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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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 2

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...called Satumian from their ancientnei*, when Saturn reigned in Italy. Dryden. And though the ancient« thus their rules invade, As kings dispense with laws themselves have made ; Modems, beware ! or if you must offend 4gainst the precept, ne'er transgress its end. Pope. AN'CIENT....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 pages
...precipice. Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to faults true critics dare not mend. 160 0 S madej Moderns, beware ! or, if you must offend Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end Let it...
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Robert Montgomery and His Reviewers, with Some Remarks on the Present State ...

Edward Clarkson - English poetry - 1830 - 188 pages
...sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to faults true critics dare not mend. * * * * But if ypu must offend Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end; Let it be seldom, and compell'd by need, And have at least good precedent to plead. Essay on Criticism. This is good sense,...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...please our eyes, Which out of nature's common order rise ; The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. 160 But though the ancients thus their rules invade, As...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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...gloriously offend, And rise to faults Hue critics dare not mend. 160 But though, the ancients thus tlieir rules invade {As kings dispense with laws themselves...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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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...precipice. Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to faults true critics dare not mend. 160 ollow it. The thought in the last line is impertinent, having no connexion with the madr . Moderns, beware ! or, if you must offend Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end Let it...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...sitadebft Utilitas, hanc, relictis maKtitmrum butoritaUbus, sequemur." — QUINTIL, lib. ii. cap. 11 ur native shore, liut, oh ! relieve a wretched parent's...avenging l'hœbus, son of Jove." The Greeks in shouts th compell'd by need ; And have, at least, their precedent to plead. The critic else proceeds without...
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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
...Great W its sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to faults true Critics dare not mend. But tin.)' the Ancients thus their rules invade, (As Kings dispense...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 remorse;...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

England - 1845
...please our eyes, Which out of nature's common order rise, The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. But though the ancients thus their rules invade, (As...precept, ne'er transgress its end; Let it be seldom, and compelí 'd by need, And have, at least, their precedent to plead. The critic else proceeds without...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...please our eyes, Which out of nature's common order rise ; The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. But though the ancients thus their rules invade, (As...offend Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end ; 5 1 Maro — Virgil. 2 To outlast immortal Rome — ie Rome, self-styled "Eternal Rome;" without...
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