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" May boldly deviate from the common track ; Great wits sometimes may gloriously offend, And rise to faults true critics dare not mend. From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part. And snatch a grace beyond the reach of art, Which, without passing through... "
Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek, with Notes and ... - Page 138
by Longinus - 1752 - 180 pages
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Works of Mister Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English letters - 1717 - 408 pages
...that Licence is a rule. Thus PegafuSj a nearer way to take, May boldly deviate from the common track. Great Wits fometimes may glorioufly offend, And rife to faults true Critics dare not mend ; * Neque tarn fanfta funt ifta Precepta, fed hoc quicquid ejij Utilitas excogitaiiit } Nun negalo...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

Alexander Pope - 1720
...licence is a rule.^/^ Thus Pegnfus, a nearer way to take, May boldly deviate from the common track. Great wits fometimes may glorioufly offend, And rife...critics dare not mend; From vulgar bounds with brave difordcr part, And match a grace beyond the reach of art, Which, without paffing thro' thejudgment,...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

English poetry - 1722
...that licence is a rule. Thus Pegafas, a nearer way -to take, May boldly deviate from the common track. Great wits fometimes may glorioufly offend, And rife...brave diforder part, And fnatch a grace beyond the reach of art, Which, without paffing thro' the judgment, gains The heart, and all its end at once attains....
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Bibliotheca Technologica: Or: A Philological Library of Literary Arts and ...

Benjamin Martin - Knowledge, Theory of - 1737 - 651 pages
...Genius. Mathematical and Me cbani ••»/»> r-'-i.'>/u*t <>1 £/}ttialft G.cmmaranJ Of CRITICIS M. Great Wits fometimes may glorioufly offend, And rife...Critics dare not mend, From vulgar Bounds with brave Difbrdcr part, Andfnatcb a Grace beyond the Reach of Art. IF then Nature has liberally endowed a Man...
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A New Translation of the Funeral Oration of His Eminence the Cardinal de ...

Charles Frey de Neuville - 1744 - 92 pages
...: But as this would make me exceed the propofed Bounds, IJhall only fay with the inimitable Pope, * Great Wits fometimes may glorioufly offend, And rife...brave Diforder part, And fnatch a Grace beyond the Reach of Art, Which, without paffing through the Judgment, gains 'The Heart,. and all its End at once....
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Meditations and Contemplations: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

James Hervey - Meditations - 1748
...fo finely defcribes ; and, while he defcribcs, exemplifies : , Great Wits fometimes may glor.ioujly offend, And rife to Faults true Critics dare not mend...; From vulgar Bounds with brave Diforder part, And fcatch a Grace beyond the Reach of Art. on Criticijm. St. Paul's— ~ — lAo^irVlif®' wailu> tai...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 79

1788
...wifli them away. How ftrikingly does it exemplify what Pope fays in his Eflay on Criticifm, 1. 159. Great Wits fometimes may glorioufly offend, And rife to faults true Critics dare not mend. From the many notes fubjoined to the other poems, various infiances of the Editor's labour, erudition, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 274 pages
...our eyes, ^ Which out of nature's common order rife, y The fhapelefs rock, or hanging precipice. 3 Great Wits fometimes may glorioufly offend, And rife to faults true Critics dare not mend. 1 60 But tho' the Ancients thus their rules invade, (As Kings difpenfe with laws themfelves have made)...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq. In Nine Volumes Complete

Alexander Pope - 1751
...our eyes, -j Which out of nature's common order rife, C The Qiapelefs rock, or hanging precipice. 3 Great Wits fometimes may glorioufly offend, And rife to faults true Critics dare not mend. 1 60 But tho' the Ancients thus their rules invade, (As Kings difpenfe with laws themfelves have made)...
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The Lives of the Roman Poets: Containing a Critical and Historical Account ...

Lewis Crusius - Latin poetry - 1753
...judgment of thefe fublime pafiages iu the great Poets. Great Wits fometimes may jlorioufly offend, From vulgar bounds with brave diforder part, And fnatch a grace beyond the rules of art ; Which, without paflmg through the judgment, gains The heart, and all at once its end attains. POPE. Iflull fbe LIFE...
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