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" And value books, as women men, for dress : Their praise is still — the style is excellent ; The sense, they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 81
by Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796 - 524 pages
...of blood. Others for Language all their cares express, 305 And value books, as women men, for dress; Their praise is still—" The style is excellent ;"...leaves, and where they most abound, Much fruit of senie beneath is rarely found. 310 False eloquence, like the prismatic glas*, Its gaudy colours spreads...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1801 - 424 pages
...draw the reader to a wrong pronunciation of the word, in compliance with the rhythmus of the verse. Their praise is still, the style is excellent : The sense they humbly take upon content. Pope. But a stress upon the last syllable of this word must be avoided, as the most childish and ridiculous...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 236 pages
...of blood. Others for Language all their care express, 305 And value books as women men, for dress : Their praise is still — the style is excellent ;...abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. 310 False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spreads on ev'ry place ; The face...
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A Satirical View of London; Or, A Descriptive Sketch of the English ...

John Corry - 1804 - 230 pages
...sometimes pleasing and sometimes tiresome to his auditory. Our most sensible poet observes, that " Words are like leaves, and where they most abound Much fruit of sense beneath, is rarely found." This is applicable to the Irish orator ; but the true cause of his volubility, is the sprightliness...
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The Youth's Magazine, Or, Evangelical Miscellany

1836 - 498 pages
...was ever seen ; the most elegant woman ; the most superb lettuce ; the most splendid ride, &c. &c. Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath, is rarely found ! 3. The incautious tongue ; which generally moves without due consideration ; well meaning, with good...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...excess of blood. Others for Language all their care express, And value books, as women men, for Dress: Their Praise is still, — the Style is excellent...abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found, Falsa eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spreads on ev'ry place 5 The lace of nature...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 422 pages
...lacte coacto ; Et, si non fugias, riguo formosior horto.f There are seven more lines of comparison. 22. False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gaudy...more survey, All glares alike without distinction gay.t The * Idyll. KV*A. f Metam. xiii. 789. + Ver. 311. / The nauseous affectation of expressing every;...
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The Principles of Eloquence: Adapted to the Pulpit and the Bar

Jean Siffrein Maury - 1807 - 298 pages
...pompous expressions, vulgar ideas, and that affectation of wit, which is incompatible with Eloquence. ' Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound*...the prismatic glass, ' Its gaudy colours spreads on ev"ry place ; ' The face of Nature we no more survey, ' All glares alike, without distinction gay :...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808 - 328 pages
...excess of blood. Others for language all their care express, And value books, as women men, for dress : Their praise is still — ' the style is excellent...every place ; The face of nature we no more survey, Ail glares alike, without distinction gay ; Hut true expression, like the' unchanging sun, Clears and...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808 - 408 pages
...excess of blood. Other» fur language all their care express, And value books, as women men, for dress : Their praise is still — " The style is excellent...they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves; aivd where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rnrely found. False eloquence, like the...
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