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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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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1839 - 306 pages
...fciTfpjflaXXfov, ror' anoirrfj^acKC Kparacts ~Aur(S enetra n£$ovic KvXtvSero Xaaf livai^/s." Example, " Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream iu smoother numbers flows." Pope's Essay on Criticism. 232. Virgil, describing the gay and easy motion...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...mistake of supposing that easy writing must be easy reading. It is quite the contrary. As Pope says, " True ease in writing comes from art, not chance; As those move easiest who have learned to dance*." " The best . performances," says Melmoth, " have generally cost the most labour; and that ease which...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...mistake of supposing that easy writing must be easy reading. It is quite the contrary. As Pope says, " True ease in writing comes from art, not chance ; As those move easiest who have learned to dance*." " The best performances," says Melmoth, " have generally cost the most labour ; and that ease which...
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New Perspectives on Middle English Texts: A Festschrift for R.A. Waldron

Ronald Waldron, Susan Powell, Jeremy J. Smith - 2000 - 190 pages
...)ndfeuehiiparnemenrandmanve hiiof-slowen. SEMANTICS AND METRICAL FORM IN SIR GAWAINAND THE GREEN KNIGHT JEREMY J. SMITH 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 Eccho to the...
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The Artist on the Artist

Harry Guest - 2000 - 462 pages
...living Grace, With Gold and Jewels cover ev'ry Part, And hide with Ornaments their Want of Art. . . True Ease in Writing comes from Art, not Chance, As those move easiest who have leam'd to dance. Timely counsel at the conclusion of the 20lh century when it is widely believed that...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - 2001 - 570 pages
...nature to advantage dressed, What ofr was thought but ne'er so well expressed. (Esiay on Criticism) True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learned ro dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense. (Esiay...
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Writing For Radio

Vincent McInerney - 2001 - 276 pages
...listens . . . and listens. 3 The medium is the message Who has two languages has two weapons. Anon. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learnt to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must be an echo of the sense....
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 636 pages
...to. His words, "The oath should be an echo to the sense," echo Pope's Essay in Criticism. 1, 364-65: Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo of the sense. Among Acres' oaths are "Odds whips and wheels!" . . . "Odds triggers and flint!" . ....
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The Myth of Laziness

Mel Levine - 2003 - 288 pages
...glad I am to find On any sheet the least display of mind. ROBERT FROST, "A CONSIDERABLE SPECK" True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As...learned to dance. Tis not enough no harshness gives offense; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. ALEXANDER POPE, "AN ESSAY ON CRITICISM" (1711)...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - 2007 - 344 pages
..."What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers." Logan Pearsall Smith "True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those move easiest who have learned to dance." Alexander Pope "Of all those arts in which the wise excel, nature's chief masterpiece is writing...
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