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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... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 145
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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Lepidoptera Britannica: sistens digestionem novam insectorum lepidopterorum ...

Adrian Hardy Haworth - Lepidoptera - 1803 - 609 pages
...vowels tire, While expletives \hf\T fetbie aid do join, And ten low words oft creep in one dull line. Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbersßaws ; Eut when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. 365 Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And 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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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...And afterwards, Tis not enough no harshness gives offenc?, The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows ; And...strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labors, and the words move slow : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...to dance. 'Tis not enough, no harshness gives offence , The sound must aeem an echo to the sense ; Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the...sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrentroar: ^/Vhen Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw , The line too labours , and the...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...glide along. Thin airy shapes o'er the furrows rise, A dreadful scene ! and slim before his eyes. Atf. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...scours the plain, Flies o'er th* unbending corn, and sk:ms along the main. Pope. Such as have active spirits, who are ever slimming over the surface of...
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Poésie, versification [etc

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...L'anglais a plusieurs expressions pour rendre le mot doux: ITTEET, SMOOTH, MEEK , MUD , KIND, GIKT1E. But , when loud surges lash the sounding shore , The..., when swift Camilla scours the plain , Flies o'er th'unbending corn , and skims along the main.* POPE , on criticiim. PREMIÈRE TRADUCTION. Que le style...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...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...When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, Ths line too labours, and the words move slow j Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, aud 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...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volume 2

1806
...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 the...smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud billows lash the soundsng shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 1

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...anglaise; il prouvera ensuite quelle énorme différence existe entre un bon et un mauvais traducteur ; Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows ; And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows;* *Le vers est doux quand zéphire souffle doucement ; et le doux ruisseau coule en vers plus doux (i)...
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