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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 Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes, Complete. With ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1797
...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, 395 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 - 1797
...nothing's juft or fit ; One glaring Chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thus, unfldll'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 the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 6

Great Britain - 1804
...every line ; 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...and the living grace:, With gold and jewels cover every part, 295 And hide with ornamenta their want of art. True Wit is Nattrre to advantage drcfs'd,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
...nothing's juft or fit ; One glaring Chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thirs, unfkiil'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, And hide wilh ornaments their want of art. True wit is Nature to advantage drcfs'd ; What oft wasthought.but...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Memoirs of the life and writings of Pope ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...line ; 290 Pleas'd with a work where nothing's juft or fit j 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...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1806
...nothing's jufl or fit ; One glaring Chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thus, unikill'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 Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...of wit. Poets, like painters, thus, unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, \Vith gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage dress'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'dj Something, whose...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...nothing's just or fit. One glaring chaus and wild heap of wit. 'Poets, like painters, thus unskiH'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover every part, , And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, What...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...nothing's just or fit,. One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thus nnskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover every part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, What...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...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 living grace, With gold and jewels cover every part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, What...
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