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" To tire our patience, than mislead our sense. Some few in that, but numbers err in this, Ten censure wrong for one who writes amiss; A fool might once himself alone expose, Now one in verse makes many more in prose. 'Tis with our judgments as our watches,... "
The Works of Alexander Pope - Page 229
by Alexander Pope - 1822 - 436 pages
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...expression is equally remarkable. Thus in reasoning on the variety of men's opinions, he says — " 'Tis with our judgments, as our watches; none Go just alike, yet each believes his own." Nothing can be more original and happy than the general remarks and illustrations in the Essay: the...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...: Some few' in that', but numbers' err in this' ; Ten' censure' wrong, for one' who writes' amiss. A fool' might once himself alone expose ; Now one'...watches', none Go just alike', yet each believes his own'. In Poets' as true Genius' is but rare, True Taste' as seldom is the Critic's' share : Both' must alike...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers: Delivered at the Surry Institution

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1819 - 343 pages
...farfetched conceit or quaint imagery. The matter is sense, but the form is wit. Thus the lines in Pope — " 'Tis with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike ; yet each believes his own — " are witty, rather than poetical ; because the truth they convey is a mere dry observation on...
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The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner, Volume 1

1819
...vehicles of controversy, when they ought to be the cementers of peace and good will among men. — •' 'Tis with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own." So let us beware oi risking that judgement in unprofitable and too violent controversies. — Let moderation...
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A rhyming dictionary

John Walker - 1819
...Some ne'er advance a judgment of their own, But catch the spreading notion of the town. Pope. ''fis with our judgments as our watches : none Go just alike, yet each believes his own. Pope. OWSE, See OUSE. OWZE. ox. Ox, btx,fox, equinox, orthodox, heterodox, etc. Perfect rhymes, the...
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The British Essayists: Lounger

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...which is the true, and which the false, we are often at a loss to determine : as the poet has said, ' 'Tis with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes liis own.' POPE. With regard to our external senses, this diversity of feeling, as far as it occurs,...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Dugald Stewart - Psychology - 1821
...Dr. Camphell. See his Philosopby of Rhetorie, Vol. I. )'• 103, lst edit. [Boston i.lilion, p. 57. "'Tis with our judgments as our watches; none " Go just alike, yet each believes hil own." For this meaning of the word, its primitive and literal applkation to the judicial decision...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822
...6. Ten censure'] Readers more easily perceive blemishes than beauties. Adest fere nemo, says Tnlly, De Orator, i. quin acutius atque acrius vitia in dicendo,...the Critic's share ; NOTES'. Ita quidquid est in quo ofFenditur, id etiam illa qua; laudanda sunt obruit. La critique, says, the sensible Abbe de S. Pierre,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...praise of them. Some few in that, but numbers err in this, Ten censure wrong for one who writes amiss; A fool might once himself alone expose, Now one in...watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own. In poets as true genius is but rare, True taste as seldom is the critic's share; Both must alike from...
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Poems on Various Subjects: But Chiefly Moral and Descriptive, with Songs ...

Thomas Edgar - 1822 - 283 pages
...critics ; but, in that event, I must console myself with these Knes of the discerning Pope : — " In poets, as true genius is but rare, True taste as seldom is the critic's share." But there is still a stronger consideration that fortifies my mind, and will fully compensate want...
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