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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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Specimens of the British Critics

John Wilson - Criticism - 1846 - 344 pages
...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...Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end; Let it he seldom, and compelt'd by need, And have, at least, their precedent to plead. The critic else proceeds...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847
...Which out of Nature's common order rise, I The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. J 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander Pope - 1848
...answer to the full The intent proposed, that license is a rule. Thus Pegasus, a nearer way to take, 150 But though the ancients thus their rules invade ;As...dispense with laws themselves have made, Moderns, heware ! or, if you must offend Against the precept, ne*er transgress its end : Let it he seldom, and...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 pages
...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 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 Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 pages
...precipice. Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to Omits true critics dare, not mend. But though the ancients thus their rules invade (As...themselves have made,) Moderns, beware ! or, if you must olTend Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end Let it be seldom, and cornpollM by need ; And...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1851
...precipice. But though the ancients thus their rules invade, (Askings dispense with laws themselveshave made) Moderns, beware ! or if you must offend Against...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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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...hanging precipice. But care in poetry must still be had, It asks discretion ev'n in running mad : And though the ancients thus their rules invade, (As kings...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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...precipice. Great wits may sometimes gloriously offend, And rise to faults true critics dare not mend ; But though the ancients thus their rules invade, (As kings dispense with laws themselves have made,) ico 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: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...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, And have at least their precedent to plead. The critic else proceeds without remorse,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...our eyes, Which out of nature's common order rise, / The shapeless rock, or hanging precipice. ieo |But though the ancients thus their rules invade,..., \ Against the precept, ne'er transgress its end ; v. Let it be seldom, and compell'd by need, *> And have at least their precedent to plead, r* The...
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