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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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...IMITATIONS. Ver. 169. Flow, Weljhd foui ! &c.] Parody on. Denham, Cooler's riilL " O could I flow like thce, and make thy ftream " My great example, as it is my...clear, tho' gentle, yet not dull; " Strong without rage ; without o'erflowing, full I Ver. 177. Embrace, emhrace, my fans? be foes no more !] Virg. ^n. vi....
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A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism. By Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley - Criticism - 1777 - 313 pages
...that ftanza of Denham's, which Dryden propofes as a paradox to be explained by the wits oi" his age : Tho' deep, yet clear ; || tho' gentle, yet not dull : Strong without rage ; J| without o'erflowing, full. Anciently, I believe, in all nations, mankind were fo captivated with...
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The Lady's Poetical Magazine: Or, Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1781
...that to us no thing, no place is ftrange, While his fair bofom is the world's exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftream My great example, as...; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full. Heav'n her Eridanus no more mall boaft, Whofe fame in thine, like lefler...
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Lady's poetical magazine, or Beauties of British poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1781
...that to us no thing, no place is ftrange, While his fair bofom is the world's exchange. O could I flow like thee» and make thy ftream My great example,...! Tho' deep, yet clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull j Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full : Heav'n her Eridanus no more mall boaft, Whofe fame...
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A View of Society and Manners in Italy, Volume 1

John Moore - 1781
...to us, no thing, no place is ftrange, While his fair bofom is the world's exchange. O 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'erflowing full....
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems, of Several English Poets:.: By John ...

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...poetry,' This is lavifh praife; it will now be proper to examine how far it is really me-? rited : Tho' deep, yet clear, tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full, The meaning here comprized, if fimply exprefled, is only this ; that the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: The dunciad, in ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1787
...hideous" Shakefp. VER. 169. Flow, Welfied, few! etc.'} Parody on Dtnham, Caper's Hill : " O could 1 flow like thee, and make thy ftream " My great example,...tho' gentle, yet not dull; «' Strong without rage ; without o'er.ftWinj> full !" So fweetly mawkifh, and fo fmoothly dull; Heady, not flrong ; o'erflowing,...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Headley - English poetry - 1787
...69. Low without creeping, &c. Thus Denham in his popular lines, addrefiing the Thames: O could I flow like thee ! and make thy ftream My great example,...clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull; Strong, without rage ; without overflowing, full. Cooper's Hill. ,See an excellent parody of thefe lines in the Dunciad....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...them, almofl every writer for a century paft has imitated, are generally known : '" O 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'er-flowmg...
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A View of Society and Manners in Italy: With Anecdotes Relating to ..., Volume 1

John Moore - 1787 - 508 pages
...to us, no thing, no place is ftrange, While his fair bofom is the world's exchange, 0 could I flow like thee, and make thy ftream My great example, as it is my theme ! Though deep, yet clear j though gentle, yet not dull; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full....
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