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" Regard not then if wit be old or new, But blame the false, and value still the true. Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own, But catch the spreading notion of the town; They reason and conclude by precedent, 410 And own stale nonsense which they ne'er... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 101
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope. Gay. Pattison ...

1794
...warm the laß ; Though each may feel increafcs and decays, And fee now clearer and now darker days. Regard not then if wit be old or new, But blame the...But catch the fpreading notion of the town ; They rcafon and conclude by precedent, 410 And own fíale nonfenfe which they ne'er invent. Some judge of...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1796
...fee now clearer and now darker days : 405 Regard not then it wit be old or new, But blame the talfe, and value ftill the true. Some ne'er advance a judgment...the Town ; They reafon and conclude by precedent, 419 And own ftal<: npnlenle which they ne'er invent. Some judge ot authors' names, not works, and then...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...lhall warm the lall; Tfto' each may feel increafes and decays, And fee now clearer and now darker days. Regard not then if wit be old or new, But blame the falle, and value ftill the true. Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own, But catcli the fprcading...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes, Complete. With ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1797
...for enlightens. Tho' each may feel encreafes and decays, And fee now clearer and now darker days. 405 Regard not then if Wit be old or new, But blame the...410 And own ftale nonfenfe which they ne'er invent. Some judge of authors names, not works, and then Nor praife nor blame the writings, but the men. Of...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...inlightetu. Tho' Tho' each may feel encreafes and decays, And fee now clearer and now darker days. 405 Regard not then if Wit be old or new, But blame the falfe, and value flill the true. Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own, But catch the fpreading notion of the Town...
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Solitude. Or the Effect of Occasional Retirement on the Mind, the ..., Volume 1

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1800
...fubmit to the judgment of men who always examine haftily, and generally determine wrong ? " Who " Who ne'er advance a judgment of their own, But catch the fpreading notion of the town ; Who reafon and conclude by precedent, And own ftale nonfenfe which they ne'er invent ; Who judge...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 6

Great Britain - 1804
...now darker days. 405 Regard not then ¡f v. it !>e old or new, But blame the falle, and value iiUl the true. Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own, But catch the fpreading notion of the town ; ihey reafon and conclude by preced»nt, 410 And own ftale uonfcnfc which they ne'er invent. Some...
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Solitude:, Volume 1

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1804 - 330 pages
...can I fubmit to the judgment of men who always examine haftily, and generally determine wrong ? " Who ne'er advance a judgment of their own, But catch the fpreading notion of the ttnun\ Who reafon and conclude by precedent, And own ftale nonfenfe which they ne'er invent ; Who judge...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...the last ; Tho' each may feel increases and decays, And see now clearer, and now darker days : 405 Regard not then if wit be old or new, But blame the false, and value still the true. Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own, But catch the spreading...
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The Whole Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: Including His Translations ...

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 479 pages
...and now darker days. <«J Regard not then if wit be old or new, Hut blame the falfe, and value Hill the true. Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own, But catch tlie fpreading notion of the town ; They reafon and conclude liy precedent, 4" And own flale uonfenfe...
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