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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 Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 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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Contemplating Music: Substance

Ruth Katz - Music - 1987 - 392 pages
...blows, And the smooth Stream in smoother Number flow; 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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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 4, The Eighteenth Century

H. B. Nisbet, Claude Rawson - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 951 pages
...to the Sense' (line 365), then illustrates it: 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. (II. 370-3) The Essay on Criticism is not, like most of...
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Rhetorics of Order/ordering Rhetorics in English Neoclassical Literature

John Douglas Canfield, J. Paul Hunter - Literary Collections - 1989 - 200 pages
...of a verse "must seem an Eccho to the Sense." 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. As he matures, however, he applies this principle in subtler and subtler ways in fact, to the vanishing...
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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - Poetry - 1990 - 276 pages
...energies toward a particular bit of narrative: 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 oe'r th'unbending Corn, and skims along the Main. Swift Camilla's fast six feet are uncontaminated by any...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature and Art

Charles Mills Gayley - Art - 1991 - 600 pages
...echo to the sense," says : 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 th' unbending corn, or skims along the main. Essay on Criticism. 268-281. On Norse mythology, see RB Anderson, Norse Mythology,...
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Homer: Odyssey Books XIX and XX, Book 19

Homer - History - 1992 - 248 pages
.... ). 11? Cf. Pope. A'vsfly 0n <nti<tsrn (1711): When A|ax 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 uY unix-nding corn, and skims along the main. Another device of emphasis may be seen in lines which...
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The Top 500 Poems

William Harmon - Poetry - 1992 - 1132 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, and the words move slow; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, [300] Flies...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - Social Science - 1993 - 495 pages
...sound should be an echo to the sense', he says: 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 corn or skims along the main. Essay on Criticism CHAPTER 34 Pythagoras, Egyptian Deities, Oracles PYTHAGORAS...
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Mimic Fires: Accounts of Early Long Poems on Canada

D. Bentley - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 354 pages
...When Ajax strives, some Rocks' vast Weight to throw, The Line too labours, and the Words move slour, Not so, when swift Camilla scours the Plain, Flies...o'er th' unbending Corn, and skims along the Main. (365-73) Gary may have had these lines specifically in mind when he likened himself to an unbroken...
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