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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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English Grammar: Made Easy to the Teacher and Pupil

John Comly - 1834 - 226 pages
...that, that that gentleman has advanced, is not that, that he should have proved to your lordships." " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be. In every work regard the writer's end, Since none can compass more than they intend. And if the means...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'., Volume 18

John William Carleton - 1847 - 708 pages
...otherwise, while witnessing this latest farce of Mr. Morton. It may certainly have its faults ; still, " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." It decidedly may he classed as anti-lugubrious, and, as such, it is greatly to be commended. Go and...
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Portfolio of an Artist

1839 - 276 pages
...ONE science only will one genius fit ; So vast is art, so narrow human wit. Pope. NOTHING PERFECT. WHOEVER thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be. Pope. GLASS. WHO, when he saw the first sand or ashes, by a casual intenseness of heat, melted into...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - 1840 - 376 pages
...continually about Pope's faithlessness, forgetting what that elegant writer himself observes — " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be;'' mortification, and though he always talked with apparent indifference of such of his poems as were...
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The Yorkshire Cattle-doctor and Farrier

John C. Knowlson - 1840 - 302 pages
...use to the class of persons for whom I have intended them. In conclusion, however, I will add, that, "Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." Otley, January, 1834. JC KNOWLSON. THE COMPLETE COW-DOCTOR. OF ALL CREATURES. IN THE CREATION, FOR...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - 1840 - 354 pages
...otherwise have escaped them entirely, or have been What does even Pope himself say on this point ? " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." regarded with indifference. A humourous poem might be written by a punster, like Hood, upon the imperfect...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - 1840 - 352 pages
...talks continually about Pope's faultlessness, forgetting what that elegant writer himself observes— " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be;" mortification, and though he always talked with apparent indifference of such of his poems as were...
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Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e ..., Volumes 5-6

Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844 - 884 pages
...nos fere a vista; O todo regular e audaz nos pasma. Quem sem defeitos uma peva espera Thinks \vbat ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be. In ev'ry work regard the writer's End, Since none can compass more than they intend; And if the means be just, the conduct true, Applause,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

1845 - 842 pages
...that bank to empty benches. In like manner, with the fairest of her daughters, Eve. As Pope says, " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." Pious old gentlemen, however, pronounced her perfect, merely because they gazed on the image of the...
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Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - 1846 - 360 pages
...that bank to empty benches. In like manner, with the fairest of her daughters, Eve. As Pope says, " Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see. Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be." Pious old gentlemen, however, pronounced her perfect,merely because they gazed on the image of the...
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