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" The style of Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid; Pope is always smooth,... "
The Works of Alexander Pope ... - Page 61
by Alexander Pope - 1856 - 504 pages
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - English literature - 1834 - 516 pages
...comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. " Poetry...varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1834 - 486 pages
...predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind...composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always smooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rising into inequalities,...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 420 pages
...comprehensive speculation, those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry...varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - Rare books - 1835 - 496 pages
...elegance, or vigor. Pope had perhaps the judgment of Dryden; but Dryden certainly wanted the diligence of Pope. Poetry was not the sole praise of either;...varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 502 pages
...comprehensive speculation; and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignjty in the knowledge of s fiction, established a colony in Britain. The subject...the actors were a race upon whom imagination had if cautious and uniform. Dryden observes the motions of his own mi ml ; Pope constrains his mind to...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837 - 752 pages
...comprehensive speculation; and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of eies vnclosed beheld the groues along, Of swaines...waters sent, Frouokt again the virgin to lament. VL ; Pope is always smooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rising into inequalities,...
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1838 - 716 pages
...comprehensive speculation ; and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry...of Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is,oautions and uniform. Dryden observes the motions of his own mind j Pope constrains his mind to...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 316 pages
...attention. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind; Pope constrains his mind...composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid; Pope is always smooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rising into inequalities,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840 - 742 pages
...those ofPope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more ceruur.tr ictitious part which he began stvle of Dryden is capricious and varied : thnt ot Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obę serves...
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Progressive Exercises in English Grammar, Part I: Containing The Principles ...

Richard Green Parker, Charles Fox - English language - 1841 - 290 pages
...style of Dry den is capricious and varied ; — that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind : Pope constrains his...composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always smooth, uniform and gentle. " 248. Climax, * called also Gradation, or amplification...
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