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" whispers through the trees": If crystal streams "with pleasing murmurs creep," 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... "
Satires and Epistles - Page 144
by Alexander Pope - 1872 - 164 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796 - 524 pages
...crystal streams " with pleasing murmurs creep," The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with " sleep:" Then, at the last and only couplet, fraught With some...a thought," A needless Alexandrine ends the song, 356 That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. Leave such to tune their own dull rhymes,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...crystal streams a with pleasing murmurs creep, » The reader's threaten'd (not in vain, with asleep: » Then at the last and only couplet fraught With some...call a thought , A needless Alexandrine ends the song That, like a wounded snake, draws its slow length along. Leave such-te tune their own dull rhimes,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 236 pages
...chrystal streams " with pleasing murmurs creep," The reader's threat'ned (not in vain) with " sleep :" Then, at the last and only couplet, fraught With some...call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That like a wounded snake drags its slow length along, And praise the easy vigour of a line 360 Where...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English Language - 1805 - 954 pages
...to the English heroic of five feet, and to the French Alexandrine of six. Dryden. Then, at the LSI and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, A needless AlixanJrim ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. P^c's Essay on Criticism....
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 408 pages
...crystal streams " with pleasing murmurs creep," The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with " sleep :" Then, at the last and only couplet, fraught With some...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,...
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Poésie, versification [etc

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806 - 360 pages
...critique de ceux qui en abusent , et la preuve de l'effet admirable qu'il produit sous une main habile : Then at the last and only couplet fraught "With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, ** * Pour toi la terre se pare de fleurs odorantes , pour toi l'océan sourit et applanit ses vagues...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807 - 316 pages
...cbrystal streams " with pleasing murmurs creep," The reader's tbreatened (not in vain) with " sleep :" Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some unmeaning thing they call a thought, 156 A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That like a wounded snake drags its slow length alone, Leave...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808 - 328 pages
...crystal streams ' with pleasing murmurs creep,' The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with ' sleep ;' Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some...call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded suake, drags its glow length along. Leave such to tune their own dull rhymes,...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 434 pages
...crystal streams " with pleasing murmurs creep," The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with "sleep :" Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some...call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along Leave such \o tune their own dull rhimes, and...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 334 pages
...crystal streams ' with pleasing murmurs creep,' The reader's threaten'd (not in vain) with ' sleep ;' Then, at the last and only couplet fraught With some...call a thought, A needless Alexandrine ends the song, That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. Leave soch to tune their ewn dull rhymes,...
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