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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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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Headley - English poetry - 1787
...lines, addreffing the Thames : O could 1 flow like thee ! ami make thy ftreara My great example, as i: is my theme ; Tho' deep. yet clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull; Stronir, without rage j without overflowing, full. Cooper's Hill. See an excellent parody of thefe...
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Cursory remarks on some of the ancient English poets, particularly Milton ...

Philip Neve - English poetry - 1789 - 146 pages
...not, perhaps, at this day, anywhere equalled. Thefe Thefe celebrated verfes however, 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,...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 3

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...»ter berfiljnv teften/ I)Scf)fl glficElic^en/ unb utijiMifl oft nacf)9eaf)mten SSerfe: O could I flow like thee , and make thy ftream My great example , as it is my theme ! ' Though daep, yet clear ; tho gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full!...
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Of London

Thomas Pennant - London (England) - 1790 - 439 pages
...flrange, While his fair bofom is the world's exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftrcam My great example, as it is my theme ! Tho' deep, yet...; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong, without rage ; without o'erflowing, full. Heav'n her Eridanut no more fhall boaft, Whole fame in thine, like lefler...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets,: With Critical ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1790
...commended them, almoft every writer for a century pafl has imitated, are generally known: " O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftream, " My great example, as it is my theme 1 * By Garth, in hi* " Poem on Claremont," and by Pope, in his " Windfor Foreft." H. " Though deep,...
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A descriptive account of the island of Jamaica: with remarks upon the ...

William Beckford - 1790
...upon which the above-mentioned critic has beftowed a very warm and elegant encomium. 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; Strpng without rage, without o'er-flowing, full....
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The Works of Soame Jenyns ...: Including Several Pieces Never ..., Volume 1

Soame Jenyns - 1790
...wife, And talks of games of whift, and pig-tail pies ; * Parody on thefe lines of Sir John Denham. Tho' deep, yet clear, tho' gentle yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. Plays Plays all the night, nor doubts each law to break, Himfelf unknowingly...
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A View of Society and Manners in Italy: With Anecdotes Relating to ..., Volume 1

John Moore - Italy - 1790
...thing, no place is ftrange, While his fair bofom is thee world's exchange. 0 could I flow like the, and make thy ftream My great example, as it is my theme ! Though deep, yet clearj though gentle, yet not dullj Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full....
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The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India. An Epic Poem, Volume 1

Luís de Camões - Explorers - 1791
...infurpaffing them. 'i Sir John Denham, in his Poem on Cooper's Hill, lays to 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 o'erflowing full. " Camouens addreffes the Nymphs of Tagus in the like manner ; " O Nymphs,...
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The Lusiad: Or, The Discovery of India. An Epic Poem, Volume 1

Luís de Camões - Explorers - 1791
...them. " Sir John Denham, in his Poem on Cooper's Hill, fays to the Thames ; O could I flow like thec, and make thy ftream, My great example, as it is my...clear, tho' gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. " Camouens addrefles the Nymphs of Tagus in the like manner ; " O Nymphs,...
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