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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 59
by Alexander Pope - 1904 - 505 pages
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...sufficient to remark that the poet who tells us, that When Ajax strives some rork's vast weight to ihrow, The line too labours, and the words move slow : Not...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unhending corn, and skims along the main when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson

Alexander Chalmers - 1812
...hoarse rough verse shoi, hi like the torrent roar* When Ajax strives some rock,s vast wcight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow; Not...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o,er th1 unbending corn, and skims along the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and...
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Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope

Horace, Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1812 - 171 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, The line too labours, and the words move slow : 37 1 Not so, when swift Camilla- scours the plain,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - 1812
...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: 371 Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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Pretensions to a final analysis of the nature and origin of sublimity, style ...

Basil Barrett - Aesthetics - 1812 - 173 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, The line too labours, and the words move slow : Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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The Reader: Containing I. The Art of Delivery ... a Selection of Lessons in ...

Abner Alden - English language - 1814 - 228 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, The line, too, labours, and the words move slow : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott, John Walker, James Burgh - Elocution - 1814 - 407 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, The line, too, labors, ami the wards move slow : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...rock's vast weight to throw The line too labours, and the words move slow. , Swift and Easy Motion. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main, Felling Trees in a Wood. Loud sounds the axe, redoubling strokes on strokes; On all sides round the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1816
...sufficient to remark that the poet, who tells us, that 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; when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise of Camilla's lightness of foot, he tried another...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1816
...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...Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending coin, and skims along the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and celebrated by...
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