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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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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...verse should like the torrent roar. [throw. When Ajax strives, some rock's vast weight to The line too labours, and the words move slow, Not so, when swift Camilla scours tlieplain,[maia Flics o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the Hear how Timotheus'" various lays...
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Works, Volumen5

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volumen4

Joseph Addison - 1811
...rough terse should like the torrent row. When Ajax strives, some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : Not so, when...scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skimt along the main. The beautiful Distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines, puts me in mind of a...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volumen11

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main—- when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
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Pretensions to a final analysis of the nature and origin of sublimity, style ...

Basil Richard Barrett - 1812 - 173 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...o'er th* unbending corn, and skims along the main, &:c. Suppose, then, a writer to affect only bare perspicuity. The properties of this species -of style...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson, Volumen2

Alexander Chalmers - 1812
...verse shoi, hi like the torrent roar* When Ajax strives some rock,s vast wcight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o,er th1 unbending corn, and skims along the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volumen1

Alexander Pope - 1812
...remark that the poet who tells us, that When Ajax strives some rork's vast weight to ihrow, The line too labours, and the words move slow : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unhending corn, and skims along the main — when he had enjoyed for about thirty years the praise...
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Poetica de Horatio: e O ensaio sobre a critica de Alexandre Pope

Horace - 1812 - 171 páginas
...-Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : 37 1 Not so, when swift Camilla- scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the mum. Hear how Timotheus" vary'd lays surprise, And bid alternate passions fall and rise! 375 While...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 páginas
...torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line, too, labors, ami the wards move slow : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain,...o'er th" unbending corn, and skims along the main.— — Pops. * 20. Good name in man and woman Is the immediate jewi 1 of their sowls. Who steals my purse,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 páginas
...rock's vast weight to throw The line too labours, and the words move slow. , 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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