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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. "
Principles of Rhetoric and Their Application - Page 29
by Adams Sherman Hill - 1878
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...grandsires in their doublets drest. In wards, as fashions, the same rule will hold, Alike fantastic, if to new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by Numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...advice of the poet with regard to both the forernentioned sorts of barbarism^ is extremely good.;-...h . ..1 In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike fantastic, if too new or old : Be" not tue first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside f. PAST III....By the use...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...yesterday ; 33 And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets drest. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by Numbers judge a poet's song, And smooth...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...reject as they were to adopt them; and they seldom long survive the occasion that gave them birth. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold, •...too new or old. Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the List to lay the old aside. Pope's Essay on Criticism. We cannot forbear to join...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...seldom long survive the occasion that gave them birth. In words, as fashions, the same rule i\ 111 hold, . Alike fantastic, if too new or old. Be not the first by whom the new are try'J, Nor yetthe last to lay the old aside. Pope's Essay on Criticism. We cannot forbear to join in...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...yesterday; And but so mimic ancient wits at best; As apes our grandsires, in their doublets drest. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike...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
...yesterday ; J And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets drest. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike...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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...yesterday ; J And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets dress'd. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike...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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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...yesterday ; And but so mimic ancient wits at best, As apes our grandsires in their doublets dress'd. In words as fashions the same rule will hold, Alike...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 Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1808 - 420 pages
...advice of the poet with regard to both the beforementioned sorts of barbarism, is extremely good. • In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold ; Alike...new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are try'd, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside *. PART III. — By the use of good words new-modelled....
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