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" Heaven derive their light. These born to judge, as well as those to write. Let such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well. "
The Theological, Philosophical and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William ... - Page 137
by William Jones - 1801
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...writers are scarce enough ; but then, I ask, where are the people that know how to read ?" 3. Let such teach others who themselves excel. And censure freely who have written well, j It is somewhere remarked by Dryden, I think, that none but a poet is qualified to judge of a poet....
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 5

Charles Brockden Brown - American literature - 1806
...obtainable by a constant attachment to the most finished performances of art. And when he adds, Let such teach others who themselves excel ; And censure freely who have written well, the maxim is not less erroneous : for the best poets are not always the surest critics, as in the case...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...must alike from Heaven derive their light, These born to judge, as well as those to write. Let such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well. Authors are partial to their wit, 'tis true, But are not critics to their judgment too ? Yet if we...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...must alike from Heaven derive their light, These born to judge, as well as those to write. Let such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well. Authors are partial to their wit, 'tis true, But are not critics to their judgment too ? Yet if we...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...must alike from Heav'n derive their light, These born to jndge, as well as those to write. .Let such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well. Authors are partial to their wit, 'tis true, But are not critics to their jndgment too ? Yet if we...
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The Theological and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William Jones ..., Volume 6

William Jones - Anglican Communion - 1810
...printed, the faults and abuses which every preacher should study to avoid : * See vol. III. disc. 4. and, as it may be of much service to some readers,...censure freely who have written well. " A preacher should avoid rambling upon general " or trivial subjects; such as are not to the purpose; " nor adapted...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...alike from Heaven derive their lightę These born to judge, as well as those to write. ' Let' such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well. Authors arc partial to their wit, 'tis true; But are not critics to their judgment too? Yet if we look...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...must alike from heav'n derive their light, These horn to judge, as well as those to write. Let such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well. Author* Authors are partial to their wit, 'tis true, But are not critics to their judgment too? Yet,...
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Letters of Anna Seward: Written Between the Years 1784 and 1807, Volume 2

Anna Seward - Authors, English - 1811 - 432 pages
...concerning the different degree of heat in iires which were never kindled in his own bosom : " Let such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well." Of prose-men critics I have long been sick, from Warburton, Kames, and , down to , to ,• and Headly...
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 1

Europe - 1811
...Pope appears to have considered the censorial authorityas their exclusive prerogative." " Let fcuch teach others, who themselves excel, " And censure freely, who have written well." " That the maxim is founded in good sense, as long as the artist confines himself to general critical...
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