Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives... "
The New Pocket Cyclopædia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ... - Page 40
by John Millard - 1813 - 645 pages
Full view - About this book

The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense ; Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the mooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse,...
Full view - About this book

The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 5

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1808
...of one of the lines of Pope already quoted. With this exception the following is the parallel : Sott is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. POPE. Atque atleo, siquicl geritur molimme mtgno Adde moram, et pariter tecum quoque verba laborent...
Full view - About this book

La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808 - 408 pages
...easiest who have learn'd tu dance. Tie not enough no harshness givrs offence, Th« sound mnstseem nn echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows. And tin1 smooth stream in smoother numhers flows : But when loud surges lash the sounding shnrc, The hoarse,...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists, Volume 20

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808 - 308 pages
...soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft is the strain when Zipbyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives...
Full view - About this book

Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809 - 604 pages
...move easiest who have learn'd to dance, "Tis not enough no harshness gives oticiice, The sound must ssing : For how precarious is the blessing ! A wife ne iakes. And now fo Andthcsmoothstreaminsmoothernumbcrsflows; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse,...
Full view - About this book

Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809 - 504 pages
...harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when aephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows; But when lond surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajaa...
Full view - About this book

Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 314 pages
...move easiest who have learn'd to dance. T is not enough no harshness gives offence, the sound must seem an echo to the sense: soft is the strain when...flows; but when loud surges lash the sounding shore, Ae hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...
Full view - About this book

Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 312 pages
...move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'T is not enough no harshness gives offence, the sound must seem an echo to the sense: soft is the strain when...flows; but when loud surges lash the sounding shore, the hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to...
Full view - About this book

The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 546 pages
...those move easiest who have leara'd to dance. Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when...smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sound ing shore, 368 The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's...
Full view - About this book

The Spectator, Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 304 pages
...sect. IK. p. 97. 2d. 1768. And afterwards, v Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense, Soft is the strain when...gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flrws : But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough Terse should like the torrent...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF