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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, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822
...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 British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...nothing 'a 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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Elements of Criticism, Volume 1

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1823
...as in dress or in language, shows a mean or corrupted taste : 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. Pope's Essay on Criticism. No single property...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...nothing's jnst or fit; One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, (hus 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. True wit is Nature *o advantage dressed, What...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...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 Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...nothing's just or fit ; One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets like painters, thus, unskill'd ive Perfection from the sun's more potent ray. These every part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, What...
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Noctes Atticć, or Reveries in a garret; containing observations on men and ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825
...poetical critic — Poets, like painters, thus unskill'il to trace The nuked nature, and the livinif grace ; With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. I»opti's Essay on Criticism. A Modern Plagiarism, taken from Bion the Poet. It is said that the late...
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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder ([pseud.]) - 1825 - 228 pages
...poetical critic— Poets, like painters, thns unskill'd to trace The naked nature, and the livintr grace ; With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. Pope'* Essay on Criticism. A Modern Plagiarism, taken from Bion the Poet. It is said that the late...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...nothing 's jnst 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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