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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... "
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Works, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...of happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. \ Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows i But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The horse rough verse should like the torrent roar....
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The Arts and Sciences Abridged: With a Selection of Pieces, from Celebrated ...

Charles Peirce - 1811 - 216 pages
...thy own, SECTION IVi. VERSES IN. WHICH THE SOUND CORRESPONDS TO SIGNIFICATION. Smooth and rough versa Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother, numbers flbws> Bat when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent...
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The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Historical and Biographical,: The Rambler

1811
...growth of happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flovls. But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent...
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Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope

Horace, Alexander Pope - 1812 - 171 pages
...slow ; And praise the easy vigour of a line, 360 Where Dtnham's strength, and Wallei'ssweetness 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...along, And praise the easy vigour of a line 360 Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness joinTrue 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 New Pocket Cyclopaedia: Or, Elements Or Useful Knowledge, Methodically ...

John Millard - 1813 - 671 pages
...on Criticism, very happily observes, 'Tis not enough no hardiness gives offence^ , i The sound muft seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain, when...smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loiid surges lash the sounding shore, The hoar.'e, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...wind That by the top doth take the mountain pine, And make them stoop to the vale. Shaletptare. 19. 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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Private Education; Or, A Practical Plan for the Studies of Young Ladies ...

Elizabeth Lachlan - 1815 - 326 pages
...age of prodigy. Genius or no genius, he alone shall be clever who is studious; for, as Pope says, " True ease in writing comes from art, not chance", " As those move easiest who have learnt to dance:" and chance has as little to do with any other study as with writing. we mast A young...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1816
...glide, And ships secure without their haulsers ride. Odytsey, iii. 118. Another example of the latter : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. Es'ay on Crit. 366. Fifthly, Prolonged motion is expressed in an Alexandrine line. The first example...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...needless Alexandrine ends the song, That like a wounded snake drags it's slow length along.' * * * ' 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soil is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But...
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