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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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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...nothing's just or fit; One glaring chaos and wild heap nf wit. Poets, ¡ike painters, thus, unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels euvcr cv'ry part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit U Nature to advantage dress'd...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...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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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...where nothing's justor fit, One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit Poeti 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 dresa'd, I What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd [ Something,...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...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 ev'ry part, 295 and hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, what oft was...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 pages
...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 ev'ry part, 295 and hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, what oft was...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...wit. Poeti like painters, thus nnskill'd to trace The naked nature, and the living grace, Withhold and jewels cover ev'ry part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True 1 wit is nature to advantage dress'd, < What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd ; Something,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...nothing's just or £f, 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 dress'd, What oft was...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812
...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 ev'ry part, 295 And hide w1th ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd ; What oft was...
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A new and impartial history of Ireland. 4 vols. [in 2].

Martin M'Dermot - 1820
...taste confine, And glittering thoughts, struck out at every line. 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. In short, this observation extends to all men,...
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Het buitenleven, in vier zangen: (Gevolgd naar L'Homme des champs, ou Les ...

Jacques Delille, Willem Bilderdijk - 1821 - 231 pages
...Es,fay on Criticifm, het zelfde wat hier onze Autheur zegt, maar hy zegt het in een geheel anderen zin. Poets like Painters thus, unfkill'd to trace The naked...Grace, With Gold and Jewels cover ev'ry part, And hidc with Ornaments their want of art. Hier fpreekt Pope niet van uitdrukkingen ontleend van goud of...
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