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" It is not enough that nothing offends the Ear, but a good Poet will adapt the very Sounds, as well as Words, to the things he treats of. So that there is (if one may express it so) a Style of Sound. As in describing a gliding Stream, the Numbers shou'd... "
The Works of Alexander Pope - Page 53
by Alexander Pope - 1737
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Mr. Pope's literary correspondence for thirty years; from 1704 to 1734 ...

Alexander Pope - Literary Collections - 1735 - 439 pages
...«-l'O i\*>,,.: •'' . -:^} ,".•;,;...-:.,.'.-./. 1 ; vM* It is not enough that nothing offend* the Ear, but a good Poet will adapt the very Sounds, as well as Words, to the things ht treats of. So that there is (if one may cxprefs it fo) a Style of Sound. As in deicribing a gliding...
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Letters of Mr. Alexander Pope: And Several of His Friends

Alexander Pope - Authors, English - 1737 - 307 pages
...•not much obferved even by correct verifiers, I cannot but think deferve to be better regarded. 1. It is not enough that nothing offends the ear, but...Sounds as well as Words to the things he treats of, fo that there is (if one may exprefs it fo) a Style of Sound : as in defcribing a gliding ftream the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...Peterborow, jail before the glorious campaigns .of Barcelona and Valentia. P. VOL. VII. £ J.It 1. It is not enough that nothing offends the ear, but...as Words, to the things he treats of. So that there is(if one may exprefs it fo) a Style of Sound. As in defcribing a gliding ftream, the numbers mould...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...indeed certain Niceties, which, tho' not much obferved even by correft verfifiers, I cannot but think, deferve to be better regarded. i . It is not enough that nothing offends the ear, but a goodNPoet will adapt the very Sounds, as well as Words, to the things he treats of. So that there is...
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The Dunciad, in four books

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1770
...indeed certain Niceties, which, tho' not much obferved even by eon-eft verfifiers, I cannot but think, deferve to be better regarded. i . It is not enough...will adapt the very Sounds, as well as Words, to the thing he treats of. So that there is (if one may exprefs it fo) a Style of Sound. As in defcribing...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...indeed certain Niceties, which, tho' not much pbferved even by porreft verfifiers, I cannot but think, deferve to be better regarded. i. It is not enough...Poet will adapt the very Sounds, as well as Words, fq the thing he treats of So that there is (if one may exprefs, if fo) a Style of Sound. As in defcribing...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Letters

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - Poetry - 1788
...deed certain Niceties, which, tho' not much obferved even by correft verifiers, I cannot but think deferve to be better regarded. i. It is not enough that nothing offends the car, but a good Poet will adapt the very Sounds, as wall as Words, to the thing he treats- of. So that...
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Elegant Epistles: Or, A Copious Collection of Familiar and Amusing Letters,

Vicesimus Knox, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Pliny (the Younger.), William Melmoth - English letters - 1790 - 798 pages
...indeed certain niceties, which, though not much obferved even by corred verfifiers, I cannot but think deferve to be better regarded. i . It is not enough...offends the ear, but a good poet will adapt the very founds, as well as words, to the thing he treats of. So that there is (if one may exprefs it fo) a...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...not much observed • The Earl of Petcrborow. even by correct versifiers, I cannot but think, deserve •to be better regarded. I. It is not enough that...things he treats of,. So that there is (if one may express it so) a style of sound. As in describing a gliding stream, the numbers should run easy and...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - History - 1816
...much observed even by correct versifiers, I cannot but think deserve to be better regarded. • • 1. It is not enough that nothing offends the ear, but...will adapt the very sounds, as well as words, to the thing he treats of. So that there is (if one may express it so) a stile of sound : as in describing...
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