Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

The Arts and Sciences Abridged: With a Selection of Pieces, from Celebrated ...

Charles Peirce - Textbooks - 1811 - 216 pages
...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...
Full view - About this book

The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 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 smooth stream in smoother number flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight...
Full view - About this book

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...
Full view - About this book

The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...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, Flies o'erth' unbending corn, and skimsalongthe main....
Full view - About this book

Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope

Horace - Criticism - 1812 - 171 pages
...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...
Full view - About this book

The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...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...
Full view - About this book

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...
Full view - About this book

The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1812
...sufficient to remark that the poet who tells us, that When Ajax strives some rork's vast weight to ihrow, The line too labours, and the words move slow : Not...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unhending corn, and skims along the main — when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
Full view - About this book

The New Pocket CyclopŠdia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Handbooks, vade-mecums, etc - 1813 - 645 pages
...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...
Full view - About this book

The New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - Children's encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1813 - 671 pages
...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...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF