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Bøker Bok 110 av 180Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers...
" 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... "
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ... - Side 78
redigert av - 1829
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - 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,...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 stone...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...same kind of heauty in the numhers, that the poet recommends in his excellent issay on Criticism ? When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the wcrds move slow. 661. — noav gross hy sinning grown.] \Vhat a tsne moral does Milton here inculcate,...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volum 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, The line 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....
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...principles of representative harmony, it will be sufficient to remark that the poet wlio tells us, that When 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 th' unbending corn, and skims along the main...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volum 2

George Campbell - 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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Drapier's letters [etc

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...known to himself, he desired that a clause might be inserted for excepting the family of the Drues. The oddness of the proposition taught others to reflect a little ; and the bill was thrown out. Whether I were mistaken, or went too far in examining the dependency, must be left to the impartial...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volum 9

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...known to himself, he desired that a clause might be inserted for excepting the family of the Drues. The oddness of the proposition taught others to reflect a little ; and the bill was thrown out. Whether I were mistaken, or went too far in examining the dependency, must be left to the impartial...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volum 2

George Campbell - 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, Volum 14

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, " The line too labours, and the words move slow , " Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, " Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims along the...
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Select British Classics, Volum 6

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 line too labours, and the words move slow ; Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er th' unbending corn, and skims jlong the main....
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