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" Its gaudy colours spreads on every place ; The face of nature we no more survey, All glares alike, without distinction gay ; But true expression, like th' unchanging sun, Clears and improves whate'er it shines upon ; It gilds all objects, but it alters... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ... - Page 111
by Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...survey, All glares alike, without distinction gay; But true expression, like th' unchanging sun, 3i5 Clears and improves whate'er it shines upon, It gilds...as more suitable. A vile conceit, in pompous words cxpress'd, 333 Is like a clown in regal purple dress'd : For 1liff'rent styles with diff'rent subjects...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...more survey. All glares alike, without distinction gayj But true Expression, like th' unchanging Sun, Clears, and improves whate'er it shines upon, It gilds...as more suitable; A vile conceit in pompous words express' d Is like a clown in regal purple dress'd : F.or diff'rent styles with dirFrent subjects sort,...
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The Principles of Eloquence: Adapted to the Pulpit and the Bar

Jean Siffrein Maury - Eloquence - 1807 - 275 pages
...' Clears and improves whate'er it shines upon, V. • It gilds all objects, but it alters none. J ' Expression is the dress of thought, and still •...suitable ; ' A vile conceit in pompous words express'd, ' Is like a clown in regal purple dress'd : ' For diff'rent styles with diffrent subjects sort, ' As...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807
...th' unchanging. sun, 1J5) Clears and improves whate'er it shines upon; . I It gilds all ohjects, hut it alters none. ) Expression is the dress of thought, and still Appears more decent as more suitahle. A vile conceit in pompous words express'd, 120 Some hy old words to fame have made pretence,...
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The student and pastor; or, directions how to attain to eminence and ...

John Mason - 1807 - 244 pages
...your concluding thoughts the most memorable %. See more on this subject, part II. c. 4. CHAP. II. ' * Expression is the dress of thought, and still Appears more decent, as more suitable. A low conceit in pompous words express'd, Is like a clown in royal purple dress'd; For different styles...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...survey. All glares alike without distinction gay ; But true expression, like the' unchanging sun, 1 Clears and improves whate'er it shines upon ; > It gilds all objects, but it alters none. J Expression is the dress of thonght, and still Appears more decent as more suitable. A vile conceit...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...unchanging sun, > Clears and improves whate'er it shines upon ; v It gilds all objects, but it altars none. } Expression is the dress of thought, and still...suitable. A vile conceit in pompous words express'd, Is like a clown in regal purple dress'd : For different styles with different subjects sort, As several...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...Clears and improves whate'er it shines upon; f It gildA-all objects, but it alters none. 3 cts, bu Expression is the dress of thought, and still Appears more decent, as more suitable: A vile conceit in potnpous words express'd, Is tike a clown in regal purple dress'd: For different styles with different...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...survey, Ail glares alike, without distinction gay ; Hut true expression, like the' unchanging sun, Clears and improves whate'er it shines upon ; It gilds all objects, but it alt /rs none. if Expression is the dress of thought, and still Appears more decent as more suitable....
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...more survey, All glares alike, without distinction gay ; But true expression, Kke the' unchanging sun, Clears and improves whate'er it shines upon ; It gilds...suitable. A vile conceit in pompous words express'd Is like a clown in regal purple dress'd : For different styles with different subjects sort, As several...
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