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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 Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...principles of representative harmony, it will be sufficient to remark that the poet who tells us, that When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...slow ; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise of Camilla's lightness of foot, he tried another...
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The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to thiow, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not...the plain. Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims aloi^ the main From these lines, laboured wiih great attention,, and celebrated by a rival wit, may...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volumen1

Thomas Browne (LL.D.) - 1810
...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. " Hear how TIMOTUEUS' vary'd lays surprise, " And bid alternate passions fall, and rise ! " While,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volumen12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 526 páginas
...harmony, it will be sufficient to remark, that the poet,, who tell* ns, When Ajax strives some rtick's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the...slow : Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Files o'cf th' unbending corn, ami skinis along the main ; wheti he had enjoyed for about thirty years...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 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, flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 231 páginas
...lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. Slow motion imitated. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the .words' move slow. ,,* * Sensual pleasure. . v . Swift and Easy Motion. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...when loud surges lash the sounding shore, 368 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 : VAKUTIONI. Ver. 320. Ed. 1. A vile conceit in pompous style express'd. Ver. 338. Ed. 1 And smooth...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...principles of representative harmony, it will be sufficient to remark that the poet who tells us, that When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; Xot so when swift Camilla scours the plain, when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Temas77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 páginas
...When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, Ihe line too labours, and the words move slow; 371 not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the Hear how Timotheus' varj'd lays surprise, [main; and bid alternate passions fall and rise! 375 while,...
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Works, Volumen5

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The horse 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. From these lines, laboured with great attention , and celebrated by a rival wit, may be judged what...
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