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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... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ... - Pagina 113
door Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pagina’s
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1808
...imitation of one of the lines of Pope- already quoted. With this exception the following is the parallel : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. POPE. Atque adeo, siquid geritur raolimme magno Adde moram, et pariter tecum quoqiic verba laborent...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...And afterwards, '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 ff Bat when load surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1808
...of one of the lines of Pope already quoted. With this exception the following is the parallel : Sott is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. POPE. Atque atleo, siquicl geritur molimme mtgno Adde moram, et pariter tecum quoque verba laborent...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...learn'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 smooth stream in smoother number* flows; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the...
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The British Essayists, Volume 20

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft is the strain when Zipbyr 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. When Ajax strives...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...the sense : Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, Andthcsmoothstreaminsmoothernumbcrsflows; s. Jore nods assent. Two hopeful boys And .. line girl reward in - joy?. Xo more solicitous lie [throw, When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to The line too labors, and the words move slow:...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 pagina’s
...kind ought to be a caution to others not to attempt it. Had his lines " When Ajax strives some mighty weight to throw; "The line too labours, and the words move slow ; " Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, " Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

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 - 597 pagina’s
...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...slow; 371 not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the Hear howTimotheus' vary'd lays surprise, [main;...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 231 pagina’s
...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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