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" After all this, it is surely superfluous to answer the question that has once been asked, Whether Pope was a poet, otherwise than by asking in return, If Pope be not a poet, where is poetry to be found? "
The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review - Page 468
edited by - 1806
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1835
...well have pretended to all the attachment which a reasonable man would desire." JOHNSON ON POPE. " It is surely superfluous to answer the question that...if Pope be not a poet, where is poetry to be found ? Let us look round on the present time, and back on the past ; let us inquire to whom the voice of...
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The Court Journal: Court Circular & Fashionable Gazette, Volume 7

1835
...ON POPE. " It is surely superfluous to answer the question that has been asked, whether Pope was poet? otherwise than by asking in return, if Pope be not a poet, where is poetry to be found? Let us look round on the present time, and bark on the past ; let us inquire to whom the voice of mankind...
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The cabinet, a series of essays [by A. Bell].

Archibald Bell - 1835
...the name, were no poets. ' To circumscribe poetry by a definition,' says Johnson, ' will only show the narrowness of the definer ; ' though a definition,...shall exclude Pope, will not * easily be made.' To this doctrine I subscribe ; unless you shape your definition as I have just hinted, VOL. i....
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The Cabinet: A Series of Essays Moral and Literary, Volume 1

Archibald Bell - 1835
...the name, were no poets. ' To circumscribe poetry by a definition,' says Johnson, ' will only show the narrowness of the definer ; ' though a definition,...which shall exclude Pope, will not * easily be made.' To this doctrine I subscribe ; unless you shape your definition as I have just hinted, VOL....
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...FRONTISPIECE, from ' Eloisa to Abelard,' V. 349. VIGNETTE : Scene in Windsor Forest. " It is 3nrely superfluous to answer the question that has once been asked, whether Pope wa3 a poet? otherwise than byasldng in return, if Pope be not a poet, where is poetry to be found ?...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 442 pages
...done their best, and what shall be added will be the effort of tedious toil and needless curiosity. p of night, or orb of day. The walls were massy brass : the cornice high Blue bven asked, Whether Pope was a poet? otherwise than by asking iu return, If Pope be not a port, where...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...the effort of tedious toil and needless curiosity. After all this, it is surely superfluous to angwer ociation; and from others we shrink with horror, H poetry to be found ? To circumscribe poetry by a definition will only show the narrowness of the...
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Works, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1838
...done their best, and what shall be added will be the effort of tedious toil and needless curiosity. After all this, it is surely superfluous to answer...? To circumscribe poetry by a definition will only show the narrowness of the definer, though a definition which shall exclude Pope will not easily be...
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Distinguished Men of Modern Times, Volume 3

Henry Malden - 1838
...necessary to raise his seat. But his face was not displeasing, and his eyes animated and vivid." ..." It is surely superfluous to answer the question that...found ? To circumscribe poetry by a definition will show the narrowness of the definer, though a definition which shall exclude Pope will not easily be...
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Distinguished Men of Modern Times ...: Lord Somers to Hunter

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1838
...necessary to raise his seat. But his face was not displeasing, and his eyes animated and vivid." ..." It is surely superfluous to answer the question that...found ? To circumscribe poetry by a definition will show the narrowness of the definer, though a definition which shall exclude Pope will not easily be...
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