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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 Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...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 : Though still some traces of our...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 2

John Dryden, John Mitford - 1836
...this 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 line, The long majestic march, and energy divine. 76 n off in the middle of a line....
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Lectures on English Poetry from the Reign of Edward the Third to the Time of ...

Henry Neele - 1839 - 229 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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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...had been intellectually enslaved by a foreign nation, ever since the return of the second Charles. We conquered France, but felt our captive's charms, Her arts victorious triumphed o'er our arms. But as soon as the English people were recalled to a sense of the merits of their own elder writers,...
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...had been intellectually enslaved by a foreign nation, ever since the return of the second Charles. We conquered France, but felt our captive's charms, Her arts victorious triumphed o'er our arms. But as soon as the English people were recalled to a sense of the merits of their own elder writers,...
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Literary Leaves, Volume 2

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...had been intellectually enslaved by a foreign nation, ever since the return of the second Charles. We conquered France, but felt our captive's charms, Her arts victorious triumphed o'er our arms. But as soon as the English people were recalled to a sense of the merits of their own elder writers,...
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Literary leaves; or, Prose and verse chiefly written in India

David Lester Richardson - 1840
...intellectually enslaved by a foreign nation, ever since the return of the second Charles. We conquered Franre, but felt our captive's charms, Her arts victorious triumphed o'er our arms. But as soon as the English people were recalled to a sense of the merits of their own elder writers,...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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 in a still higher strain...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 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 Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the full resounding...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 484 pages
...lightness of foot, he tried another experiment upon sound and time, and produced tiiis memorable triplet; Waller was smooth ; but Dryden taught to join The varying verse, the lull mounding line, The long majestic march, and energy divine. Here are the swiftness of the rapid...
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