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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 Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows i But when loud billows 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 lives of the most eminent English poets: with critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1821
...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 Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822
...si laeta canunt,'' &c. Vida, Poet, 1. iii. ver. 403. 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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The works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1822 - 17 pages
...si laeta canunt,'' &c. Vida, Poet, 1. iii. ver. 403. 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, ....
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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 o'er...
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An introduction to English grammar

William Jillard Hort - 1822
...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,...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 British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - Fiction - 1823
...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. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and celebrated by a rival wit, may be judged what...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...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, tried another...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - Fiction - 1823
...rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The Hne too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so, when...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. The beautiful distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines puts me in mind of a description in Homer's...
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The English Master: Or, Student's Guide to Reasoning and Composition ...

William Banks - English language - 1823 - 399 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 o'er...
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