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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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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 522 pages
...knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry was not the sole praise of either ; 'or both excelled likewise in prose; but Pope did not...prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden is rapricious and varied; that of Pope is :autions aod uniform. Dryden observes .he motions of his own...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842 - 716 pages
...comprehensive speculation; and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of this health deny, Down among the dead men let him...H. part, and the other contributors are by no means ie capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden observes the motions of his...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843 - 718 pages
...comprehensive speculation ; and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity m the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry...varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden ob. serves the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition....
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 444 pages
...and more certainty in that of P6pe. Pdetry was not the sole praise of either : for both ex- . celled likewise in prose : but Pope did not borrow his prose...varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope 5 constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...comprehensive speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge- of nd arms were bare ; Her blue-veined feet unsandallcd...The gems entangled in her hair. I guess 'twas fright hN prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied, that of Pope is cautious...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 440 pages
...dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of P6pe. celled likewise in pr6se : but Pope did not borrow his prose from his predecessor....varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope 5 constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dtyden...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1844 - 738 pages
...The style of Dryden i is capricious and varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys Pope i is always smooth, uniform, and gentle. Dryden's page is a natural field, rising into inequalities,...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 444 pages
...attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pipe. celled likewise in prose : but Pope did not borrow his prose...predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and vtiried ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope 5 constrains...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 404 pages
...comprehensive speculations, 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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 456 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 rales of composition. Dryden...
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