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" Though oft the ear the open vowels tire; While expletives their feeble aid do join; And ten low words oft creep in one dull line: While they ring round the same unvaried chimes With sure returns of still expected rhymes: Where'er you find "the cooling... "
An Essay on the Nature of the English Verse: With Directions for Reading Poetry - Page 49
by Joseph Robertson - 1799 - 134 pages
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The Spectator. ...

1712
...Readers are fo much in Lbve with, he has the following Verfes. Thefe Equal Syllables alone require, Tlx? oft the Ear the open Vowels tire. While Expletives their feeble Aid Ao join t And ten low Words oft creep in one dull Line. THE gaping of the Vowels in thefecond Line,...
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The Works of Mr. Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1717 - 408 pages
...as fome to Church repair^ Not for the do&rine, but the mufic there. ! j Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' * oft' the ear the open vowels tire;...join ; And ten low words oft' creep in one dull line ; While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes, With fure returns of ' {till-expeded rhymes. Where-e'er...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

1720
...minds; as fome to church repair, Not for the doftrine, but the mufic there. Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' * oft' the ear the open vowels tire;...join; And ten low words oft' creep in one dull line; While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes, With fure returns of ftill-expedted rhymes. Where-e'er...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1722
...minds; as fame to church repair, Not for the dotfrine, but the mufic there. Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' * oft' the ear the open vowels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid to join; And ten low words oft' creep in one dull line ; While they ring round the fame unvary'd chimes,...
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The Spectator, Volume 4

1738
...Readers are fo much in Love with, he has the following Verfes. Thefe Equal Syllables alone require, The1 oft the Ear the open Vowels tire, While Expletives...feeble Aid do join, And ten low Words oft creep in sne dull Line. THE gaping of the Vowels in the fecond Line, the Expletive do in the third, and the...
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The Spectator ...

1729
...Readers are fo much in Love With, he his the following Verfes. Thtfe Equal Syllables alone require, The' oft the Ear the open Vowels tire, While Expletives their feeble Aid. do join, jind ten low Words oft creep in one dull Line. THE gaping of the Vowels in the fecond Line, the Expletive...
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The Spectator: ...

1737
...which fome Readers are fo much in Love with, he has the following Verfes. Thefe Equal Syllables alone require, Tho* oft the Ear the open Vowels tire, While...their feeble Aid do join, And ten lo.w Words oft creep inone dull Line\ TH E gaping of the Vowels in the fecond Line, the Expletive^ in the third, and the...
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Letters Concerning Poetical Translations, and Virgil's and Milton's Arts of ...

William Benson - 1739 - 83 pages
...apprehended from a Pafiage in Mr. Pope's EJJay on Criticifm, that all auxiliary Verbs are mere Expletives. *' While Expletives their feeble Aid do join, *' And ten low Words oft creep in one dujl Line. But this I believe Mr. Pope never intended to adr vance. Milton has ufed them in many Places,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 1

William Ayre, Edmund Curll - 1745
...: Asfome to Church repair, Not for the Doctrine, but the Mufick there. Thefe equal Syllables alone require, - , Tho' oft the Ear the open Vowels tire...• --• While Expletives their feeble Aid do join ; • '-- Andierr low Words oft creep in one dull Line, • • : While they ring round the fame unvary'd...
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An essay on criticism. With notes by mr. Warburton

Alexander Pope - 1749 - 89 pages
...fecus ac ft oatlo rubri(an Jirigat uno. Perfius, Sat. iJ Thefe equal fyllables alone require, Tho' eft the ear the open vowels tire ; While expletives their feeble aid do joii And ten low words oft' creep in one dui While they ring round the fame unvar) With fure returns...
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