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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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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - Poetry - 1997 - 256 pages
...lash the sounding shoar, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. - T ' i ' i ' - r ' When Ajax strives, some rock's vast weight to throw,...slow; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, ' - i • ' r ' r ' i" i - ' Flies o'er th'unbending corn, and skims along the main ... Sceptics who...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope, Pat Rogers - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...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....so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er uY unbending corn, and skims along the main. Hear how Timotheus' varied lays surprise, And bid alternate...
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Theorie der literarischen Gattungen: ein Handbuch für Studierende der ...

András Horn - Drama - 1998 - 207 pages
...„nochmals sagt", die vierte Zeile dagegen Flinkheit: 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. Um nur zwei Mittel der prosodisch bewerkstelligten Verlangsamung hervorzuheben: Im 2. Vers sind sogar...
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Rhythm and Will in Victorian Poetry

Matthew Campbell - Literary Criticism - 1999
...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: (Essay on Criiicism, 364-71)' In a polemic designed to...
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The Arts in Mind: Pioneering Texts of a Coterie of British Men of Letters

Ruth Katz, Ruth HaCohen - Philosophy - 2003 - 431 pages
...Blows, And the smooth Stream in smoother numhers 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 lahours, and the Words move slow; Not so, when swift Camilla scours the Plain, Flies o'er...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Volume 3

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, Marion Harland - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 588 pages
...bending the ears, and over the sea without wetting her feet. — Virgil, JEneid, vii. 303 ; xi. 433. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Pope. 3. L&das, the swift runner of King Alexander. He ran so fast that he never left a foot-print...
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Arabian Studies

R. B. Serjeant, R. L. Bidwell - History - 2005 - 204 pages
...The Line too labours, and the Words move slow. Alexander Pope, An essay on criticism, 11. 370-1. t Not so, when swift Camilla scours the Plain, Flies...o'er th' unbending Corn, and skims along the Main. The Blunts' road to the Mu f allaqat 121 And: Climbed I to her howdah, sat with Oneyzata, while at...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 267 pages
...wind And the smooth stream in smoother numbers (lows; 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, powerful Greek warrior The line too labors, and the words move slow; Not so when swift Camilla scours...
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Writing Metrical Poetry: Contemporary Lessons for Mastering Traditional Forms

William Baer - Poetry - 2006 - 264 pages
...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 labors, and the words move slow; Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er...
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The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century English Poetry

Neil Corcoran - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 268 pages
...subject - Pope gives some handy advice on this theme: 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 . . . (Essay on Criticism, 1711) Not only does Pope expand the last line to a hexameter, but he contracts...
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