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" 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 smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse... "
Lives - Página 565
por Samuel Johnson - 1800
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volumen2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 páginas
...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 line too labours, and the words move slow : 371 Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flieso'erth' unbending corn, and skims along themain....
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805
...glide along. Thin airy shapes o'er the furrows rise, A dreadful scene ! and slim before his eyes. Atf. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...scours the plain, Flies o'er th* unbending corn, and sk:ms along the main. Pope. Such as have active spirits, who are ever slimming over the surface of...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...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,...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main.* VOL. i L These * Ver. 386. These lines are usually cited as fine examples of adapting the sound to...
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Poésie, versification [etc

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - 1806
...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..., when swift Camilla scours the plain , Flies o'er th'unbending corn , and skims along the main.* POPE , on criticiim. PREMIÈRE TRADUCTION. Que le style...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 páginas
...When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, Ths 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. Hear how Tiinotheus' vary'd lays surprise, And bid alternate passions fall and rise ! While, at each...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...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 line too labours, and the words move slow ; ; l Not so, when swift Camilla Scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...Bat when land surges lash the sounding shore, 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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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 400 páginas
...But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar r When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw....o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Hear how Timotheus' vary'd lays surprise, And bid alternate passions fall and rise ! While, .at each...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...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,...so when swift. Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the' unbending corn, and skims along the Hear how Timothens' varied lays surprise, [main. And hid alternate...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 páginas
...But when lond surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar. When AJaX strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...slow: Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, ^lics o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the ^ main. Hear how Timothens' varicd lays surprise,...
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