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" Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. "
The Spectator ... - Pagina 4
door Joseph Addison - 1803
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 pagina’s
...(17n) 3 True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who learn'd to dance. Sh An Essay on Criticism 1. 362 (17n) 4 To err is human; to forgive, divine. An Essay on Criticism 1....
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - 2006 - 267 pagina’s
...use of the hexameter or alexandrine, a line of six iambic feet, used to conclude a work or a passage: A needless Alexandrine ends the song That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. (2: 356-357) His simile of the snake perfectly captures his sense of this kind of line, slowing down...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...Johnson True ease in writing comes from art, not 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. - Alexander Pope Biting my truant pen, beating myself for spite: "Fool! " said my Muse to me, "look...
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Be a Poet

Nancy Bogen - 2007 - 420 pagina’s
...abounds in. "A little learning," etc., is one such, the snake simile is another, and here are some more: 'Tis not enough no Harshness gives Offence, The Sound must seem an Eccho to the Sense. Good-Nature and Good-Sense must ever join; pron. "jine" To Err is Humane, to Forgive,...
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