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" 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 Cyclopędia: Or, Elements of Useful Knowledge, Methodically ... - Page 40
by John Millard - 1813 - 645 pages
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819 - 718 pages
...down. In the succeeding lines, smooth and rough verses correspond to the objects whicli they describe. Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows, And the...flows. But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. The SECOND class of objects, which the sound...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 490 pages
...harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo 10 the sense : Soft is the strain when Zt phyr 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 some rocks vast weight to throw,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 426 pages
...THE FOLLOWING EXAMPLES CONTAIN VERSES, THE SOUND OF WHICH IS AN ECHO TO THE SENSE. Soft and Rough. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother number flows : But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1849 - 638 pages
...move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis nut enough no harshaess gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense : Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently hlows, And the smouth stream in smouther nomhers flowx; But when loud sorges lash the sounding shore,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1819 - 366 pages
...move easiest who have learn'd to dance. "Tis not enough no liarshness 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 ronghi verse should like a torrent roar. When Ajax strives some roi k's vast weight to throw,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1820 - 434 pages
...move eas;est who have learn'dto dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The soui.d must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when...blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows; Hut when loud surges lash the sounding shore. The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 422 pages
...move easiest w ho have leani'd to dance. "Tis not euiugh no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when...zephyr gently blows. And the smooth stream in smoother nun bers flows J But when loud surges lash the sounding shore. The hoarse rough verse should like the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820 - 456 pages
...growth of happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft Is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And...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...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820 - 462 pages
...growth of happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows i But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar....
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Retrospective Review, Volume 9

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - English literature - 1824 - 408 pages
...terminating sound being / and « : so also is the celebrated passage of Pope, VOL. IX. PART II. U " Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows. ****** Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the...
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