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" 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 numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse... "
Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ... - Page 324
by John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 pages
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The Top 500 Poems

William Harmon - 1992 - 1132 pages
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press - 1992 - 1061 pages
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Word Like a Bell: John Keats, Music and the Romantic Poet

John A. Minahan - 1992 - 218 pages
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Homer: Odyssey Books XIX and XX, Book 19

Homer - 1992 - 248 pages
...19.21o-11 t uev ... | 6<f>6aA".ot 8' . . . ). 11? Cf. Pope. A'vsfly 0n <nti<tsrn (1711): When A|ax strives some rock's vast weight to throw. The line...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er uY unix-nding corn, and skims along the main. Another device of emphasis may be seen in lines which...
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Writers on Writing: An Anthology

Robert Neale - 1992 - 249 pages
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The New Encyclopaedia Britannica: Macropaedia

1993
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 pages
...of Pope, in which, illustrating the rule that 'the sound should be an echo to the sense', he says: When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn or skims along the main. Essay on Criticism CHAPTER 34 Pythagoras, Egyptian Deities, Oracles PYTHAGORAS...
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The Ghost of Meter: Culture and Prosody in American Free Verse

Annie Finch - 1993 - 178 pages
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A Glossary of Literary Terms

Meyer Howard Abrams - 1993 - 301 pages
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