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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 British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Thomas Browne (LL.D.) - 1810
...speaking : " '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...
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The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft is the strain, when Zrphyr 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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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when Zqihyr 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 Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 the unbending corn, and skims along the main—-...
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Works, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows i But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The horse rough verse should like the torrent roar....
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The Arts and Sciences Abridged: With a Selection of Pieces, from Celebrated ...

Charles Peirce - 1811 - 216 pagina’s
...thy own, SECTION IVi. VERSES IN. WHICH THE SOUND CORRESPONDS TO SIGNIFICATION. Smooth and rough versa Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother, numbers flbws> Bat when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pagina’s
...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, When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...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 number flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough terse should like the...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...along, And praise the easy vigour of a line 360 Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness joinTrue ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those...slow: 371 Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'erth' unbending corn, and skimsalongthe main. Hear how Timothens' vary'd lays surprise, And...
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Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope

Horace - 1812 - 171 pagina’s
...a danšar, melhor se move, Na§ basta ao verso, ser brando, innocente O som deve ser eco do sentido Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the...throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : 37 1 Not so, when swift Camilla- scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along...
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