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" Words are like leaves; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. "
The Universal magazine - Seite 278
1809
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Bell's Edition, Bände 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...dress; Their praise is still—" The style is excellent ;" The sense, they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, Much fruit of senie beneath is rarely found. 310 False eloquence, like the prismatic glas*, Its gaudy colours spreads...
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A Satirical View of London; Or, A Descriptive Sketch of the English ...

John Corry - 1804 - 214 Seiten
...sometimes pleasing and sometimes tiresome to his auditory. Our most sensible poet observes, that " Words are like leaves, and where they most abound Much fruit of sense beneath, is rarely found." This is applicable to the Irish orator ; but the true cause of his volubility, is the sprightliness...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Band 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 Seiten
...dress : Their praise is still — the style is excellent ; The sense they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. 310 False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spreads on ev'ry place ; The face...
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The Youth's Magazine, Or, Evangelical Miscellany

1836
...was ever seen ; the most elegant woman ; the most superb lettuce ; the most splendid ride, &c. &c. Words are like leaves, and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath, is rarely found ! 3. The incautious tongue ; which generally moves without due consideration ; well meaning, with good...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 Seiten
...Dress: Their Praise is still, — the Style is excellent : ' The Sense, they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found, Falsa eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spreads on ev'ry place 5 The lace of nature...
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The Principles of Eloquence: Adapted to the Pulpit and the Bar

Jean Siffrein Maury - 1807 - 275 Seiten
...pompous expressions, vulgar ideas, and that affectation of wit, which is incompatible with Eloquence. ' Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound* ' Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. • False Eloquence, like the prismatic glass, ' Its gaudy colours spreads on ev"ry place ; ' The face...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...dress : Their praise is still — ' the style is excellent ;' The sense they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spreads on every place ; The face of nature...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...dress : Their praise is still — ' the style is excellent ;' The sense they humbly take upon content. Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gaudy colours spreads on every place; The face of nature...
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Elegant Extracts, Bände 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...dress : Their praise is still — 'The Style is excellent ! The Sense they humbly take u|>on content. d in the breasts of kings and heroes glows. Most souls 'tis true, but. peiiji out once an age, Du False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, l'< S1UHJ colors spreads on cv'ry place ; The face of Nature...
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Specimens of the British poets, Band 2,Teil 1

British poets - 1809
...sprightly wit: For works may have more wit than does 'em good, As bodies perish through excess of blood. Words are like leaves ; and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. False eloquence, like the prismatic glass, Its gandy colours spreads on every place; The face of nature...
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