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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 97
por British essayists - 1823
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The British Essayists;: Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...The line"too labours, and the words move slow; When Aj.IX strives some rock's vast weight to throw, Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies 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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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...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 : Not 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
...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: 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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La Belle Assemblée, Volumen5

1808
...strives some rock's vast weight to tli row, Tin; line too labour«, and the words moveslow. Not so, u hen swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the iiinin. Hear how Titnotheus' varied lays surprise, And lii'.l alternate passions fall and rise ! While,...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volumen1

Lindley Murray - 1808
...t<jo labours, and the words movp slow. In the next example, the verse resembles swift and easy motion. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and ikiius along the mainThe following verses exemplify laborious and impetuous motion. • With many a...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and (lie words move slow : Not 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 bid alternate...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1809 - 363 páginas
...others not to attempt it. Had his lines " When Ajax strives some mighty 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," been all the author meant them in this respest, the merit would not have been great. It would have...
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Elegant Extracts, Volúmenes1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...should like the torrent roar. [throw, When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to The line too labors, nse: Good sense, which only is the gift of Heaven,...fairly worth the seven : A light, which in yourse Hear how Timotheus varied lays surprise. And bid alternate passions fall and rise ! \Vhile, at each...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volumen2,Parte1

British poets - 1809
...rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajaa 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, flies o'er the' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Hear how Timothens' varied lays surprise, And bid alternate...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volumen5

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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 so when...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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