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" The style of Dryden is capricious and varied; that of Pope is cautious and uniform. Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid; Pope is always smooth, uniform,... "
Works: Life and Letters - Page 17
by William Cowper - 1835
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rales of composition. Difden is sometimes vehement and rapid; Pope is always smooth,...inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, sbaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...Dryden observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always...inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
...Dryden obeys the motions of his own mind, Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always...inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's js a velvet lawn, shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. "...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Dryden observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always...inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Dryden observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always...inequalities, and diversified by the varied ( \ exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn? I shaven by the sithe, and levelled by the roller. 3...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...Dryden observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always...inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...Dryden observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always...inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812
...Dryden observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always...inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. bines,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...constrains his mind to his- own rules of composition. Dryden is sometimes vehement and fapid ; Pope is always smooth, uniform and gentle. Dryden's...inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, shaven by the scythe, and levelled by the roller. Of...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 5

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...Dryden observes the motions of his own mind ; Pope constrains his mind to his own rules of composition, Dryden is sometimes vehement and rapid ; Pope is always...inequalities, and diversified by the varied exuberance of abundant vegetation ; Pope's is a velvet lawn, shavenby the scythe and levelled by the roller. ' Of...
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