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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... "
Selections from Addison's Papers Contributed to the Spectator - Page 392
by Joseph Addison - 1875 - 528 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...365 Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And the otnooth stream in smoother numbers flows; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The...strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line loo labours, and the words move slow; 371 Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th'...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...large stone, I may call ka rock ; — ' a vast weight for AjaxY 1 See ante, p. 185. * In 1715. 1 ' When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow.' Pope, Essay on Criticism, 1. 370. The A sandy dcsart. The tradition is, that a giant threw such another...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 25

Sir Richard Phillips - 1808
...stream in smoother number? flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough Terse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some...too labours, and the words move slow; Not so when iwift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main. Essay on Criticism....
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...principles of representative harmony, it will be sufficient to remark that the poet wlio tells us, that When When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main ; when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...pause, which occasions a very drawling movement. Another example I shall take from the same author : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow J. * Knight's Tale. -f- Pope, Fragment of a Satire.- J Essay on Criticism. Sect HI. Words considered...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...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...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims jlong the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...she smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; " But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, •f The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....when swift Camilla scours the plain, " Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main." The beautiful distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines,...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...' . 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...throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow j • Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the...
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Lepidoptera Britannica;: sistens digestionem novam insectorum Lepidopterorum ...

Adrian Hardy Haworth - Lepidoptera - 1803 - 609 pages
...strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers▀aws ; Eut when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should...to throw, The line too labours, and the words move ╗low ; Not so 4uh┐n sitiift Camilla scours the p lain, Flits o'er the unbending corn, and skims along...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...365 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...throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : 371 Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flieso'erth' unbending corn, and skims along themain....
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