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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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View of the Agriculture of Middlesex: With Observations on the Means of Its ...

Board of Agriculture (Great Britain) - Agricultural geography - 1807 - 704 pages
...ions." It is beautifully and characteristically described by Sir JOHN DENHAM, in the following lines : Tho* deep, yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong, without rage ; without o'erflowing, full. The fish that are occasionally taken in the river Thames, •are sturgeon,...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809
...strange, While his fair bosom is the world's exchange. O could I flow like thee! and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme ! Tho' deep, yet...clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full; Heav'n her Eridanus no more shall boast, 'Whose fame in thine, like lesser...
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English grammar: adapted to the different classes of learners, with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1809 - 308 pages
...opposition to oach other, or with some marked variety, they require to be distinguished by a comma: as, " Tho' deep, yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage ; without o'erfiowing, full." " Good rnen, in this frail, imperfect state, are often found, no', only...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810
...strange, while his fair bosom is the world's exchange. O could I flow like thee ! and make thy stream my great example, as it is my theme; tho' deep yet...clear, tho' gentle yet not dull ; strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. /Jeav'n her Eridanus no more shall boast, whose fame in thine, like lesser...
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Storia della Toscana sino al principato con diversi saggi sulle scienze ...

Lorenzo Pignotti - Tuscany (Italy) - 1813
...uno de' più celebri poeti inglesi Deuham , versi tanto giustamente celebrati dai suoi concittadini. Tho' deep yet clear , tho' gentle yet not dull' Strong witho'ut rage, witho'ut overflouring, tuli'. « Quantunque profondo, chiaro ; quantunque placido > « non torpido...
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Elements of English Grammar: With a Postscript, Analysis, and an Appendix

Jonathan Morgan - English language - 1814 - 284 pages
...in apposition should be separated by commas : As, " Paul, the apostle, was an eminent preacher." " Tho" deep, yet clear ; tho" gentle, yet not dull ; " Strong, without rage ; without o'erflowing. full." But proper names, and words closely allied in sense, tlio' in apposition,...
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Vollständige: systematische Anweisung zur richtigen Aussprache englischer Wörter

A.W. Winkelmann - English language - 1816 - 476 pages
...opposition to each other, or with some marked variety; they require to be distinguished by a comma: as, "Tho' deep, yet clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull; Strong, without rage i without o'er/lowing, full." only in union with, but in opposition to, the views and conduct of one...
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Narrative of a Residence in Algiers ;: Comprising a Geographical and ...

Filippo Pananti - Africa, North - 1818 - 467 pages
...been described with more force and dignity than in .the celebrated Cooper's Hill of Sir John Denham : Tho' deep yet clear, tho' gentle yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. I have ever been a passionate admirer of running waters, so instrumental...
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An Abridgement of Murray's Grammar: To which is Added a Set of Lessons ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1818 - 144 pages
...founded on the conrast or opposition of two objects. The following example illustrates his figure. • Tho' deep, yet clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong, without rage ; without outflowing full." HYPERBOLE. Hyperbole or Exaggeration consists in magnifying an object beyond...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory, and N ...

John Mason Good, Olinthus Gilbert Gregory - 1819
...following in a description of the river Ti limes: -' O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example — as it is my theme! Tho' deep, yet clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Stronz without rage; without o'erflowinz, full." ОГ these lines Dr. Johnson says: " So much meaning...
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