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" 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 Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus - Page 146
by Alexander Pope - 1729 - 238 pages
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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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Coopers-hill: A poem,

Sir John Denham - 1709 - 16 pages
...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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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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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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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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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 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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Poems on several occasions: and two critical essays; viz., the ..., Volume 1

Samuel Say - Versification - 1745 - 174 pages
...Order of the Words ; and the clofing the Couplet with the Emphatical Word Full, compleats the Harmony : Tho' deep, yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without Rage ; without o'erflowing Full. ' If there be any other Myftery in * Thefe Lines, I own it is beyond ray...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...IMITATIONS. VER . 169. Fioiv Weljled,flow I &c . ] Parody on Dcnham' Cooper's Hill. O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftream My great example, as...; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage ; without o'erflowing, full. NOTES. VER. 169. Flow, Welfted, £stV .] Of this Author fee the Remark...
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Poems. By *****

Soame Jenyns - 1752 - 194 pages
...abufe, Yet dares to mew thofe ears, he ought to lofe. From • Parody on thefe lines of Sir J. DenhaBJ. Tho deep, yet clear, tho' gentle yet not dull, Strong without rage, without overflowing full. From hence to WHITE'S our virtuou* CATO flies, There fits with countenance...
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