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Addison Adrastus Ambrose Philips ancient appear Argos arms beauty Belinda Binfield bless blush breast bright charms clouds cried critics crowned Cynthus dame DAPHNIS death delight Dryope Dunciad e'er earth Eclogues Eteocles ev'n eyes fair fame fate fire flame flowers fury genius gentle glory Gnome gods grace groves hair heart Heaven honours Jove joys King labour lady learning live lock Lord maid mortal mournful Muse night numbers nymph o'er once Pastoral Phaon Phoebus plain pleased poem poet poet's poetry Polynices Pope Pope's praise pride rage reign rise sacred Sappho satire scorn shade shining sighs sing skies soft soul spread spring streams sung swains swell Swift Sylphs tears tender Thalestris Thebes thee Theocritus thou thought throne trees trembling Twas Twickenham Tydeus verse Vertumnus Virg Virgil virgin wife winds wretched youth
الصفحة 213 - The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar: When Ajax strives some rock's vast weight to throw, 370 The line too labours, and the words move slow : Not so, when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flies o'er the unbending corn, and skims along the main. 1
الصفحة 222 - abandoned critics too. The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head, With his own tongue still edifies his ears, And always listening to himself appears. 615 All books he reads, and all he reads assails, From Dryden's Fables down to Durfey's Tales : With him, most authors steal their works, or
الصفحة 211 - And smooth or rough, with them, is right or wrong: In the bright Muse, though thousand charms conspire, Her voice is all these tuneful fools admire; 340 Who haunt Parnassus but to please their ear, Not mend their minds; as some to church repair, Not for the doctrine, but the music there. These equal syllables alone require,
الصفحة 190 - nation against nation rise, Nor ardent warriors meet with hateful eyes, Nor fields with gleaming steel be covered o'er, The brazen trumpets kindle rage no more ; 60 But useless lances into scythes shall bend, And the broad falchion in a plough-share end. Then palaces shall rise ; the joyful 6 son Shall finish what his
الصفحة 211 - In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic, if too new or old : Be not the first by whom the new are tried, 335 Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. But most by Numbers judge a poet's song
الصفحة 190 - Tis he the obstructed paths of sound shall clear, And bid new music charm the unfolding ear: The dumb shall sing, the lame his crutch forego, And leap exulting like the bounding roe. No sigh, no murmur the wide world shall hear, From every face he wipes off every tear.
الصفحة 258 - When airs, and flights, and screams, and scolding fail. Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul." So spoke the dame, but no applause ensued; ' Belinda frowned, Thalestris called her prude. 36 " To arms, to arms!" the fierce virago cries, And swift as lightning to the combat flies.
الصفحة 212 - 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 smooth stream in smoother numbers flows; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore,
الصفحة 189 - With all the incense of the breathing spring: See lofty Lebanon' his head advance; 25 See nodding forests on the mountains dance : See spicy clouds from lowly Saron rise, And Carmel's flowery top perfumes the skies ! Hark ! a glad voice the lonely desert cheers : Prepare the way ! 2 a God, a God appears: