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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 19
by Alexander Pope - 1859 - 478 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796 - 524 pages
...them good, As bodies perish thro' excess of blood. Others for Language all their cares express, 305 And value books, as women men, for dress; Their praise...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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 236 pages
...them good, As bodies perish thro' excess of blood. Others for Language all their care express, 305 And value books as women men, for dress : Their praise...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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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...plainness sets ofl" sprightly wit. For works may have more wit than does 'em good, As bodies perish thro'. excess of blood. Others for Language all their care...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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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 316 pages
...truth convinc'd at sight we find, That gives us hack the image of our mind. 100 As shades more sweetly recommend the light, So modest plainness sets off...For works may have more wit than does 'em good, As hodies perish tbrough excess of hlood. Others for language all their care express, 105 And value hooks...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808 - 408 pages
...works may have more »it tliui» docs them good, As bodies perish thro' excess of blood. Other» fur language all their care express, And value books,...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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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809 - 526 pages
...truth convinc'd at sight we find, That gives us back the image of our mind. As shades more sweetly recommend the light, So modest plainness sets off...'em good, As bodies perish through excess of blood. Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. False...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 312 pages
...them good, as bodies perish thro' excess of blood. Others for language all their care express, 305 and value books as women men, for dress: their praise...abound, much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. 310 False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, it's gaudy colours spreads on ev'ry place; the face...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 314 pages
...them good, as bodies perish thro' excess of blood. Others for language all their care express, 305 and value books as women men, for dress: their praise...abound, much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. 310 False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, it's gaudy colours spreads on ev'ry place; ' the face...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 536 pages
...recommend the light, So modest plainness sets off sprightly wit; For works may have more wit than does them good, As bodies perish through excess of blood. Others...express, And value books, as women men, for dress: Their praisa is still, — the style is excellent: The sense, they humbly take upon content Words are like...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 656 pages
...sprifihtly wit: For works may have more wit than does them pood, As bodies perish throngh excess of bleed. Others, for language all their care express. And value...for dress: Their praise is still — the style is excsHent; The sense they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves, and where they most abound,...
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