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" But though the ancients thus their rules invade, (As kings dispense with laws themselves have made,) Moderns, beware! or if you must offend Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end; Let it be seldom, and compelled by need; And have, at least, their... "
The British review and London critical journal - Page 92
1813
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822
...eyes Which out of nature's common order rise, The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. 160 But tho' the Ancients thus their rules invade, (As Kings dispense...precept, ne'er transgress its End ; Let it be seldom, and compell'd by need ; 165 And have, at least, their precedent to plead. The Critic else proceeds without...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...Which out of nature's common order rise, /• The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. 160' But tho' the Ancients thus their rules invade, (As Kings dispense...precept, ne'er transgress its end ; Let it be seldom, and compell'd by need ; 165 And have, at least, their precedent to plead. COMMENTARY. conduct in this respect,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations ..., Volumes 3-4

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...eyes,") Which out of nature's common order rise, The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. 16( But tho' the Ancients thus their rules invade, (As Kings dispense...precept, ne'er transgress its end ; Let it be seldom, and compell'd by need ; 165 And have, at least, their precedent to plead. COMMENTARY. conduct in this respect,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...precipice. Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to faults true crities dare not mend. er'd out, when nature's feeble fires Glimmer' d their last; whose sluggish blood, half froze Moderns, beware ! or, if you must offend [made) ; Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end : Let...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...without passing through the judgment, gains The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. 16(K But tho' the Ancients thus their rules invade, (As Kings dispense with laws themselves have The heart, and all its end at once attains. In prospects, thus, some objects please our eyes,^ Which...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...precipice. Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to faults true critics dare not mend ; But though the ancients thus their rules invade, (As...precept, ne'er transgress its end ; Let it be seldom, and compell'd by need ; And have at least the precedent to plead : The critic else proceeds without remorse,...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...ancients thus their rules invade (AŤ kings dispense with laws themselves have made), Moderns, beware f or, if you must offend Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end : Let it be seldom, and compell'd by need ; And have, at least, their precedent to plead. The critic else proceeds without...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...sometimes may gloriously offend. And rise to faults true erities dure not mend. But though the aneients thus their rules invade (As kings dispense with laws themselves have made); Modems beware! or, if you must offend Against the preeept, ne'er transgress its end : Let it be seldom,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1828
...precipice. Ureat wits sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to faults true critics dare not mend ; Hut though the ancients thus their rules invade, (As kings dispense with laws themselves have mad( Moderns, beware! orif you must offend \gainst the precept, ne'er transgress its end; Let it be...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...Saturnian from their ancitntncss, when Saturn reigned in Italy. Drydcit. And though tlic anc'n-nts thus their rules invade, As kings dispense with laws...have made ; Moderns, beware ! or if you must offend \gaiust the precept, ne'er transgress its end . Pope. AN'CIUNT. A corruption of Ensign. See ENSIGN....
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