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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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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Nummers 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 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...flows; but when loud surges lash the sounding shore, Ae hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 526 pagina’s
...leara'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...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...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another], Volume 2

1810
...growth of happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. . " • Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...principles of representative harmony, it will be 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 th' unbending corn, and skims along the main...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 782 pagina’s
...to dance. Tisnot enough no harshness gives offence, The sound musit seem an pcho to the sense?, ft is the strain when Zephyr 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. [throw, When...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...principles of representative harmony, it will be 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, when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...principles of representative har^ mony, it wilt be 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 th' unbending corn, and skims along the main;...
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The Spectator, Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...afterwards, v 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 flrws : But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough Terse should like the torrent...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1810
...afterwards, ' 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; ' The sound must seem an echo to the sense. ' Sift is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, * And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows : ' Rut when loud surges lash the sounding shore, ' The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent...
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