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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 9

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1824
...terminating sound being / and : so also is the celebrated passage of Pope, VOL. IX. PART II. U " Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. ****** Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822 - 436 pages
...order of the four first words of his Republic. Cicero records the approbation he met with for finishing Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; NOTES. a sentence with the word comprbbavit, being a dichorce. Had he finished it otherwise, he says,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1822
...lines of monosyllables that have much force and energy ; in our author himself, as well as Dryden. 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 British poets: including translations ...

1822
...languishingly slow, And praise the easy vigour of a line [jin. 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 echp to the sense....
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The Quarterly Review VOL.XXVII April&July

The Quarterly Review VOL.XXVII April&July - 1822
...emendations suggested by the character of their vernacular tongue. Let the elaborate lines of Pope, Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother murmurs flows, Had Bentley been born and educated in a southern country, perhaps his theory of the...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - 1823 - 480 pages
...languishingly slow; And praise the easy vigour 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 learned to dance. THE AMERICAN [Lw<m 191. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to...
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A Critical Dissertation on the Nature and Principles of Taste

Martin MacDermot - 1823 - 408 pages
...derived from whatever is most excellent in ancient and modern literature, for, as Pope justly observes, " True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance." I must, therefore, confess I do not regret, with Mr. Shee, " the long and general...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 pages
...That by the top doth take the mountain pine, And make them stoop to the vale. Shakespeare. 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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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1823 - 416 pages
...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 numlxrs flows ; But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...seemingly natural and easy. Even Voiture wrote with extreme difficulty, though apparently without any 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an Echo to the sense. 365 NOTES. any effort ; what Tasso says of one of his heroines may be applied to such writers : " Non...
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