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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Volumen11

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, Volumen5

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...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...Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending coin, and skims along the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and celebrated by...
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Elements of Criticism, Volumen2

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1816
...foaming high, and tumbling to the shore. Iliad, xiii. 1004. The last shall be of rapid motion prolonged : Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Ktsay on Crit. 373. Again speaking of a rock torn from the brow of a mountain : Still gath'ring force,...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volumen5

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...of judgement, extent of reading, and. "When Ajax strives some rock's \rast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow : Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flees o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main. Hear how Timotheus' • various lays surprise,...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volumen21

1816
...vad weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move flow ; Not fo when fwift Camilla fcours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Pope. —Such as have aftive fpirits, who are ever Jtimming over the furface of things with a volatile...
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Elements of criticism [by H. Home].

Henry Home (lord Kames.) - 1817
...foaming high, and tumbling to the shore. Iliad, xiii. 1004. The last shall be of rapid motion prolonged: Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. Essay on Crit. 373. Again, speaking of a rock torn from the brow of a mountain: Still gath'ring force,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 páginas
...should 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 scours the plain, Flies o'er th1 unbending corn, and skims along the main. Pope, 20. Good name in man and woman Is the immediate...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 436 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, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the e. 4 42.— On Man. LET us (since life can little more su:...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1819 - 408 páginas
...rough verse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some rocks 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 Timotheus' vary'd lays surprise, And bid alternate...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - 1819
...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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