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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... "
The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell - Page 64
by Joseph Addison - 1804
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1816
...glide, And ships secure without their haulsers ride. Odytsey, iii. 118. Another example of the latter : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. Es'ay on Crit. 366. Fifthly, Prolonged motion is expressed in an Alexandrine line. The first example...
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Lessons in elocution: or, A selection of pieces in prose and verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...chance,. As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is...stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges la?h the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1817 - 288 pages
...CORRESPONDS TO ═IGNIFISXTIOH. S mouth and rottgk rersc. Soft is the strain when zephyr gently bio ws, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The huirse rough verse should like the torreut row. Slatv motion imitated. When Ajax strives some rock's...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...ships secure without their haulsers ride. • • Another example of the latter: Odyssey, iii. 118. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. Essay on Crit. 366. Fifthly, Prolonged motion is expressed in an Alexandrine line. The first example...
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The Universal Preceptor: Being a General Grammar of Arts. Sciences, and ...

Sir Richard Phillips - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1817 - 316 pages
...of the cesural pause. When this pause is on the fourth syllable, the strain is smooth and airy ; as, Soft is the strain | when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream | in smoother murmur flows. Or, it is still quicker, when placed at the second syllable; as, Not so I when swift...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry ; Selected from the Best ...

Readers - 181? - 258 pages
...SMOOTH AND ROUGH VERSE. Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smooth*- numbers flows. But when loud surges lash the sounding...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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...chance ; As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis. not enough no harshness give offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is...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...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819
...down. In the succeeding lines, smooth and rough verses correspond to the objects whicli they describe. Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the...hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. The SECOND class of objects, which the sound of words is often employed to imitate, is Motion: as it...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1819 - 408 pages
...harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo 10 the sense : Soft is the strain when Zt phyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers...should like the torrent roar: When Ajax strives some rocks vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so, when swift Camilla...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1819
...echoing groan the thickets brown, Then rustling, crackling, crashing, thunder down. Iliad, xxiii. 144. But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent ro╗r. Pope's Essay on Criticism, 369. DireScylla there a scene of horror forms, And here Charybdis...
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