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" Some to Conceit alone their taste confine, And glitt'ring thoughts struck out at ev'ry line; Pleas'd with a work where nothing's just or fit; One glaring Chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thus, unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the... "
Poems on Several Occasions - Page 54
by Christopher Smart - 1752 - 230 pages
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The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - Criticism - 1717 - 408 pages
...nothing's juft or fit; One glaring Chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets like painters, thus, unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With...part, And hide with Ornaments their want of art. True * wit is nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft' was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd ; * Naturam...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

English poetry - 1720
...Pleas'd with a'work where nothing's juft or fit* ' * One glaring clwl^nd wild heap of wit:. .-.;.- -.-^ / Poets like painters,' thus, unfkill'd to trace,' :...•• / ' The naked nature and the living grace, -, } -; • 'f**With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1722
...glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The naked nature atid the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry...part* And hide with ornaments their want of art. True * wit is nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft' was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd; * NutHtam...
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Dialogues Concerning Education

David Fordyce - Conduct of life - 1745 - 435 pages
...Daubers of Nature, than a favourite Poet is to blame thofe Pretenders to Wit, who, - — ^-unskilled to trace, *The naked Nature and the living Grace, With Gold and Jewels cover every Part, And hide "with Ornaments their Want of Art. But after all, Madam, would you have Conver-....
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An essay on criticism. With notes by mr. Warburton

Alexander Pope - Criticism - 1749 - 89 pages
...nothing's juft or fit ; One glaring Chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets like painters, thus, unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide with ornaments their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft was...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 274 pages
...this quality, contents himfelf with Nicety, which is a bufyinj one's felf about points Snd fyllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The...living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide with ornaments their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft was...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1751
...Nicety^ which is a bafying one's felf about points and fyllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkilFd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide with ornaments their want of art True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft was...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1754
...line; 290 Pleas'd with a work where nothing's juft or fit; .One glaring Chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The...living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide with ornaments their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft was...
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Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1757
...this quality, contents himfelf with Nicety, which is a bufying one's felf about points and Syllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The...living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd ; What oft was...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1760
...this quality, contents himfelf with Nicety, which is a bufying one's felf about points and fyllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The...living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 295 And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd ; What oft was...
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