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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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...the last ; Though each may feel increases and decays, And see now clearer and now darker days. 205 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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Kurzgefasste Grammatik der englischen Sprache

Emil Kade - English language - 1856 - 257 pages
...Columbus called to Pedro Gutierrez , and demanded, whether he saw a light in that direction. I. — b. Regard not then if wit be old or new , but blame the false, and value still the true. P. — Whether all this be true, I have some doubt. Johnson. — 'Tis...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...warm the last ; Though each may feel increases, and decays, And see now clearer and now darker days. 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...warm the last ; Though each may feel increases and decays, And see now clearer and now darker days. 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1859
...warm the last ; Though each may feel increases and decays, And see now clearer and now darker days. 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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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1860
...warm the last ; Though each may feel increases and decays, And see now clearer and now darker days. 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 poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1863
...warm the last; Though each may feel increases and decays, And see now clearer and now darker days. 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 British Poets, Volume 2

1866
...warm the last ; Though each may feel increases and decays, And see now clearer and now darker days. Regard not then if wit be old or new, But blame the false, and value still the true. Some judge of authors' names, not works, and then Nor praise nor blame...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with life of the author and notes by J ...

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 526 pages
...clearer and now darker days. Eegard 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...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...warm the last ; Though each may feel increases and decays, And see now clearer and now darker days. 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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