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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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Essay on Man and Other Poems

Alexander Pope - 1994 - 99 pages
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The Routledge Anthology of Poets on Poets: Poetic Responses to English ...

David Hopkins - 1994 - 275 pages
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Telling Rhythm: Body and Meaning in Poetry

Amittai F. Aviram - 1994 - 301 pages
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Mimic Fires: Accounts of Early Long Poems on Canada

D. M. R. Bentley - 1994 - 354 pages
...Sound must seem an Eccho to the Sense," asserts Pope before providing several illustrative examples: Soft is the Strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the...Surges lash the sounding Shore, The hoarse, rough Vfcrsishou'd like the Torrent TOUT. When Ajax strives, some Rocks' vast Weight to throw, The Line too...
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The Harbrace Anthology of Literature

1994 - 1906 pages
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The Poetry Dictionary

John Drury - 1995 - 324 pages
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Horace for Students of Literature: The "Ars Poetica" and Its Tradition

Professor O B Hardison - 1995 - 395 pages
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Alexander Pope: The Critical Heritage

John Barnard - 2003 - 560 pages
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