|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Alexander Pope (16881744)|
|QUOTATION:||In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold,|
Alike fantastic if too new or old:
Be not the first by whom the new are tried,
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Essay on Criticism. Part ii. Line 133.|