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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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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 252 pages
...mora arc nam'd. SECTION V. Tt*SES tN WHICH SOUND CORRESPONDS TO SIBH1KICATION. Smooth and rou%h verse. SOFT is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in .smoother numbers flowi. But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse, should like the torrent...
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English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 252 pages
...are nam'd. SECTION V. >'ER8ES IN WHICH SOUND CORRESPONDS TO SIGNIFICATION, Smooth and rough Verse. SOFT is the strain when zephyr gently blows, % And the smooth stream in smoother number? flows. But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the...
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The Quarterly Oriental magazine, review and register

1828
...applied : " 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sonnd must soem an echo to the sente. Sott is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother number* flows ; But when load surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough ntte should like the...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...with so much life and ease, You think 'tis nature, and a knack to please : ' But ease in writing flows from art, not chance ; As those move easiest who have learned to dance," If such the plague and pains to write by rule. Better, say I, be pleased, and play the fool; Call,...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of ..., Volumes 1-2

Lindley Murray - 1829
...down. In the succeeding lines, smooth and rough verses correspond to the objects which they describe. Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. BuI lvhen loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse, should like the torrent roar....
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1829 - 304 pages
...are ilam'd. SECTION V. VERSES IN WHICH SOUND CORRESPONDS TO SIGNIFICATION. Smooth and rough verse. SOFT is the strain when zephyr gently blows. And the smooth stream in smoother numbers (lows. Bait when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent...
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Calcutta Magazine and Monthly Register, Volumes 7-9

1830
...given to the music. • Tis not enough)) no harshness gives offence, The suuud must aeem|| an eoho to the sense, Soft is the strain|| when Zephyr gently...blows, And the smooth stream|| in smoother numbers flow?; But when loud «irge8|| lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rougli v " - !! should like the...
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Pindar, tr. by C.A. Wheelwright

Pindarus - 1830
...passage in his Art of Poetry intended to • represent the whispering breeze and the flowing stream. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. On this passage Dr. Johnson, in all the pride of acute, but rather ill-natured criticism, remarks,...
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Pindar

Pindar - 1830 - 248 pages
...passage in his Art of Poetry intended to represent the whispering breeze and the flowing stream. Sofi is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. On this passage Dr. Johnson, in all the pride of acute, but rather ill-natured criticism, remarks,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 484 pages
...slow ; And praise the easy vigour of a line, 3GC Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join. / learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense...
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