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" True wit is nature to advantage dress'd ; What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd ; Something, whose truth convinc'd at sight we find, That gives us back the image of our mind. "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Страница 76
1854
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Dramatic and Prose Miscellanies: Lucianus redivivus: or, Dialogues ...

Andrew Becket - 1838
...should * See an Essay in the Transactions of the Society at Manchester, f See BESTTIE on " Poetry." J True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd. — POPE. observe to you, has advanced some very ingenious and candid remarks touching resemblances...

Dramatic and Prose Miscellanies: Lucianus redivivus: or, Dialogues ...

Andrew Becket - 1838
...should * See an Essay in the Transactions of the Society at Manchester. f See BEATTIE on " Poetry." J True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, "What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd. — POPE. observe to you, has advanced some very ingenious and candid remarks touching resemblances...

Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Author of Evelina Cecilia, &c: 1781 to ...

Fanny Burney - 1842
...victory and superiority ! The sum of the dispute was this. Wit being talked of, Mr. Pepys repeated, — " True wit is Nature to advantage dress'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd." " That, sir," cried Dr. Johnson, " is a definition both false and foolish. Let wit be dressed how it...

Principles of Eloquence

John Siffrein Maury - 1842
...everything that can move and animate the passions." — Ibid., dial. ii., p. 54. PoPE justly observes, " True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd ; Something, whose truth convinced at sight we find, That gives us back the image of our mind. As shades...

Diary and Letters, Том 2

Fanny Burney - 1842
...victory and superiority ! The sum of the dispute was this. Wit being talked of, Mr. Pepys repeated, — " True wit is Nature to advantage dress'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd." " That, sir," cried Dr. Johnson, " is a definition both false and foolish. Let wit be dressed how it...

Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Том 1

Fanny Burney - 1842
...abruptly withdrew. The sum of the dispute was this. Wit being talked of, Mr. Pepys repeated, — " True wit is Nature to advantage dress'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er so well expresa'd." " That, sir," cried Dr. Johnson, " is a definition both false and foolish. Let wit...

The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1843
...almost all writing that is graceful and pleasing, and is peculiarly cipplicable to the present volume. ' True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd.' Or, to take another quotation from one of our older poets; f which, however, is still more happily...

The Eclectic Review, Том 14; Том 78

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1843
...almost all writing that is graceful and pleasing, and is peculiarly applicable to the present volume. ' True wit is nature to advantage dress'd, What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd.' Or, to take another quotation from one of our older poets ; f which, however, is still more happily...

History of the Eighteenth Century and of the Nineteenth Till the ..., Том 1

Friedrich Christoph Schlosser - 1843
...accustomed to conventional ornaments, according to which pure and noble nature, in order to * L. 297, 298. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd. What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd. 482. Our sons their fathers' failing language see. And such as Chaucer's is, shall Dryden's be. appear...

History of the Eighteenth Century and of the Nineteenth Till the ..., Том 1

Friedrich Christoph Schlosser - 1843
...accustomed to conventional ornaments, according to which pure and noble nature, in order to * L. 297, 298. True wit is nature to advantage dress'd. What oft was thought, but ne'er so well exprcss'd. 482. Our sons their fathers' failing language see, And such as Chaucer's is, shall...




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