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Haydn's Dictionary of Dates: Relating to All Ages and Nations, for Universal ... - Page 22
by Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent - 1874 - 930 pages
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 264 pages
....mules securely slow ; O'erhills, o'er dales, o'er crags, o'er rocks they go. Motion slow and difficult, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags it slow length along, A rock torn from the brow of a mountain. Still jratliVing force, it smokes, and...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...'sleep;' Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. Leave such to tune theirown dull rhymes, and know What's roundly smooth, or languishingly slow, And...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...mules securely slow; O'er hills, o'er dales, o'er crags, o'er rocks they go. Motion slow and difficult. A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That like a wounded snake, drags its slow lerigth along. ./? rock torn from the brow of a mountain. Still gath'ring force, it smokes, and urg'd...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...very much admired in an ancient poet. The reader may observe the following lines in the same view : A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That like a wounded snake drags its slow length along. And afterwards, 'Tis not enough no harshness gives ofience, The sound roust seem an echo to the sense....
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The British Essayists: Spectator

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...very much admired in an ancient poet. The reader may observe the following lines in the same view : A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That like a wounded snake drags its slow length along. And afterward, "f is not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense....
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 17

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...line of a couplet, which is sometimes stretched out to twelve syllables, termed an Alexandrine line. A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. After what has been just said, it is needless to stop for the purpose of pointing out the ingenious...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...sleep :" Then at the last and only couplet, fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. Leave such to tune their own dull rhymes, and know What's roundly smooth or languishingly slow; And...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...sleep ;-' Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags it's slow length along. Leave such to tune their own dull rhimes, and know What's roundly smooth, or...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
..." sleep:" Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, eed : In me 'tis noble, suits my birth and state, [know Leave such to tune their own dull rhymes, and What's roundly smooth, or languishingly slow; And...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...sleep :" Then, at the last arid only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. (Leave such to tune their own dull rhymes, and know What's roundly smooth, or languishingly slow ;...
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