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" True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learned to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense... "
1785-1824 - Page 6
edited by - 1910
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...needless Alexandrine ends the song, That like a wounded snake drags its slow length along. And afterwards, 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound...gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers ff Bat when load surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...Alexandrine ends the song, Tliiit like a wounded snake drags its slow length along. And afterwards, 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound...seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when Xephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; Bat when land surges lash the...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1808
...imitation of one of the lines of Pope- already quoted. With this exception the following is the parallel : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. POPE. Atque adeo, siquid geritur raolimme magno Adde moram, et pariter tecum quoqiic verba laborent...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1808
...light : To all proportion'd terms he must dis-- pense, And make the sound a picture of the sense. PITT. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense. POPE. Tune longe sale saxa sonant, tune et fréta ventis Incipiunt agitata tumescere : littore fluctus...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...languisbingly slow, And praise the easy vigour of a line [join. Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...languishingly slow, And praise the easy vigour of a line [join. Where Denhatn's strength and Waller's sweetuess True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense....
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

1808 - 400 pages
...slow ; And praise the easy vigour of a line, WThere Denham's strength, and Waller's sweetness join True ease in writing comes from art, not chance. As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...easiest who have learn'd tu dance. Tie not enough no harshness givrs offence, Th« sound mnstseem nn echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows. And tin1 smooth stream in smoother numhers flows : But when loud surges lash the sounding shnrc, The hoarse,...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...sweetness join. True ease in writing comes from art, not cJiance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. Tis not enough no harshness gives offence...seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when aephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows; But when lond surges lash the...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...chance j As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance, "Tis not enough no harshness gives oticiice, his bold addressing : For how precarious is the blessing ! A wife ne iakes. And now fo Andthcsmoothstreaminsmoothernumbcrsflows; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse,...
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