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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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Pretensions to a Final Analysis of the Nature and Origin of Sublimity, Style ...

Basil Richard Barrett - 1812 - 173 pagina’s
...demands of the subject. In the following "verses he has most accu* lately exemplified the precept : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the...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 English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 pagina’s
...pleasure. SECTION V. Verses in which sound cor responds to signification. ._ ,. Smooth, and rough verse. SOFT is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the...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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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - 1812
...ot* 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. But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse shoi, hi like the torrent roar* When Ajax strives...
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The New Pocket Cyclopędia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 645 pagina’s
...happily observes, "Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound miift seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain, when zephyr gently blows, And...flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, Tlie hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to...
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The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 671 pagina’s
...observes, 'Tis not enough no hardiness gives offence^ , i The sound muft seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain, when zephyr gently blows, And...smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loiid surges lash the sounding shore, The hoar.'e, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813 - 320 pagina’s
...hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. Slow Motion imitated. When Ajax strives some roek's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow. Swtft and easy Motion. Not so when swift Camilla seours the plain, Flies o'er tfr unbending eorn, and...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 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...strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line, too, labors, ami the wards move slow : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th" unbending...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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...throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending coin, and skims along the main....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pagina’s
...are narn'd. SECTION V. VERSES IN WHICH SOUND CORRESPONDS TO SIGNIFICATION. Smooth and Rough Ftrse. Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the...the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should tike the torrent roar, Slow Motion Imitated. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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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