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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 popular educator, Volumes 5-6; Volume 8

Popular educator - 1854 - 922 pages
...speculation, and those of Pope by minute attention. There is more dignity in the knowledge of Diyden, and more certainty in that of Pope. Poetry was not...in prose : but Pope did not borrow his prose from hie predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform....
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Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1854 - 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...sole praise of either ; for both excelled likewise in prnsp ; but Pope did not borrow his prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1855 - 468 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. Drydei obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition....
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The Harvard Magazine, Volume 1

1855 - 576 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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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 240 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 Popular Educator, Volume 5

1856 - 428 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...in prose : but Pope did not borrow his prose from hia predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied • that of Pope is cautious and uniform....
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The Fourth Reader; Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed for the ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1856 - 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...both excelled likewise in prose ; but Pope did not borrovy his prose from his predecessor. The style of Dryden is capricious and varied ; that of Pope...
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Composition and Rhetoric for Schools

Robert Herrick, Lindsay Todd Damon - English language - 1899 - 484 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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Johnson's Life of Pope [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 228 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 30 is capricious and varied ; that of Pope is cautious and uniform ; Dryden obeys the motions of his...
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The Art of Writing English: A Manual for Students, with Chapters on ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - English language - 1899 - 386 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 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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