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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 56
by Christopher Smart - 1752 - 230 pages
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The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Criticism - 1717 - 468 pages
...nothing's juft 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 drefs'd, What oft' was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd ; * Naturam...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

English poetry - 1720 - 302 pages
...Pleas'd with a'work where nothing's juft or fit* ' * One glaring clwl^nd wild heap of wit:. .-.;.- -.-^ / Poets like painters,' thus, unfkill'd to trace,' :...•• / ' The naked nature and the living grace, -, } -; • 'f**With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, And hide with ornaments their want of art. True...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

English poetry - 1722 - 294 pages
...glaring chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The naked nature atid the living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry...part* And hide with ornaments their want of art. True * wit is nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft' was thought, but ne'er fo well exprefs'd; * NutHtam...
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Dialogues Concerning Education

David Fordyce - Conduct of life - 1745 - 435 pages
...Daubers of Nature, than a favourite Poet is to blame thofe Pretenders to Wit, who, - — ^-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. But after all, Madam, would you have Conver-....
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An essay on criticism. With notes by mr. Warburton

Alexander Pope - Criticism - 1749 - 110 pages
...nothing's juft 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 drefs'd, What oft was...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 242 pages
...this quality, contents himfelf with Nicety, which is a bufyinj one's felf about points Snd fyllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace 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 drefs'd, What oft was...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1751
...Nicety^ which is a bafying one's felf about points and fyllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkilFd 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 drefs'd, What oft was...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1752 - 396 pages
...not extent of cat>acitjr for the /^ f<. ft '^ chikuufelf with Kiitifr wsi&k ; 4 i-_fr j / vr^|V|H Poets like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace The...living grace, With gold and jewels cover ev'ry part, 2 9 5 And hide with ornaments their want of art. True Wit is Nature to advantage drefs'd, What oft...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1754 - 264 pages
...line; 290 Pleas'd with a work where nothing's juft or fit; .One glaring Chaos and wild heap of wit. Poets like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace 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 drefs'd, What oft was...
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Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1757 - 280 pages
...this quality, contents himfelf with Nicety, which is a bufying one's felf about points and Syllables. Poets, like painters, thus, unfkill'd to trace 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 drefs'd ; What oft was...
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