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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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...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 i But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

English literature - 1824
...terminating sound being / and : so also is the celebrated passage of Pope, VOL. IX. PART II. U " Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. ****** Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...learn'dto dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The soui.d must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows; Hut when loud surges lash the sounding shore. The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...leani'd to dance. "Tis not euiugh 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 nun bers flows J But when loud surges lash the sounding shore. The hoarse rough verse should like the...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 pages
...more are nam'd. SECTION V. VEBSES IN WHICH SOUND CORRESPONDS 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 labors, and...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...are nam'd. SECTION V. VERSES IN WHICH SOUND CORRESPONDS TO SIGNIFICATION. Sjnooth and rough verse. SOFT is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the...stream in smoother numbers flows. But when loud surges ksh the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. Slow motion imitated....
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 264 pages
...IN WHICH SOUND CORRESPONDS TO SIGNIFICATION. Smooth and rough verse. SOFT is the strain when zepliyr gently blows, • And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. But when loud serges lash {he sounding shore. The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. Slow motion imitated....
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An Introduction to English Grammar: Equally Adapted to Domestic and to ...

William Jillard Hort - English language - 1822 - 219 pages
...which may be added the verses of Pope, who breathes the very soul of harmony, on this very subject. " Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the...so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main." FROM BLAIR'S LECTURES. CHAP. III. On Figures. FIGURES...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 41

British poets - 1822
...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...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the' unbending corn, and skims along the Hear how Timotheus' varied lays surprise, [main. And bid alternate...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...more are nam'd SECTION V. T5RSES IN WHICH SOUND CORRESPONDS 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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