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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 Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...nothing 's just or fit ; One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thus nnskilTd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover every part, And hide with ornamente their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dresu'd, What...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 pages
...nothing's just or fit ; One glaring chaos and s ĦId heap ol wit. Poets, like painters, thus uuskill'd ng in himself he stood : At length he took the passage to the jeirels cover every part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. Trne wit ie nature to advantage...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 3

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...terror, the first place is due to thunder and lightning. Adduon. Poets, like painters, thus unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'iy part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. Pqie't Eaay an Criticim. О still the same Ulysses,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 pages
...nothing's just or fit; One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thus unekill'd ll fed heroes, their pacific mayors, Their annual trophies, and their mont every part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd. What...
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An Abridgment of Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1831 - 300 pages
...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. Simplicity in behavior...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1833 - 504 pages
...or in language, .shows a mean or corrupted taste : Poets, like painters, thus unskilled to trace j The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and...ev'ry part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. Pope's Essay on Criticism, ent are the artificial manners of modern times. General theorems, abstracting...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...Quixote,' written by Alonzo Avellanada, and translated by Le Sage. Poets, like painters, thus, unskill'd to trace The naked nature and the living grace, With gold and jewels cover every part, 295 And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...no: lung's just or fit; One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thus unskill'd untain's side every part, And hide with ornaments their want of an. True wit is nature to advantage drees'd, What...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...nothing's just or fit ; One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thus, unskill'd worn he had bewitch 41 me to him, If e'er I slept, I dream'd every part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage drcss'd ; What...
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Portfolio of an Artist

Rembrandt Peale - American literature - 1839 - 263 pages
...nothing's just or fit ; One glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets, like painters, thus, 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 to advantage dressed, What...
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