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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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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...a deficiency of skill in the higher departments of his art. " Poets, like painters, when 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." lishment. His characters are lay figures, on...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840
...a deficiency of skill in the higher departments of his art. " Poets, like painters, when 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." In fact it cannot be denied, that resplendent...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...a deficiency of skill in the higher departments of his art. " Poets, like painters, when 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." In fact it cannot be denied, that resplendent...
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Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e ..., Volumes 5-6

Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844
...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, And hide wilh ornaments their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage dress'd, What oft' was thought, but...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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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Elements of Criticism: With Analyses, and Translation of Ancient and Foreign ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1847 - 504 pages
...corrupted taste: Poets, like painters, thus unskilled to trace The naked nature and the living grace, Wiih gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. Pope's Essay on Criticism, No single property recommends a machine more than its sim plicity; not solely...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 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 every part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd ; What...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 544 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...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 cxpress'd ; Something,...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...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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