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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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 454 pages
...comprehensive speculation, and ihose of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry...and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Drydett obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition....
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The Fourth Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Elocution - 1847 - 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...style of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pope cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the emotions of his own mind ; Pope constrams his mind to his own...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1849 - 348 pages
...attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. 7. Poetry was not the sole praise of either; for both...varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obej's the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 320 pages
...Dryden is capricious and varied; that ol Pope is cautious and. uniform. Dryden obeys the motions ol his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own...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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850 - 524 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...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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1850 - 466 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...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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851 - 616 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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851 - 616 pages
...attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry i\as not the sole praise of either; for both excelled likewise...varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains hia 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 - 1851 - 472 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...his prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden U capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851 - 764 pages
...Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry was not the sole praise of either ; for both «wiled likewise in prose ; but Pope did not borrow his prose...varied, that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obey« the motions of hi« own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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