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" If we would copy nature, it may be useful to take this idea along with us, that pastoral is an image of what they call the golden age. So that we are not to describe our shepherds as shepherds at this day really are, but as they may be conceived then... "
An Introduction to the Most Useful European Languages ..: Select Passages ... - Page 422
by Giuseppe Baretti - 1772 - 469 pages
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751 - 274 pages
...image of Xvhat they call the golden age. So that we are not to defcribe our fliepherds as fhepherds at this <day really are, but as they may be conceived then to have been ; when the heft of men followed the empjoyment. To carry this refemblance yet farther,' it would not be amifs...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1751
...an image of what they call the golden age. So that we are not to defcribe our fhepherds as fhepherds at this day really are, but as they may be conceived then to have been ; when the heft of men followed the employment. To carry this refemblance yet farther, it would not be amifs to...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1754
...an image of what they call the golden age. So that we are not to defcribe our fhepherds as fhepherds at this day really are, but as they may be conceived...refemblance yet further, it would not be amifs to give thele fhepherds ibme fkill in attronomy, as tar as it may be uieful to that ibrt of life. And an air...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OR LITERARY JOURNAL VOL. XII\

SERVERAL HANDS - 1755
...renowned of all are Mlofi Defcript. oftbe WtrU. We are not to defcribe our fhepherds, as fhepherds at this day really are, but as they may be conceived then to have been, when the belt of men followed that employment. Pope. thole to whom the name is given Philippine. The captain...
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Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1757
...not to defcribe our fhepherds as fhephercs at this day really are, but as they may be conceived them to have been ; when the beft of men followed the employment....refemblance yet further, it would not be amifs to give thefe fhepherds fome fkill in aftronomy, as far as it may be ufeful to that fort of life. And an air of piety...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1760
...an image of what they call the golden age. So that we are not to defcribe our fhepherds as fhepherds at this day really are, but as they may be conceived...refemblance yet further, it would not be amifs to give thefe fhepherds fome fkill in aftronomy, as far as it may be ufeful to that fort of life. And an air of piety...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...image of what they call the golden age, fo that we are not to defcribe our fhepherds, as ftiepherds at this day really are ; but as they may be conceived then to have been. Pope's Difcourfe on Paftorals, p. 5. B 2 mafterly mafterly manner by the Rambler in the 37th number....
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1770
...So that we .are not to defcribe our fhepherds as !hepherds at this day really rare, but as theymay be conceived then to have been; .when the beft of...employment. To carry this refembla.nce yet further, it would 'not'be amifs to give thefe fhepherds fome fkill in aftronomy, .as far as it may te ufefuf. to that...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...an image of what they call the Golden Age. So that we are not to defcribe our fhepherds as fhepherds at this day really are, but as they may be conceived...followed the employment. To carry this refemblance yet farther, that air of piety to the gods fhould fhine through tKe Poem, which fo vifibly appears in all...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fhepherds at this day really are, but .as they * Heinfius in Theocr. f Rapin, de Carm. Paft. pz may may be conceived then to have been ; when the beft...refemblance yet further, it would not be amifs to give theffe fhepherds fome fkill in afironbmy, as far as it may be ufeful to that fort of life. And an air...
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