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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... "
Select British Classics - Page 16
1803
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1729
...vaft Weight to throw, The Line too labours, and the Words move flow; Het fo, when fwift Camilla fcours the Plain, flies o'er th' unbending Corn, and skims along the Main. THE beautiful Diftich upon Ajax in the foregoing Lines, puts me in Mind of a Defcription in Homer's Odyffey, which...
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Le Spectateur: ou, Le Socrate moderne, ou l'on voit un portrait ..., Volume 8

1768
...shore, The hoarfe rotigh verfe shou'd like the torrent rore. When AJKK ftrives Corne Rock's vaft weigth to throw , The line too labours , and the words move slow; Not fo'when fwift Camilla fcours the plain, Files o' er the unbending corn, and skiras along the main....
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...blows, And the otnooth stream in smoother numbers flows; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....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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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...same kind of heauty in the numhers, that the poet recommends in his excellent issay on Criticism ? When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the wcrds move slow. 661. — noav gross hy sinning grown.] \Vhat a tsne moral does Milton here inculcate,...
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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,...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main ; when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise of Camilla's lightness of foot, he tried another...
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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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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...which occasions a very drawling movement. Another example I shall take from the same author : / Wherf Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow J. Sect. III. Words considered as sounds. In the first of these lines the harsh combinations of consonants...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims jlong the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and celebrated by a rival wit, may...
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