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" My great example, as it is my theme ! Tho' deep, yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full. "
The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus - Page 146
by Alexander Pope - 1729 - 238 pages
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Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining, in poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Poetry - 1791
...ftrange, While his fair bofom is the world's cxctiange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftrcam - without o'erflovving full. Heaven her Eridanus no more (hall boaft, Whole fame in thine, like leflcr...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...world's exchange. О could I flow like thce, and make thy ftrcam My great example, as it is my theme 1 Tho' deep, yet clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'ernowing full. Heav'n her Hridanus no more ihall boaft, Whofc fame in thine, like IcrTcr...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...commended them, almoft every writer for a century paft has imitated, are generally known: *' O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftream " My great example, as it is my theme ! * By Garth, in his " Poem on Clarenjont," and by Pope, :a hiť " Windfor Foreft." H. * ( Though deep,...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1794
...ftrange, While his fair bofom is the world's exchange.. O could I ftow like thee, and make thy 11 ream-, My great example,, as it is my theme ! Tho' deep,...clear; tho' gentle, yet not dull; Strong without rage, without o'erftowing full. Heaven her Eridanus no more mall boaft, Whofe fame in thine, like lefter...
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the English Anthology

T. And J. Egerton - 1793
...that to us no thing, no place, is ftrange, While his fair bofom is the worlds exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftream My great example, as it is my theme! 190 Though deep, yet clear; though gentle, yet not dull; Strong without rage, without o're-flowing...
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The English Anthology ...

Joseph Ritson - English poetry - 1793 - 334 pages
...that to us no thing, no place, is ftrange, While his fair bofom is the worlds exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy ftream My great example, as it is my theme ! 196 Though deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o're-flowing...
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1793
...world's exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy itream My great example, as it is my theme l Tho' deep, yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. DlMIAU, Beneath her chalky cliffs fea-nymphs refort, And awful Neptune keeps...
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The Works of Soame Jenyns,esq. ...

Charles Nalson Cole - English poetry - 1793
...wife, And talks of games of whift, and pig-tail pies ; • Parody on thefe lines of Sir John Denham. Tho' deep, yet clear, tho' gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. 3 Plays Plays all the night, nor doubts each law to break, Himfelf unknowingly...
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The ambulator; or, The stranger's companion in a tour round London ...

John Bew - 1794
...theme with fome of our moft diflinguiihed • poets. . ", O could I flow like thec, and make thy dream My great example, as it is my theme ! Tho' deep, yet...; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full. , _ DENHAM. * Beneath her clalky cliffs fea-nymphs reforr, And awful Neptune...
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British Synonymy: Or, An Attempt at Regulating the Choice of Words in ...

Hester Lynch Piozzi - English language - 1794 - 516 pages
...clofely allied though never fynonymous, fo truly beautiful, though approaching to redund. : ancy : Tho' deep yet clear, tho' gentle yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'trflowing — full. CONCONTENTS. P*ge ff*O abandon, forfake, relinquish, give up, dejert,...
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