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" Tis not enough no harshness gives offence; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 59
by Alexander Pope - 1904 - 505 pages
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...blows ; And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when 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 too labors, and the words move slow : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd - English language - 1805
...dreadful scene ! and slim before his eyes. Atf. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow; Not...scours the plain, Flies o'er th* unbending corn, and sk:ms along the main. Pope. Such as have active spirits, who are ever slimming over the surface of...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - Literary Criticism - 1806
...hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.* VOL. i L These * Ver. 366. These lines are usually cited as fine examples of adapting the sound to...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 1

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar ; "When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow; Not...so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th'unbending corn, and skims along the main.* tort, on ctiticitm. PREMIÈRE TRADUCTION. Que le style...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows : But when 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, Ths line too labours, and the words move slow j Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; ; l Not so, when swift Camilla Scours the plain, Flies...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.* .VOL. i L These * V«r. 366. These lines are usually cited as fine examples of adapting the sound to...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - Literary Criticism - 1806
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows; But when 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 too labours, and the words move slow ; .' . . Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain....
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Poétique anglaise

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...mot doux: ITTEET, SMOOTH, MEEK , MUD , KIND, GIKT1E. But , when 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 too labours , and the words move slow ; Not so , when swift Camilla scours the plain , Flies...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson

1806
...blows. And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud billows lash the soundsng shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words more slow ; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Fl ies...
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The speaker; or Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar r When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw. The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not...corn, and skims along the main. Hear how Timotheus' vary'd lays surprise, And bid alternate passions fall and rise ! While, .at each change, the son of...
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