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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 British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...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 American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...blow?, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when lond 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, Flics o'er...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - Literary Collections - 1823
...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 - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line, too, labours, and the words move slow j Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...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,...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823
...too labours, and the words move slow. In the next example, the verse resembles swift and easy motion. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. The following verses exemplify laborious and impetuous motion. With many a weary step, and many a groan,...
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The speaker: or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 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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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823
...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...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...corn, and skims along the main, Hear how Timotheus' vary'd lays surprize, And bid alternate passions fall and rise! 375 While at each change, the son of...
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The works of Alexander Pope: esq. with notes and illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...Turn 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 : Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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