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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 line... "
The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Página 95
por British essayists - 1823
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Arabian Studies

R. B. Serjeant, R. L. Bidwell - 2005 - 192 páginas
...The Line too labours, and the Words move slow. Alexander Pope, An essay on criticism, 11. 370-1. t Not so, when swift Camilla scours the Plain, Flies...th' unbending Corn, and skims along the Main. The Blunts' road to the Mu f allaqat 121 And: Climbed I to her howdah, sat with Oneyzata, while at my raid...
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Arabian Studies

R. B. Serjeant, R. L. Bidwell - 2005 - 192 páginas
...The Line too labours, and the Words move slow. Alexander Pope, An essay on criticism, 1 1. 370-1. t Not so, when swift Camilla scours the Plain, Flies...o'er th' unbending Corn, and skims along the Main. Pope, ibid., II. 372-3. And: Climbed I to her howdah, sat with Oneyzata, while at my raid she chided:...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Literary Terms

Professor Peter Childs, Peter Childs, Roger Fowler - 2006 - 253 páginas
...famous exercise 'An Essay in Criticism': When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flie o'er th'unbending corn, and skims along the main. Samuel Johnson, however, attempting to prove...
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - 2006 - 267 páginas
...roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, powerful Greek warrior The line too labors, and the words move slow; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th'unbending corn, and skims along the main. grain (2: 362-373) Pope clearly believes in a poetic art...
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The Cambridge Companion to Twentieth-Century English Poetry

Neil Corcoran - 2007 - 268 páginas
...gives some handy advice on this theme: When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow: Not so when...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main . . . (Essay on Criticism, 1711) Not only does Pope expand the last line to a hexameter, but he contracts...
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