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" True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. "
Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author - Page 84
by Alexander Pope - 1860
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...languishingly slow; And praise the easy vigour of a line, 360 Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance;...offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. 365 Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And the otnooth stream in smoother numbers flows;...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...growth of happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the...smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...slow length along. " And afterwards, " 'Tis not enough no harshness givts offence, " The sound muse seem an echo to the sense. " Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, " And she smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; " But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, •f...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...length along, And praise the easy vigour of a line 360 Where Denham's strength and Waller's sweetness join. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance,...offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. 365 Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ;...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...languishingly slow } And praise the easy vigour of a line , Where Denham's strength and "Waller's sweetness join. True ease in writing comes from art not chance , As those move easiest who have learn 'd to dance. 'Tis not enough, no harshness gives offence , The sound must aeem an echo to the...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson

1806
...growth of happier climates, into a soil'less adapted to its nature, and less favourable to its increase. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows. And the...smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud billows lash the soundsng shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...happier climates, into a soil less adapted to its nature, aud less favourable to its increase. • Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And...smooth stream in smoother numbers flows ; But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. • When Ajax...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 416 pages
...evident that he bestowed much time and care on his poems, before he ventured them out of his hands."f 27. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance. J • i It is well known that the writings of Voiture, of Sarassin, and La Fontaine, cost them much...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...evident that he bestowed much time and care on his poems, before he ventured them out of his hands."f 27. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learn'd to dance.J It is well known that the writings of Voiture, of Sarassin, and La Fontaine, cost them much...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 1

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...anglaise; il prouvera ensuite quelle énorme différence existe entre un bon et un mauvais traducteur ; Soft is the strain when zephyr gently blows ; And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows;* *Le vers est doux quand zéphire souffle doucement ; et le doux ruisseau coule en vers plus doux (i)...
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