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" Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine : Though still some traces of our rustic vein And splay-foot verse remain'd, and will remain. "
Latin Classics ...: College - Page 203
by William Cleaver Wilkinson - 1900
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 14

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...passage in his memory, when he composed the famous triplet descriptive of Dryden's versification : Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding Kne, The long majestic march, and energy divine. cestors have gained for me. Let the...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...it hurts with wit. We conquer'd France.butfelt our captive's charms; Her arts victorious triumph'd o'er our arms ; Britain to soft refinements less a foe, Wit grew polite, and numbers learn'd to flow. Waller was smooth; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full-resounding...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 42

British poets - 1822
...hurts with wit. W e conquer'd France,but felt our captive's charms r Her arts victorious triumph'd o'er our arms; Britain to soft refinements less a foe, Wit grew polite, and numbers learn'd to flow. Waller was smooth; but Drydeu taught to join The varying verse, the full-resounding...
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The Investigator (or, Quarterly magazine) [ed. by W.B. Collyer, T ..., Volume 7

William Bengo' Collyer - 1823
...the first James. " We conquer'd France, but felt our captive's charms, Her arts victorious, triumph'd o'er our arms ; Britain, to soft refinements less a foe, Wit grew polite, and numbers learnt to flow; Tho' still some traces of our rustic vein. And splay-foot verse, remained, and will...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1823 - 373 pages
...the end of the first line, the rising slide on the end of the second, and the falling on the last. Waller was smooth, but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine. This rule, however,, from the various...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...said of his versification will be little more than a dilatation of the praise given it by Pope : . Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full-resounding line, The long majestick march, and energy divine. . Some improvements had been already made in English numbers ;...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...triumph'd o'er our arms ; Britain to soft refinements less a foe, 265 Wit grew polite, and 'numbers learn'd to flow. Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join *\ The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine. ) NOTES. to the harmony and extent...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1824
...triumph'd o'er our arms ; Britain to soft refinements less a foe, 265 Wit grew polite, and 'numbers learn'd to flow. Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join -\ The varying verse, the full resounding line, > The long majestic march, and energy divine. ) to the harmony and extent of...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...triumph' d o'er our arms ; Britai^to soft refinements less a foe, Wit grew polite, and numbers learn'd full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine; Though still some traces of our rustic...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...triumph'd o'er our arms ; Britain to soft refinements less a foe, 265 Wit grew polite, and 'numbers learn'd to flow. Waller was smooth; but Dryden taught to join -\ The varying verse, the full resounding line, > The long majestic march, and energy divine. ) to the harmony and extent of...
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