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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 - 1851 - 468 pages
...attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry wan not the sole praise of either, for both excelled likewise...his prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden ig capricious and varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own...
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The Young Ladies' Reader: Containing Rules, Observations, and Exercises and ...

William Draper Swan - Readers - 1851 - 442 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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National Series of Selections for Reading; Adapted to the Standing ..., Volume 4

Richard Green Parker - 1852 - 380 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. 11. Dryden...
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Aids to English Composition: Prepared for Students of All Grades : Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1852 - 512 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...Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautions and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Children - 1853 - 344 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 obeys the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden...
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English grammar and composition

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1853 - 196 pages
...happiness. The style of Dryden is capricious and varicd ; 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 inequalitics,...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide: Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Elocution - 1853 - 492 pages
...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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A class-book of elocution

J H. Aitken - Elocution - 1853 - 378 pages
...certaiuty in that of Pbpe. 'Pdetry was not the sole praise of either; for bbth excelled likewise in prdse: but Pope did not borrow his prose from his predecessor....style of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pbpe is cautious aud uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind; Pbpe constrains IH'S mind to...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1854 - 344 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...prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden is capiicious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden observes the motions of his own...
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Aids to English Composition: Prepared for Students of All Grades : Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1854 - 504 pages
...There is more dignity in the knowledge of Dryden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry was net the sole praise of either, for both excelled likewise...Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautions and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions .of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own...
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