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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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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 ;...have learned to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness give offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows,...
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An essay on elocution: designed for the use of schools and private learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 341 pages
...feeble, according to the nature and design of the word, phrase, or passage delivered. EXAMPLES. Soft— Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. Loud — But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - 1835 - 480 pages
...languishingly slow; And praise the easy vigor of a line, Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As...offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense : And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows; Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, The...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...slow ; And praise the easy vigor 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. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense....
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - 1836 - 442 pages
...slow ; And praise the easy vigour of a line, 360 Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join. or whate'er was great, Lies crown'd with princes' honours, poets' lays, Due to Icarn'd to dance. * I 'in not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 1-314

Joseph Addison - 1837
...Alexandrine ends the song. Tnat like a wounded snake drags its slow length alón;. And afterwards, 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound...seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when /.ephyr gently blows. And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows: But when loud surges lash the...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1838 - 306 pages
...painted by a succession of soft and harmonious sounds. * The lines in the original run thus : Ezample. " Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows." Pope's Essay on Criticism. 232. Virgil, describing the gay and easy motion of the nymph -^Egle, says,...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1838 - 426 pages
...same piece, in the subsequent lines, and with tolerable success, at least in the concluding couplet: 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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A Discourse on the Latest Form of Infidelity

Andrews Norton - 1839 - 64 pages
...by Pope : 1. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance; A* those move easiest who have learnt to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence;...to the sense. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently hlowi, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...languishing!}- slow ; And praise the easy vigour of a line, Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join. gives it, or receives learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense....
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