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" tis not to adorn and gild each part, That shows more cost than art. Jewels at nose and lips but ill appear ; Rather than all things wit, let none be there, Several lights will not be seen, If there be nothing else between. Men donbt, because they stand... "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 47
edited by - 1806
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Select Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - English poetry - 1772
...poetry. 5Yet, 'tis n6t to adorn, and gild each part ; • That fhows more coft, than art. Jewels at nofe and lips but ill appear; ' ,. Rather, than all things,...wit, let none be there, Several lights will not be feen, If there be nothing elfe between. [/] Houfei] Here ufed in the double fenfe of properly fo called,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...of Wit ; 57 Yet 'tis not to adorn and gild each part, That fhews more coft than art. Jewels at nofe and lips but ill appear ; Rather than all things wit, let none be there. Several lights will not be feen, If there be nothing elfe between. Men doubt, becaufe they ftand fo thick i'th' flty, If thofe...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...exuberance of Wit : Yet 'tis not to adorn and gild each part, That fhews more coft than art. Jewels at nofe and lips but ill appear ; Rather than all things wit, let none be there. Several lights will not be feen, If there be nothing elfe between. Men doubt, becaufe they ftand fo thick i'tli* fky, If thole...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 7

English poets - 1790
...by poetry. Yet 'tis not to adorn and gild each part ; That fhows more coft than art. Jewels at nofe and lips but ill appear; Rather than all things Wit, let none be there. Several lights will not be feen, If there be nothing elfe between. Men doubt, becaufe they ftand fo thick i' th' fky, If thofe...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...exuberance of wit; Yet 'tis not to adorn and gild each part, That fhews more coft than art. Jewels at nofe and lips but ill appear; Rather than all things wit, let none be there, Several lights will not be feen, If there be nothing elfe between. Men doubt, becaufe they ftand fo thick i' th' Iky, If thofe...
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British Synonymy: Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words ..., Volume 2

Hester Lynch Piozzi - English language - 1794
...Touchftone : For 'tis not to adorn and gild each part— That fhows more coft than art ; Jewels at nofe and lips but ill appear : Rather than all things WIT, let none be there ^ Several lights will not be ken, X . If there is nothing clfe between , Men doubt, becaufe they ftand fo thick i'th' flcy, If ihofe...
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British Synonymy; Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words in ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1794
...'tis not to adorn and gild cafcli part—^ That (hows more coft than art; Jewels at nofe and lips b\it ill appear: Rather than all things WIT, let none be there } Several lights will not be fcen, If there is nothing clfe between; .Jtfen doubt, becaufe they ftand fo thick i'th' fky, If thofe...
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British Synonymy: Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of ..., Volumes 1-2

Hester Lynch Piozzi - English language - 1794
...not to adorn and gild each part— - That (hows more coft than art ; Jewels at nofe and lips but ilF appear : Rather than all things WIT, let none be there ; Several lights will not be feen, If there is nothing elfe between ; IVJen doub.t, becaufe they ftand fo thick i'tK'flcy, If...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

English poetry - 1795
...poetry. v. Yet 't is dot to adorn and gild each part ; That Ihewi more coft than art. Jewels at nol'c and lips but ill appear ; Rather than all things Wit, let none be there. Several lights will not be feen, If there be nothing elfe between. Men doubt, becaufe they ftand fo thick i' th' fky, If thofe...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...exuberance of Wit : Yet 'tis not to adorn and gild each part, That fhews more coft than art. Jewels at nofe and lips but ill appear ; Rather than all things wit, let none be there. Several lights will not be feen, If there be nothing elfe between. Men doubt, becaufe they Hand fo thick i' th' fky, If thofe...
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