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" Though oft the ear the open vowels tire; While expletives their feeble aid do join; And ten low words oft creep in one dull line: While they ring round the same unvaried chimes With sure returns of still expected rhymes: Where'er you find "the cooling... "
The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer]. - Page 424
by Thomas Mortimer - 1816
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The Spectator. ...

1712
...Readers are fo much in Lbve with, he has the following Verfes. Thefe Equal Syllables alone require, Tlx? oft the Ear the open Vowels tire. While Expletives their feeble Aid Ao join t And ten low Words oft creep in one dull Line. THE gaping of the Vowels in thefecond Line,...
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Works of Mister Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English letters - 1717 - 408 pages
...Church repair^ Not for the do&rine, but the mufic there. ! j Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' * oft' the ear the open vowels tire; While expletives...creep in one dull line ; While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes, With fure returns of ' {till-expeded rhymes. Where-e'er you find the cooling...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

1720
...church repair, Not for the doftrine, but the mufic there. Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' * oft' the ear the open vowels tire; While expletives...creep in one dull line; While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes, With fure returns of ftill-expedted rhymes. Where-e'er you find the cooling iveftern...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

English poetry - 1722
...church repair, Not for the dotfrine, but the mufic there. Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' * oft' the ear the open vowels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid to join; And ten low words oft' creep in one dull line ; While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes,...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1738
...Readers are fo much in Love with, he has the following Verfes. Thefe Equal Syllables alone require, The1 oft the Ear the open Vowels tire, While Expletives...feeble Aid do join, And ten low Words oft creep in sne dull Line. THE gaping of the Vowels in the fecond Line, the Expletive do in the third, and the...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1729
...Readers are fo much in Love With, he his the following Verfes. Thtfe Equal Syllables alone require, The' oft the Ear the open Vowels tire, While Expletives their feeble Aid. do join, jind ten low Words oft creep in one dull Line. THE gaping of the Vowels in the fecond Line, the Expletive...
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The Spectator: ...

1737
...Readers are fo much in Love with, he has the following Verfes. Thefe Equal Syllables alone require, Tho* oft the Ear the open Vowels tire, While Expletives...their feeble Aid do join, And ten lo.w Words oft creep inone dull Line\ TH E gaping of the Vowels in the fecond Line, the Expletive^ in the third, and the...
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Letters Concerning Poetical Translations, and Virgil's and Milton's Arts of ...

William Benson - Poetry - 1739 - 83 pages
...apprehended from a Pafiage in Mr. Pope's EJJay on Criticifm, that all auxiliary Verbs are mere Expletives. *' While Expletives their feeble Aid do join, *' And ten low Words oft creep in one dujl Line. But this I believe Mr. Pope never intended to adr vance. Milton has ufed them in many Places,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...Church repair, Not for the Doctrine, but the Mufick there. Thefe equal Syllables alone require, - , Tho' oft the Ear the open Vowels tire ; • --• While Expletives their feeble Aid do join ; • '-- Andierr low Words oft creep in one dull Line, • • : While they ring round the fame unvary'd...
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An essay on criticism. With notes by mr. Warburton

Alexander Pope - 1749
...fecus ac ft oatlo rubri(an Jirigat uno. Perfius, Sat. iJ Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' eft the ear the open vowels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid do joii And ten low words oft' creep in one dui While they ring round the fame unvar) With fure returns...
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