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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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Rhetorics of Order/ordering Rhetorics in English Neoclassical Literature

John Douglas Canfield, J. Paul Hunter, Paul J. Hunter - 1989 - 200 páginas
...exemplifying his simplistic youthful "rule" that the sound of a verse "must seem an Eccho to the Sense." When Ajax strives, some Rock's vast Weight to throw,...o'er th' unbending Corn, and skims along the Main. As he matures, however, he applies this principle in subtler and subtler ways — in fact, to the vanishing...
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Rhetorics of Order/ordering Rhetorics in English Neoclassical Literature

John Douglas Canfield, J. Paul Hunter, Paul J. Hunter - 1989 - 200 páginas
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The Oxford Anthology of English Poetry, Volumen1

John Wain - 1990 - 684 páginas
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The Age of Fable

Thomas Bulfinch - 1969 - 494 páginas
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English Poetry: A Poetic Record from Chaucer to Yeats

David Hopkins - 1990 - 269 páginas
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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - 1990 - 262 páginas
...is in fact mucking about with the truth about our lives. To return to Pope's examples for a moment: "When Ajax strives, some Rock's vast weight to throw,.../ The Line too labours, and the Words move slow": We may easily observe that "some Rock's vast weight," although metrically resolved as iambs (because...
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Literature: Reading Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and the Essay

Robert DiYanni - 1990 - 1746 páginas
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The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art, Based Originally on ...

Charles Mills Gayley - 1991 - 597 páginas
...echo to the sense," says : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line, too, labors and the words move slow ; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, or skims along the main. Essay on Criticism. 268-281. On Norse mythology, see RB Anderson, Norse Mythology,...
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Writers on Writing: An Anthology

Robert Neale - 1992 - 249 páginas
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Critical Survey of Poetry: English language series, Volumen6

Frank Northen Magill - 1992 - 4090 páginas
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