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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 Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...commended them, almoft every writer for a century paft has imitated, are generally known: " O could I flow like thee, and make thy " ftream " My great example,...tho' gentle, yet not " dull; " Strong without rage, without o'erflowing " full." The lines are in themfelves not pcrfecT: : for moft of the words, thus...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...thing, no pi л ce is iirangc, While his fair bolbm is the world's exchange. О could 1 flow like thce, and make thy ftream My great example, as it is my theme ! Tho' deep, yet citar ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong Without rage, without o'erflowing full. Heaven her Krutanus...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...ATI ON S. VER . 1 69 . Flow, Welfted,jlo-w ! &c. ] Parody on Denbam, Cooper's mi. " O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftream My great example, as...theme : Tho' deep, yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not duU ; Strong without rage ; without o'erflowing, full !", W. So fweetly mawkifh, and fo fmoothly dull...
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The Lusiad: Or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. Translated from the ...

Luís de Camões - Explorers - 1798
...furpaffing them. " Sir John Denham, in his Poem on Cooper' s-Hill, fays to the Thames ; O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftream, My great example,...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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The Lusiad: Or, the Discovery of India. An Epic Poem. Translated from the ...

Luís de Camões - Explorers - 1798
...Sir John Denham, in his Poem on CooperVHfll, fays to the Thames ; O could I flow like thee, and nuke thy ftream, My great example, as it is my theme ;...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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The rudiments of English grammar

T. Bowen - 1799
...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 it is my theme! Though deep yet clear ; tho' gentle yet not dull; Strong without rage, without overflowing full. Who...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 25-26

John Bell - English poetry - 1800
...world-'sexchange. C O could I flow like thee ! and make thy stream My great example, at it is my theme ; 1 90 Tho' deep yet clear, tho' gentle yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full ; Iltav'n her Eridanus no more shall boast, Whose fame is thine, like lesser...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...commended them, almoft 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 ! * By Garth, in his " Poem on Claremont j" and by Pope, in his "WindforForeft." H. *' Though deep,...
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The Poetical Works of the Late Thomas Warton, B. D..

Thomas Warton, Richard Mant - Inscriptions - 1802
...Denham's celebrated addrefs to the Thames in Cooper i Hill; O could I jlaw like thce, and make ihyjlream My great example, as it is my theme, Tho' deep yet...clear, tho' gentle yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. [ 7 ] To blot the beauties of thy whiter page ! A rage that fullies e'en...
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Poetical Works...: To which are Now Added Inscriptionum Romanarum ..., Volume 1

Thomas Warton, Richard Mant - English poetry - 1802
...Denham's celebrated addrefs to the Thames in Cooper's mil.O could I flow like thee, and make thyjlream My great example, as it is my theme, Tho' deep yet...clear, tho' gentle yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. [ 7 3 To blot the beauties of thy whiter page ! A rage that fullies e'en...
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