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" Consult the Genius of the Place in all; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall; Or helps th... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays - Page 187
by Alexander Pope - 1751
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From Milton to Tennyson: Masterpieces of English Poetry

Louis Du Pont Syle - 1894 - 488 pages
...gains all points, who pleasingly confounds, 55 Surprises, varies, and conceals the Bounds. Or scoops in circling theatres the Vale ; 60 Calls in the Country,...catches op'ning glades, Joins willing woods, and varies shades from shades ; Now breaks, or now directs th' intending Lines ; Paints as you plant, and, as...
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From Milton to Tennyson: Masterpieces of English Poetry

Louis Du Pont Syle - 1894 - 496 pages
...gains all points, who pleasingly confounds, 55 Surprises, varies, and conceals the Bounds. Consult the Genius of the Place in all ; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall; Or helps th' ambitious Hill the heav'ns to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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Transactions, Volume 3

East Riding Antiquarian Society - 1895 - 368 pages
...arch to bend, To swell the terrace, or to sink the grot; In all let Nature never be forgot. Consult the genius of the place in all, That tells the waters or to rise, or fall, Or helps the ambitious hill the heavens to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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Selected Poems: The Essay on Criticism ; The Moral Essays

Alexander Pope - 1896 - 136 pages
...hide. He gains all points who pleasingly confounds, Surprises, varies, and conceals the bounds. Consult the genius of the place in all ; That tells the waters or to rise or fall ; Or helps th' ambitious hill the heavens to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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English Literature An Illustrated Record in Eight Volumes.Volume III-Part II ...

1903
...; but here are verses which are entirely serious, and intended to be thoroughly poetical : Consult the genius of the place in all ; That tells the waters or to rise or fall, Or helps the ambitious hill the heavens to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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From Milton to Johnson

Richard Garnett - 1903 - 504 pages
...; but here are verses which are entirely serious, and intended to be thoroughly poetical : Consult the genius of the place in all ; That tells the waters or to rise or fall, Or helps the ambitious hill the heavens to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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English Literature: From Milton to Johnson, by Edmund Goose

Richard Garnett - 1903 - 512 pages
...; but here are verses which are entirely serious, and intended to be thoroughly poetical : Consult the genius of the place in all ; That tells the waters or to rise or fall, Or helps the ambitious hill the heavens to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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Modern English Literature: A Short History

Edmund Gosse - 1907 - 440 pages
...but here are verses which are entirely serious, and intended to be thoroughly poetical : " Consult the genius of the place in all; That tells the waters or to rise or fall, Or helps the ambitious hill the heavens to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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Mr. Pope, His Life and Times, Volume 2

George Paston - 1909 - 430 pages
...This is versified in the couplet : The gardener who follows the dictates of good sense will Consult the genius of the place in all, That tells the waters or to rise or fall ; Or helps the ambitious hill the heavens to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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At Prior Park: And Other Papers

Austin Dobson - 1912 - 342 pages
...hide. He gains all Points, who pleasingly confounds, Surprises, varies and conceals the Bounds. Consult the Genius of the Place in all; That tells the Waters or to rise, or fall ; Or helps th' ambitious Hill the heav'ns to scale, Or scoops in circling theatres the...
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