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" XXIII. 144. But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. Pope's Essay on Criticism, 369. Dire Scylla there a scene of horror forms, And here Charybdis fills the deep with storms: When the tide rushes... "
Elements of Criticism - Page 290
by Lord Henry Home Kames - 1833 - 504 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - 1796
...sense. Soft is the strain, when Zephyr gently blows, And the bmooth stream in smoother numbers fle But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent ra When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to th The line too labours, and the words move slow Not...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 37

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...monfter, and confounds the fight. And here Charybdis fills the deep with ftorms. When the tide rufhes from her rumbling caves The rough rock roars ; tumultuous boil the waves • They tofs, they foam, a wild confufion raife, Eternal mifts obfcure th' aerial plain, ^ Like waters...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 37

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...there a fcene of horror forms, z80 And here Charybdis fills the deep with ftorms. When the tide rufl:es from her rumbling caves The rough rock roars ; tumultuous boil the waves ; They tofs, they foam, a wild confufion raife, Like waters bubbling o'er the fiery blaze; 185 Eternal...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1788
...there a fcene of horror forms, And here Charybdis fills the deep with ftorms : When the tide rufhes from her rumbling caves, The rough rock roars: tumultuous boil the waves. Pope. No perfon can be at a lofs about the caufe of this beautv : it is obvioufly that of imitation....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 356 pages
...there a fcene of horror forms, And here Charybdis fills the deep with ftorms. When the tide rufhes from her rumbling caves, The rough rock roars; tumultuous boil the waves. B;i/teri>ui and glntlr founds. Two craggy rocks projecting to the main, The roaring winds tempeftuous...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - 1801
...couplet: 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 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 British Essayists: The Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in soioothcr numbers flows. But when loud billows lash the sounding shore, The hoarse rough verse should like the torrent roar. When Ajai strives some rock's vast weight to throw, The line too labours, and the words more slow ;...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

1803
..." 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 too labours, and the words move slow...
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Lepidoptera Britannica: sistens digestionem novam insectorum lepidopterorum ...

Adrian Hardy Haworth - 1803 - 609 pages
...strain when zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbersßaws ; 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...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...sense. 365 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 too labours, and the words move slow:...
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