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" A perfect judge will read each work of wit With the same spirit that its author writ ; Survey the whole, nor seek slight faults to find Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind ; Nor lose, for that malignant dull delight, The generous pleasure to... "
Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ... - Page 207
edited by - 1850 - 476 pages
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The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1717 - 408 pages
...omnia^ fed perleftus liber utique ex integro refumendus.- Quintil. Survey the Whole, nor feek flight faults to find ; Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind ; Nor lofe, for that malignant dull delight, The gen'rous pleafure to be charm'd with wit. But in fuch lays...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

1720
...read each work of wit With the fame fpirit that its author writ, Survey the whole, nor feck flight faults to find; Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind ; Nor lofe, for that malignant dull delight, The gtn'rous pleafure to be charm'd with wit: But in fuch lays...
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Poems on Several Occasions

Christopher Smart - 1752 - 230 pages
...fcripfit ftudiofus opufcula cura, 350 To turn 54 An ESSAY on CRITICISM: Survey the whole, nor feek flight faults to find, Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind ; Nor lofe, for that malignant, dull delight, 240 The gen'rous pleafure to be charm'd with wit : But in fuch...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762 - 252 pages
...read each work of wit, With the fame fpirit that its author writ : Survey the WHOLE, nor feek flight faults to find Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind ; Nor lofe, for chat malignant dull delight, The gen'rous pleafure to be charm'd with wit But in fuch lays...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...each work of Wk " With the fame fpirit that its author writ : *' Survey the Wn o LE, nor fcek flight faults to " find *' Where nature moves, and rapture warms the . " mind ; *' Nor lofe for that malignant dull delight, ^ The gen'rous pleafure to be charm'd with " wit. A critic, whofe...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...each work of Wit " With the lame fpirit that its author writ : " Survey the WHOLE, nor feck flight faults to " find " Where nature moves, and rapture warms the *' mind ; " Nor lofe for that malignant dull delight, " The gen'rous pleafure to be charm 'd with " wit. A critic,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...z5o Th' increasing prospect tires our wand'ring eyes, Hills peep o'er hills, and Alps on Alps arise! A perfect judge will read each work of wit With the...same spirit that its author writ ; Survey the whole, r.or seek slight faults to find 235 Where Nature moves, and rapture warms the mind; Nor lose, for that...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1890 - 550 pages
...Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind; Nor lose, for that malignant dull delight, The gen'rous pleasure to be charmed with wit. But in such lays as neither ebb nor How, Correctly cold, and regularly low, That shunning faults, one quiet tenor keep, We cannot blame...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

John Adams - 1789 - 352 pages
...each work of wit ^•*- With the fame fpirit that its author writ ; Survey the whole, nor feek flight faults to find, Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind ;. Nor lofe, for that malignant dull delight, The gen'rous pleafure to be charm'd with wit. But m fuch lays...
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The Poems, of the Late Christopher Smart, ... Consisting of His Prize Poems ...

Christopher Smart - 1791
...perfeftus eadem Qua vates fcripfit fIndiofus opufcula cura, Totum Survey the whole, nor feck flight faults to find, Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind;; Nor lofe, for that malignant, dull delight, The gen'rous pleafure to be charm 'd with wit: But in fuch...
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