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" 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 like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives... "
Meter in English: A Critical Engagement - Page v
by David Baker - 1996 - 368 pages
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when aephyr gently blows, 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 Ajaa...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810
...learn'd to dance. 'T is 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...should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, the line too labours, and the words move slow; 371 not so when swift Camilla...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...WHICH SOUND CORRESPONDS TO SIGNIFICATION Smooth and rough .verse. Soft is the strain when zephyr gentle blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows....The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. Slow motion imitated. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810
...learn'd to dance. T is 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...flows; but when loud surges lash the sounding shore, Ae hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...leara'd to dance. 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...smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sound ing shore, 368 The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another]

1810
...growth of happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And...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...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. . " • Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And...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...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...to dance. Tisnot enough no harshness gives offence, The sound musit seem an pcho to the sense?, ft is the strain when Zephyr gently 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. [throw, When...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1810
...afterwards, ' 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; ' The sound must seem an echo to the sense. ' Sift is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, * And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows : ' Rut when loud surges lash the sounding shore, ' The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

Richard Steele - 1729
...afterwards, v 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 flrws : But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough Terse should like the torrent...
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