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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 Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another], Volumen2

1810
...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...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volumen11

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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 : Not so, when...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main ; when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise of Camilla's lightness of foot, he tried another...
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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 rambler

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...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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 231 páginas
...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 o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main, felling Trees in a Wood. Loud sounds the axe, redoubling strokes on strokes, On all sides round the...
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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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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 páginas
...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 Hear howTimotheus' vary'd lays surprise, [main; and bid alternate passions fall and rise! 375 while,...
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The Spectator, Volumen4

1810
...verse should like the torrent rore. 1 When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, ' The line too labours and the words move slo-w : ' Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, ' Flies o'er tb' unbending corn, and skims along the main.' The beautiful distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...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 ; 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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volumen12

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...remark, that the poet,, who tell* ns, When Ajax strives some rtick's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move 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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