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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 London Magazine, Volume 10

1824
...continued for three lines together is allowable, and often graceful if the last be an alexandrine, as here. j V m ӌ r Rt ʌ D փ d vՏU M܉ r UD $ `͓ 䐤YR full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine Pope 1 1 Imitatiota of Horace....
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...characterized his great prototype in his imitation of the first Epistle of the second book of Horace ! Waller was smooth, but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march and energy divine. Imitated i7oo.;] From admiring the...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1824
...characterized his great prototype in his imitation of the first Epistle of the second book of Horace ! Waller was smooth, but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march and energy divine. Imitated From admiring the works of...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...hurts with wit. We eonquer'd Franee, but felt our eaptive's eharms ; Her arts vietorious triumph'd Daily devours apaee ; and nothing said, But that two-handed engine at the door, Stan leam'd to flow. Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...hurts with wit. 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 learn 'd to flow. Waller was smooth ; but Drydeu taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 2 pages
...energy of Dryden's rhymes. GEAY. Mr. Mitford quotes the following account of Dryden from Pope: " Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine." Ver. 110. Thoughts that breathe,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...lightness of foot, tried another experiment upon sound and time, and produced this memorable triplet ; Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestick march, and energy divine. Here are the swiftness of the rapid...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 pages
...triumph'd o'er our arms ; 'iritain 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 line, The long majestic march, and energy divine : Though still some traces of our...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 420 pages
...lightness of foot, he tried another experiment upon sound and time, and produced this memorable triplet : Waller was smooth; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine. Here are the swiftness of the rapid...
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Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Volume 2

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - 1827
...yet that competence and leisure quickly mitigated this severity, and the society of colonists became to soft refinements less a foe, Wit grew polite, and numbers learned to flow. POSTSCRIPT. Since the foregoing pages were prepared for the press, I have had in my hands several copy...
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