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" Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Hear how Timotheus' varied lays surprise, And bid alternate passions fall and rise! While, at each change, the son of Libyan Jove Now burns with glory, and then melts with love; Now his fierce eyes... "
The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper - Page 161
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1848
...flow : Persians and Greeks like turns of nature found, 380 And the world's victor stood suhdued hy sound ! The power of music all our hearts allow, And...the fault of such Who still are pleased too little or too much. At every trifle scorn to take offence, a That always shows great pride, or little sense...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope - History - 1849
...surprise, And bid alternate passions fall and rise ! While at each change the son of Libyan Jove Now burns with glory, and then melts with love ; Now his fierce...the fault of such, Who still are pleased too little or too much. s " Fugiemus crebrasvocalium concursiones, quee vastam atqae hiante m orationcm reddunt."—...
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Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man

Thomas Reid, Sir William Hamilton - Intellect - 1850 - 462 pages
...surprise, And bid alternate passions fall and rise ; While at each change, the son of Lybian Jove Now burns with glory, and then melts with love. Now his fierce...And the world's victor stood subdued by sound." The countenance and gesture have an expression no less strong and natural than the voice. The first time...
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Lectures on the philosophy of the human mind, Volume 1

Thomas Brown - 1851
...And bid alternate passions fall and rise ; While, at each change, the son of Libyan Jove Now burns with glory, and then melts with love ; Now his fierce...found, And the world's victor stood subdued — by sound.1 On these lines, which allude to the celebrated ode of Dryden, — who adapted, with most happy...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope, Alexander Dyce - English poetry - 1851
...Persians and Greeks like turns of nature found, And the world's victor stood subdued by sound ! VOL. II. C The power of music all our hearts allow, And what...extremes, and shun the fault of such Who still are pleas'd too little or too much. At every trifle scorn to take offence ; That always shows great pride...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...Now burns with glory, and then melts with love : Now his fierce eyes with sparkling fury glow, And sighs steal out, and tears begin to flow : Persians...found, And the world's victor stood subdued by sound. He sees why Nature plants in man alone Hope of known bliss, and Faith in bliss unfcn»'r" (Nature,...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...And bid alternate passions fall and rise ! While, at each change, the son of Libyan Jove Now burns with glory, and then melts with love : Now his fierce...the fault of such Who still are pleased too little or too much. At every trifle scorn to take offence ; That always shows great pride, or little sense...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...bid alternate passions fall and rise ! 175 While, at each change, the son of Libyan Jove3 Now burns with glory, and then melts with love ; Now his fierce...flow: Persians and Greeks like turns of nature found, i&o And the world's victor stood subdued by sound! The power of music all our hearts allow, And what...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1853
...Now sighs steal out, and tears begin to flow : Persians and Greeks like turns of nature found, 380 And the world's victor stood subdued by sound ! The...hearts allow, And what Timotheus was, is DRYDEN now. 26 [This celebrated passage, in which the poet obviously intended to adapt the sound to the sense,...
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THE WORKS OF ALEXANDER POPE

DR. WARBURTON - 1856
...surprise, And bid alternate passions fall and rise, While at each change the son of Lybian Jove Now burns with glory and then melts with love: Now his fierce...music all our hearts allow, And what Timotheus was is Dry den now. Avoid extremes, and shun the -fault of such Who still are pleased too little or too much....
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