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" In the bright muse, tho' thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire; Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, Not mend their minds; as some to church repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there. These equal syllables... "
The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ... - Page 108
1808 - 400 pages
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The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - Criticism - 1717 - 408 pages
...minds ; as fome to Church repair^ Not for the do&rine, but the mufic there. ! j Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' * oft' the ear the open vowels...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
...their minds; as fome to church repair, Not for the doftrine, but the mufic there. Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' * oft' the ear the open vowels...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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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: ...

1737
...infipid Smoothnefs which fome Readers are fo much in Love with, he has the following Verfes. Thefe Equal Syllables alone require, Tho* oft the Ear the...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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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 1

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...Ear, Not mend their Minds : Asfome to Church repair, Not for the Doctrine, but the Mufick there. Thefe equal Syllables alone require, - , Tho' oft the Ear...• --• 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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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq. In Nine Volumes Complete

Alexander Pope - 1751
...the mufic there. J Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire ; 345 While expletives their feeble aid do join ; And ten...creep in one dull line : While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes, With fure returns of ftill expe&ed rhymes ; Where-e'er you find " the cooling...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 274 pages
...the mufic there. J Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' oft the ear the opejj vowels tire ; 345 While expletives their feeble aid do join ; And ten...creep in one dull line : While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes, Witli fure returns of ftill expected rhymes ; Where-e'er you find " the cooling...
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Poems on Several Occasions

Christopher Smart - English poetry - 1752 - 230 pages
...minds, as fome to church repair, > 345 Not for the dodrine, but the mufic there. J Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' -|- oft the ear the open vowels...join, And ten low words oft creep in one dull line ; 350 While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes, With fure returns of ftill- expected rhymes....
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1754
...mufic there. •* Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire ; 345 While expletives their feeble aid do join; And ten...creep in one dull line : While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes, With fure returns of ftill expefted rhymes; Where'er you find " the cooling weftern...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762
...their minds ; as feme to church repair, Not for the doftrine but the mufic there. Thefe equal fyllab!es alone require, Tho' oft the ear the open vowels tire...creep in one dull line : While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes, With fure returns of ftill expefted rhymes ; Where'er you find " the cooling...
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