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Specimens of the British poets - Page 11
by British poets - 1809
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An introduction to English grammar

William Jillard Hort - 1822
...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,...o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main." FROM BLAIR'S LECTURES. CHAP. III. On Figures. FIGURES of speech always imply some departure from simplicity...
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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...Flies o'er the' unbending corn, and skims along the Hear how Timotheus' varied lays surprise, [main. And bid alternate passions fall and rise ! While at...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...harmony, it will be sufficient to remark that the poet, who tells us, that When Ajax strives some rook's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the...o'er the' 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 English Master: Or, Student's Guide to Reasoning and Composition ...

William Banks - English language - 1823 - 399 pages
...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...o'er the unbending corn and skims along the main." " Of Inversion. SOME languages in regard to the arrangement that usually obtains in them, have been...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...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...so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. The beautiful distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...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...so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the nuim . Hear how Timotheus' varied lays surprise, And bid alternate...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - Fiction - 1823
...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...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and...
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The British Essayists: Rambler

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...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...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. From these lines, laboured witli great attention, and...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...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...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and...
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823
...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...so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main." In this specimen, however, (which is probably the best...
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