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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry - Page 156
by Henry Headley - 1787
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Coopers-hill: A poem,

Sir John Denham - 1709 - 16 pages
...plants. So that to us no thing, no piafe is itrange, . . While his fair bofomis the World's exchange. О could I- flow like thee, and make thy ftream My great example, as it is my theme ! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o're-flowing full,...
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Poems and Translations: With the Sophy, a Tragedy

Sir John Denham - English drama - 1709 - 330 pages
...ftrange, While his fair Bofom is the World's Exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, as it is my Theme ! / Tho' deep, yet clear, tho' gentle, yet not dull 1 Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full. Heav'n her Eridanus no more fhall boaft, Whofe Fame...
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...Indies ours. O could I flow like chee, and mike thy Stream My great Example, as it is my Theam ! Tho' Tho' deep, yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without Rage, without o'erflowing full. Heav'n her Eridanus no more fhall boaft, Whofe Fame's in thine, like lefler...
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An Introduction to the Classics; Containing, A Short Discourse on Their ...

Anthony Blackwall - Classical literature - 1718
...plain, the Toet has imitated that wonderful PafTage ofSir John 1)enham upon the fame SubJed. x Th<? deep', yet clear; tho" gentle.~ yet not dull;. Strong 'without Rage;. without: overflowing full. Ill "Defcriptions a judicious Author. will omit law and vulgar Circumftances, and chiefly beftow his...
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The Poetical Register: Or, The Lives and Characters of All the ..., Volume 1

Giles Jacob - Dramatists, English - 1723
...could 1 flow like thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, at it is my Theme ! ho' . Tho' dtffr yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong, without Rage, without Overflowing, full } Heav'n her Eridanus no more (lull boaft, IVbofe Famt'l-in thine, like leffer Currents, loft : "Thy...
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1729 - 238 pages
...mind ! IM STATIONS. V. 163. Fhw, Vfd&e&, ftow.! &c.] Parody on Denham, Cooper's Hill. O could I ftow like thee, and make thy ftream My great example, as...; tho' gentle, yet not dull; Strong, without rage ; without overftowing, full. ' V. 1 7 1 . Embrace, embrace my Sons ! be foes no more.'] Virg. Mn. 6....
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A Collection of Poems: Occasionally Writ on Several Subjects

Isaac Thompson - Fiction - 1731 - 176 pages
...Song' When from the verdant Steep, the Thames he ey'd, In limpid Lapfe, and Silver Waves to glide ; " Tho' deep, yet clear, tho' gentle yet not dull, " Strong without Rage, without o'er -flowing full. Nor can the Mufe her C ow LE Y'S Name forget, Ah, ftill with fighs fhe...
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Letters concerning poetical translations, and Virgil's and Milton's Arts of ...

William Benson - Literary Criticism - 1739 - 83 pages
...uncommon varying the Paufe, that the Harmony is owing in thofe two celebrated Lines of Sir "John Denham. " Tho' deep | yet clear ; | tho' gentle | yet not dull. *' Strong | without Rage, | widiout o'erflowing | full. This is one of thofe Myfteries in Verfification which the late Duke of...
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The Art of Rhetoric Made Easy

John Holmes (Master of Holt Grammar School.), John Holmes - Rhetoric - 1739 - 167 pages
...Mn. 5. See Sir John Detfbam on the River Thames O could I flow like thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, as it is my Theme ! Tho' deep, yet clear j tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without Rage ; without o'erflowing, full See alfo Ifaiah...
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The history of the life and times of Cardinal Wolsey: Prime Minister to King ...

Joseph Grove, George Cavendish - 1742
...Jirange, While his fair Ecjbm is the World's Exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, as it is my Theme ! Tho' deep, yet...clear, tho' gentle, yet not dull, Strong without Rage, without o' er-flowing full. The Marquefs of Dorfet was one, among other Noblemen, that retired into...
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