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" True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. "
Bell's Edition - Page 142
1796
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1751
...eafieft who have learn'd to dance. * If fuch the plague and pains to write by rule, 1 80 Better (fay I) be pleas'd, and play the fool ; Call, if you will, bad rhiming a difeafe, It gives men happinefs, or leaves them eafe< NOTES. But there Is a fet of Hill lower...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...eafieft who have learn'd to dance. ' If fuch the plague and pains to write by rule, i8d Better (fay I) be pleas'd, and play the fool ; Call, if you will, bad rhiming a difeafe, It gives men happinefs, or leaves them eafe. NoTSs. But there is n jet of ftill...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...eafieft who have learn'd to dance. q If fuch the plague and pains to write by rule, 180 Better (fay I) be pleas'd, and play the fool ; Call, if you will, bad rhyming a difeafc, It gives men happinefs. or leaves them eafe. There liv'd in prime Gtorgii (they record) A...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Satires, &c

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...eafieft who have learn'd to dance. i If fuch the plague and pains to write by rule, 1 80 Better (fay I) be pleas'd, and play the fool ; Call, if you will, bad rhyming a difeafe, There liv'd in primo Georgii (they record) A worthy member, no fmall fool, a Lord ; 1 85 Who,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...move eafteft who have learn'd to dance. If fuch the plague and pains to write by rule, Better (fay I), be pleas'd, and play the fool; Call, if you will, bad rhyming a diftafe, It gives men happinefs, or gives them eafe,, There liv'd inprimo Georgii (they record) A worthy...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 189? - 550 pages
...of each foreign tongue; Prune the luxuriant, the uncouth refine, But show no mercy to an empty line: Then polish all, with so much life .and ease, You think 'tis nature, and a knack to please : '' But easa in writing flows from art, not chance ; As those move easiest who have learnt to dance." If such...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope - 1787
...eafieft who have learn'd to dance." 1 1f fuch the plague and pains to write by rule, 180 Better (fay I) be pleas'd, and play the fool; Call, if you will, bad rhyming a difeafe, It gives men happinefs, or leaves them eafe. There liv'd ih prime Georgii (they record) A...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...rnovccafieft who have 1 earn'd to dance. ' ' If fuch the plague and pains to write by rule, Better (fay e gifts, fhe looks from me, arc pack'd and lock'd JJp in my heart difcafe ; It gives men happincfs, or leaves them cafe, There liv'd in primo Ceorgii (they record) A...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...observed in any manner which untutored Nature can produce. This sentiment is well expressed by the poet: But ease in writing flows from art, not chance ; As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance f. True ease in composition, accompanied with purity, differs as much from that homely manner which...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...vigour of a line 360 Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. 365 Soft is...
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