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" 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 some rock's vast- weight to throw, The... "
Rhetorics of Order/ordering Rhetorics in English Neoclassical Literature - Página 94
editado por - 1989 - 200 páginas
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Bell's Edition, Volúmenes75-76

John Bell - 1796
...When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line loo labours, and the words move slow; 371 Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along tli« Hear how Timotheus' vary'd lays surprise, [mais. And bid alternate passions fall and rise, 375...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...principles of representative harmony, it will be sufficient to remark that the poet wlio tells us, that When When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main ; when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise of Camilla's lightness of foot, he tried another...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volumen2

George Campbell - 1801
...introduceth a line of the same kind a little after in the same piece, to represent uncommon speed : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main J. A most wonderful and peculiar felicity in this measure to be alike adapted to imitate the opposite...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volumen2

George Campbell - 1801
...introduceth a line of the same kind .a little after in the same piece, to represent uncommon speed : Not so. when, swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn,. and skims along, the mainj. A most wonderful and 'peculiar felicity in this measure to be alike adapted to ^mitate the opposite...
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Select British Classics, Volumen14

1803
...when loud surges lash the sounding shore, •f The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. " When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main." The beautiful distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines, puts me in mind of a description in Homer's...
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Select British Classics, Volumen6

1803
...But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims jlong the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and celebrated by a rival wit, may...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow j • Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.* The beautiful distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines puts me in mind of a description in Homer's...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volumen1

Great Britain - 1804
...principles of representative harmony, it will be sufficient to remark that the tioet who tells us, that When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main ; when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise of Camilla's lightness of foot, he tried another...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrentroar: ^/Vhen Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw , The...o'er th' unbending corn , and skims along the main. Hear how Timothens' vary?d.lays surprise , And bid alternate passions Tall and rise ! "While at each...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volumen2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labors, and the words move slow : Not so when swift Camilla...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. The beautiful Distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines, puts me in mind of a description in Homer's...
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