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" Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense : 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... "
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786
...large stone, I may call ka rock ; — ' a vast weight for AjaxY 1 See ante, p. 185. * In 1715. 1 ' When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow.' Pope, Essay on Criticism, 1. 370. The A sandy dcsart. The tradition is, that a giant threw such another...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 25

Sir Richard Phillips - 1808
...But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough Terse should like the torrent roar : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...too labours, and the words move slow; Not so when iwift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main. Essay on Criticism....
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...pause, which occasions a very drawling movement. Another example I shall take from the same author : When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow J. * Knight's Tale. -f- Pope, Fragment of a Satire.- J Essay on Criticism. Sect HI. Words considered...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...which occasions a very drawling movement. Another example I shall take from the same author : / Wherf Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow J. Sect. III. Words considered as sounds. In the first of these lines the harsh combinations of consonants...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...when loud surges lash the sounding shore, •f The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. " When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main." The beautiful distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines, puts me in mind of a description in Homer's...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw,...the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims jlong the main. From these lines, laboured with great attention, and celebrated by a rival wit, may...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...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 too labours, and the words move slow j • Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the...
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Lepidoptera Britannica;: sistens digestionem novam insectorum Lepidopterorum ...

Adrian Hardy Haworth - Lepidoptera - 1803 - 609 pages
...Eut when loud billows 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 too labours, and the words move »low ; Not so 4uh¿n sitiift Camilla scours the p lain, Flits o'er the unbending corn, and skims along...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrentroar: ^/Vhen Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw , The...o'er th' unbending corn , and skims along the main. Hear how Timothens' vary?d.lays surprise , And bid alternate passions Tall and rise ! "While at each...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...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...o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. The beautiful Distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines, puts me in mind of a description in Homer's...
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