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" Who now reads Cowley ? if he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit; Forgot his Epic, nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart. "
The British Poets: Including Translations ... - Page 40
by British poets - 1822
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 1-2

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...a Heroical Poem of the Troubles of David.' The charac. ter of his genius is well expressed by Pope: Who now reads Cowley ? If he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit : Forgot hie epic, nay, Pindaric art, But still I love the language of hie heart. Cowper has also drawn a sketch...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881
...winged his roving flight, And grew immortal in his own despite.' Ben, old and poor, as little seemed to heed The life to come in every poet's creed.* Who...art,' But still I love the language of his heart. K 70 75 fallacy called Sorites, and is said to refer to the sophism of Eubulides of Miletus, the question...
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The English Poets: Addison to Blake

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1881
...immortal in his own despite. Ben, old and poor, as little seem'd to heed The life to come, in ev'ry poet's creed. Who now reads Cowley ? if he pleases...heart. ' Yet surely, surely, these were famous men f What boy but hears the sayings of old Ben? In all debates where critics bear a part, Not one but...
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Old favourites from the elder poets, with a few newer friends, a selection ...

Old favourites - 1881
...say, " Welcome, Friend." Her that dares be What these lines wish to see, I seek no further, it is she. [Who now reads Cowley ? if he pleases yet. His moral...Pindaric art, But still I love the language of his heart. Pope. Imitations of Horace.} From ODE ON WIT. Tell me, O tell, what kind of thing is Wit, Thou who...
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Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1881 - 164 pages
...immortal in his own despight. Ben, old and poor, as little seem'd to heed The life to come in ev'ry poet's creed. Who now reads Cowley? if he pleases...his pointed wit; Forgot his Epic, nay Pindaric Art, _But still I love the language of his heart. ' Yet surely, surely, these were famous men ! What boy...
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The Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1881
...own despite.2 Ben, old and poor, as little seemed to heed The life to come in every poet's creed.3 Who now reads Cowley ?' if he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit ; s Forgot his epic,' nay Pindaric art/ But still I love the language of his heart. 353 K TO 75 fallacy...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1881
...own despite." Ben, old and poor, as little seemed to heed The life to come in every poet's creed.3 Who now reads Cowley ?* if he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not bis pointed wit ; 5 Forgot his epic,* nay Pindaric art,7 But still I love the language of his heart....
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Seventeenth-century Studies: A Contribution to the History of English Poetry

Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1883 - 305 pages
...ode-form of Cowley. Yet so rapidly had the fame of the latter declined that Pope could ask, in 1737 — " Who now reads Cowley ? if he pleases yet, His moral...art, But still I love the language of his heart." The language of the heart has not much to do with the Odes of 1656. They are fifteen in number, and...
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Golden hours, ed. by W.M. Whittemore

William Meynell Whittemore - 1883
...with ease," of Pope's time, has long ago ceased to be much read. As the bard of Twickenham asks :— " Who now reads Cowley ? If he pleases yet, His moral...nay Pindaric art, But still I love the language of hie heart." Cowley's dust mingles with that of Dryden, of whom Thomas Campbell, who lies near at hand,...
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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - Poets, English - 1883 - 406 pages
...Westminster Abbey. Year by year, however, his fame declined, and seventy years later Pope exclaimed — "Who now reads Cowley? If he pleases yet, His moral pleases, not his pointed wit." We may safely say that few readers in our daygain pleasure either from his wit or his moral. This descent...
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