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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 should... "
Classic Selections from the Best Authors - Page 35
by Samuel Silas Curry - 1888 - 182 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...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; But when loud surges...strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line loo labours, and the words move slow; 371 Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th'...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - 1801
...same piece, in the subsequent lines, and with tolerable success, at least in the concluding couplet: Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the...The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar f. An attempt of the same kind of conformity of the sound to the sense, is perhaps but too discernible...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...'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...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'...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804
...And afterwards, Tis not enough no harshness gives offenc?, The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows ; And...so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the main. The beautiful Distich upon Ajax in the foregoing lines,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. 365 Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the...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, Flieso'erth' unbending...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...to dance. 'Tis not enough, no harshness gives offence , The sound must aeem an echo to the sense ; Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the...sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrentroar: ^/Vhen Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw , The line too labours , and the...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...preposition or conjunction. J^^ if»*Ar.i •;•• ^*\ • -( '"*• . "r ,'-•'•••.• * ' 28. Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows. And the...strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words move slow ; ; l Not so, when swift Camilla Scours the plain, Flies o'er th'...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...learn'd to dance. '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...When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, Ths line too labours, and the words move slow j Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies...
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Poésie, versification [etc

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - 1806
...L'anglais a plusieurs expressions pour rendre le mot doux: ITTEET, SMOOTH, MEEK , MUD , KIND, GIKT1E. But , when loud surges lash the sounding shore , The...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 th'unbending...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence ; The sound must seem an echo to the sense. Soft is Ihe strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream...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...
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