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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 61
by Alexander Pope - 1904 - 505 pages
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D: The rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Alexander Chalmers - Literary Criticism - 1810
...hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to thiow, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not...the plain. Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims aloi^ the main From these lines, laboured wiih great attention,, and celebrated by a rival wit, may...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1810
...hoarse rough verse should like the torrent rore. 1 When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, ' The line too labours and the words move slo-w : '...when swift Camilla scours the plain, ' Flies o'er tb' unbending corn, and skims along the main.' The beautiful distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810
...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; 371 not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, flies...
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The British Cicero; Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Thomas Browne (LL.D.) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1810
...And the smooth stream in smoother number 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 labors, and the words move slow : " Not so, when swift CAMILLA scours the plain, " Flies...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...And the smooth stream in 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 vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : VARIATIONS. Vet. 390. Ed. 1. A vile conceit in pompous...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...The line too labours, and the .words' move slow. ,,* * Sensual pleasure. . v . Swift and Easy Motion. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main, felling Trees in a Wood. Loud sounds the axe, redoubling strokes on strokes, On all sides round the...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another]

1810
...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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Works, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...horse 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...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention , and celebrated by a rival wit, may be judged what...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...hoarse, rough terse should like the torrent row. When Ajax strives, some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : Not...scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skimt along the main. The beautiful Distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines, puts me in mind of a...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1811
...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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