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Since I am upon this Subject, I must observe that our English Poets have succeeded much better in the Stile, than in the Sentiment ...
Does the devil possess you? You're leaping over the hedge before you come at the stile.
May they stumble, stage by stage
On an endless pilgrimage,
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No stile of writing is so delightful as that which is all pith, which never omits a necessary word, nor uses an unnecessary one.
There was a crooked man, and he went a crooked mile,
He found a crooked sixpence against a crooked stile:
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Jog on, jog on, the footpath way,
And merrily hent the stile-a.
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