We tread thein to dust, and a troop of them di old aside. But most by numbers judge a poet's song 4 And smooth or rough with them is rightonvroug:...
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Essays: on the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 6

James Beattie - Classical education - 1809
...newest of the old words, and the oldest of the new, or that they are unattentive to Pope's precept, Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.* We must not suppose, that these poetical words never occur at all, except in poetry. Even...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...doublets drest. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic if 100 new or old : Be not the first by whom th'e new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by numbers jndge a poet's song. And smooth or rough with them is right or wrong:...
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