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" Tis not enough no harshness gives offence; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 59
by Alexander Pope - 1904 - 505 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...blows, And the otnooth stream in smoother numbers flows; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line loo labours, and the words move slow; 371 Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...to remark that the poet wlio tells us, that When When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : Not...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main ; when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise of Camilla's lightness of foot, he tried another...
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The philosophy of rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...introduceth a line of the same kind a little after in the same piece, to represent uncommon speed : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main J. A most wonderful and peculiar felicity in this measure to be alike adapted to imitate the opposite...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...blows, And the smooth stream in, smoother numbers flows; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....When. Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow j • Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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Lepidoptera Britannica;: sistens digestionem novam insectorum Lepidopterorum ...

Adrian Hardy Haworth - Lepidoptera - 1803 - 609 pages
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbersßaws ; Eut when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar;...When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move »low ; Not so 4uh¿n sitiift Camilla scours the p lain, Flits...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...she smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; " But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, •f The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, " The line too labours, and the words move slow , " Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, "...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...hoarse rough verse should like the torrentroar: ^/Vhen Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw , The line too labours , and the words move slow ; Not...unbending corn , and skims along the main. Hear how Timothens' vary?d.lays surprise , And bid alternate passions Tall and rise ! "While at each change,...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...sufficient to remark that the tioet who tells us, that When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : ,...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main ; when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise of Camilla's lightness of foot, he tried another...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : 371 Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flieso'erth'...
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