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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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 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, 95 And hide with ornaments their want of art. Trae wit is nature to advantage dressed,...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1855 - 486 pages
...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. 187. No single property...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...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...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'd jj, Something...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...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 ;...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...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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De dichtwerken, Part 6

Willem Bilderdijk - 1857
...zegt , maar hy zegt het in een geheel anderen zin. Poets like P;iinters thus , unskiü'd to tracé The naked Nature and the living Grace ,' With Gold...part , And hide with Ornaments their want of art. Hier spreekt Pope niet van uitdrukkingen ontleend van goud of gesteenten , noch van dergelijke vernoemingen...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - 1857
...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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1859
...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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Daedalus: Or, The Causes and Principles of the Excellence of Greek Sculpture

Edward Falkener - Art - 1860 - 322 pages
...being able to make her handsome, you have made her rich." 1 " 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. Somewhat similar is the story given us...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1860
...nothing's just or lit; 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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