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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 Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...it hurts with wit. We conqner'd France, but felt our captive's charms; Her arts victorious trkmph'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 Dry den taught to join ie varying verse, the full resounding...
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The Register of Pennsylvania: Devoted to the Preservation of Facts ..., Volume 8

Samuel Hazard - 1828
...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. Poshcript. Since the foregoing pages were prepared for the press, I have had in my hands several...
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania: Devoted to the Preservation of ..., Volume 8

Samuel Hazard - 1828
...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 fiow. Postscript Since the foregoing pages were prepared for the press, I have had in my bands...
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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
...hurts with wit. We conquer'd France, but felt our captive' charms ; Her arts victorious triumph'd oans, While the sad father answers groans with gronni ; Tears after tears his mournf learn'd to flow. Wilier was smooth ; bot Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding...
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Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - 1830
...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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Lectures on English Poetry: From the Reign of Edward the Third, to the Time ...

Henry Neele - 1830 - 543 pages
...blank verse, so Dryden in the heroic rhymed measure, is without a competitor or even an approximator. " Waller was smooth, but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine." The Translations of Howe, Pitt,...
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 8

Samuel Hazard - 1832
...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 preptr;d for the press, I have had in my hands several...
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The Poetical Works of Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt - 1832 - 361 pages
...attempted an imitation of his master's style, in which he has introduced both alexandrine and triplet. " Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full majestic line, The long resounding march, and energy divine." How comes it then, that he rejected...
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The Poetical Works of Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt - 1832 - 361 pages
...attempted an imitation of his master's style, in which he has introduced both alexandrine and triplet. " Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full majestic line, The long resounding march, and energy divine." How comes it then, that he rejected...
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"Curiosities of Literature: 2d series and his "Literary character".

Isaac Disraeli - 1835
...nor is there a man of genius among them who stands unconnected with our intellectual soveregnty. ' We conquered France, but felt our captive's charms, Her arts victorious triumphed o'er our arms.1 At the moment Pope was writing these lines, that silent operation of genius had commenced, which...
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