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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