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" In every work regard the writer's end, Since none can compass more than they intend; And if the means be just, the conduct true, Applause, in spite of trivial faults, is due. "
Bell's Edition - Page 48
by John Bell - 1796
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The Military [afterw.] Royal military panorama or Officer's companion, Volume 1

1812 - 724 pages
...compelled to pass over. There are certainly many things very sus ceptible of improvement, but, — " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." ADDRESS To the CONDUCTORS of the MILITARY PANORAMA, Occasioned by reading the Prospectus of that H^ark....
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Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century: pt. 1. Index to vols. 1-6. pt ...

John Nichols - 1813 - 762 pages
...corrected. In Vol. II. p. 240, there is a material error respecting the Epitaph on Mrs. Mason -j~. * "Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." -)• Which should have been printed thus : " MARY the daughter of WILLIAM SHERMAN, of Kingston-upon-Hull,...
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Gentleman's Magazine and Historical Review, Volume 84, Part 2; Volume 116

1814 - 780 pages
...subdued. In Bibliography — if in :iuy other pursuit — it may fairly and emphatically be said: •• Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall bef Yours, &c. TF DIBDIN. PS Until pointed out to me by Mr. Roscoe, I was not aware that the article...
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London and Middlesex: Or, An Historical, Commercial ..., Volume 3, Issue 2

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1815 - 918 pages
...belie the well kuown truth so aptly indicated by Pope, where he says, " WhCTr '• Whoever Ihinki a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." iBut I should be sorry to be compelled to point those faults out, lest I should rather betray my own...
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Memoirs of the life of Benj. Starkey ... written by himself, Volume 217

Benjamin Starkey - 1818 - 42 pages
...your patience and candour, you will hear me out, and, as a certain Poet justly expresses himself — " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, " Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." And as he advises, so I hope my readers will " Small faults excuse, and what they can, commend." For...
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The Literary chronicle and weekly review, Volume 2, Issues 33-83

1820 - 856 pages
...ARTS, HISTORY, THE DRAMA, MORALS, MANNERS, AND AMUSEMENTS. " In ev'ry work regard the writer's end, Since none can compass more than they intend ; And,...true, Applause, in spite of trivial faults, is due." *say on Criticism. LONDON : Printed ty Davidson, Old Boswell Court; PUBLISHED BY LIMB1RD, 365, STRAND,...
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British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences ..., Volume 10

William Nicholson - 1821 - 378 pages
...are one or two other trilling inaccuracies in the pamphlet, which afford demonstrative proof that " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." Indeed, as every work hitherto stereotyped, clearly manifests, it is not possible that first editions...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1849 - 638 pages
...No monstrous height, or hreadth, or length appear : The whole at once is hold, and regular. Whoerer thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall he. ln every work regard the writer's end, Since none can compass more than they intend ; And if the...
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A chronological history of the reign ... of George the third

William Green (A.M.) - 1821 - 148 pages
...Xnauutct Sguart. BODL L 2- COT Ml V :-~ ;"-, nn JA : U i ! U " In ev'ry work regard the writer** end, " Since none can compass more than they intend ; " And...true, " Applause, in spite of trivial faults, is due." Pope's Essay on Criticism. .. •* ,. :: i • . I il I '' :: : '. i . : ..; • .-... • . •. :•...
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American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of ..., Volume 10

William Nicholson - 1821 - 376 pages
...There are one or two other trifling inaccuracies in the pamphlet, which afford demonstrative proof that "Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." Indeed, as every work hitherto stereotyped, clearly manifests, it is not possible that first editions...
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