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" The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with '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. "
Novo mestre inglez, ou Grammatica da lingua ingleza para uso dos portuguezes ... - Page 308
by Francisco Solano Constâncio - 1837 - 310 lehte
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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practical Lessons ...

George Payn Quackenbos - 1857 - 451 lehte
...the impression of slow and difficult motion, as in these lines of Pope:— "A needless Alexandrine ends the song; That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along." "•lost writes to make his barrenness appear, And strains from hard-bound brains eight lines...
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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - 1857 - 383 lehte
...six Iambs ? K. — An Alexandrine, as in the second line of this couplet : A need'less Al'exan'drine ends ' the song, That like ' a wound'ed snake, ' drags its ' slow length ' T. — Give an example of the Trochaic, and tell the varieties of that kind of verse. L. — Now...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic

Beautiful poetry - 1857
...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...
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The Standard Fifth Reader: (first-class Standard Reader) : for Public and ...

Epes Sargent - 1857 - 478 lehte
...and «>,! y 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...
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The Princeton Text Book in Rhetoric

Matthew Boyd Hope - 1859 - 289 lehte
...labor and difficulty : " And ten low words off creep in one dull line." Or, " A needless Alexandrine ends the song, " That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along." The effect is obviously due, in such cases, to the analogy beR tween the ease and rapidity...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1859 - 435 lehte
...with better success, made choice of this very measure to exhibit slowicss: " A needless Alexandrme ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along."1 ft deserves our notice, that in this couplet he seems to give it as his opinion of the Alexandrine,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, 2. köide

Alexander Pope - 1859
...unmeaning thing they call a thought, 2 Ben Johnson's Every Man out of his Humour. A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. [know Leave such to tune their own dull rhymes, and What's roundly smooth, or languishingly...
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The Readable Dictionary: Or, Topical and Synonymic Lexicon: Containing ...

John Williams (of Lancaster, O.) - 1860 - 360 lehte
...the life of Alesander. The second of the following lines is an Alexandrine. A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That like a wounded snake drags its slow length ulong. A HEMISTICH is the half of a verse or line. (Gr., hemi, half; and stichos, a verse.) A DISTICH...
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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1860 - 527 lehte
...and rolls impetueus down, and smokes along the plain. , DRYDEN : Lncretius. A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. POPE : Essay on Criticism. Not so when swift Camilla scours the plain, Flios o'er th' unbending...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - 1860 - 435 lehte
...with better success, made choice of this very measure to exhibit slowless: "A needless Alexandrine ends the song,. That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along."1 It deserves our notice, that in this couplet he seems to give it as his opinion of the Alexandrine,...
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