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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 Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - Literary Collections - 1816
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; 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 o'er...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816
...foaming high, and tumbling to the shore. Iliad, xiii. 1004. The last shall be of rapid motion prolonged : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Ktsay on Crit. 373. Again speaking of a rock torn from the brow of a mountain : Still gath'ring force,...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...foaming high, and tumbling to the shore. Iliad, xiii. 1004. The last shall be of rapid motion prolonged: Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Essay on Crit. 373. Again, speaking of a rock torn from the brow of a mountain: Still gath'ring force,...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1819
...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...so when swift Camilla scours the plain Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the mainó when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1819 - 408 pages
...hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar: When Ajax strives some rocks vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not...so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main. Hear how Timotheus' vary'd lays surprise, And bid alternate...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...hoarse ronghi verse should like a torrent roar. When Ajax strives some roi k's vast weight to throw, The line, too, labours, and the words move slow ;...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Pope. 20. Good name in man and woman Is the immediate jewel of their souls. Who steals my purse, steals...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...that the poet, who tells us, that When Ajax strives, some rock's vast weight to throw, The line two labours, and the words move slow : Not so, when swift...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, Ll. D.: Containing Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; 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, Flics o'er...
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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 - 1820 - 407 pages
...blows. And the smooth stream in smoother nun bers flows J 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 Hue, too, labors, and the words move slow : Not so when swift Camilla scours -the plain, Flies...
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