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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 Spectator, Volume 2

Richard Steele - 1729
...along. * See Essay ou the Genius and Writings of Pope, sect. IK. p. 97. 2d. 1768. And afterwards, v Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound...gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flrws : But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough Terse should like the torrent...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Thomas Browne (LL.D.) - 1810
...versification are equally applicable to the just modulations of the voice in reading and speaking : " 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, " The...gently blows, " And the smooth stream in smoother number flows : " But, when loud surges lash the sounding shore, '' The hoarse, rough verse should like...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...sweetness True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, [f>63 As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. *Tis not enough no harshness gives offence....echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr g ntly blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers Bows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1810
...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 must seem an echo to the sense. ' Sift is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, * And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows :...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810
...slow; and praise the easy vigour of a line, 360 where 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. 'T is not enough no harshness gives offence, the sound must seem an echo to the sense:...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

1810
...slow; and praise the easy vigour of a line, 3GO where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetnessjoin. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. T is not enough no harshness gives offence, the sound must seem an echo to the sense:...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...slow, And praise the easy vigour of of a line Where 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. ''Pis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense....
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The Teacher's Assistant in English Composition, Or, Easy Rules for Writing ...

John Walker - 1810 - 263 pages
...IMPROVING JUVENILE COMPOSITION", BY JOHN WALKER, AUTHOR OF THE CRITICAL PRONOUNCING DICTIONARY, &CS True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. ...Pore. BOSTON : MINTED AND SOLD BY J T. BUCKINGHAM, / ' WINTER-STREET. } 1810....
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...chance, Where Denham's strengh, and Waller's sweetness join. As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence,...Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother number flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...Alexandrine endĽ the song, That like a wounded snake, drags its alow length along. And afterwards, 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound...Zephyr gently blows. And the smooth stream in smoother number flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough terse should like the...
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