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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 Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...Turn si laeta canunt," &c. Vida, Poet. 1. iii. ver. 403But 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 - 1825 - 372 pages
...hoarse rough verse should like a torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line, too, labours, and the words move slow ;...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.— Pop* 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.: with Murphy's essay, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...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 works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...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...when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' uubending corn, and skims along the main ; when he had enjoyed, for about thirty years, the-praise...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1825
...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 main— when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1825
...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 • iVr ill' unbending corn, and skims along the main ; when he had enjoyed, for about thirty years,...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - Children's poetry, American - 1825
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; c 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 [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 263 pages
...rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow. Sanft and easy motion. Not so when swift .Camilla scours the plain, Flies...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. * Sensual pleasure. „ Felling trees in a wood. Loud sounds the axe, redoubling strokes on strokes...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1826 - 420 pages
...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 skimi along the main — when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
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