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" O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full. "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 228
edited by - 1806
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Poems and Translations: With the Sophy, a Tragedy

Sir John Denham - English drama - 1709 - 330 pages
...t|iat to us no thing, no place is ftrange, While his fair Bofom is the World's Exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, as it is my Theme ! / Tho' deep, yet clear, tho' gentle, yet not dull 1 Strong without rage, without o'er-flowing full....
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Coopers-hill: A Poem,

Sir John Denham - 1709 - 16 pages
...itrange, . . While his fair bofomis the World's exchange. О could I- flow like thee, and make thy ftream My great example, as it is my theme ! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet not dull, Strong without rage, without o're-flowing full, Heavea Heaven ber EriJatiat no more (hall...
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...employ'd in this fort of Poems, are cither Verfes of |o Syllables ; as, Oh '. could I flute like.thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, as it is my Theme-; TV dtsf, yet char ; thi gmtle, yet mt .dull • Strong, without Rage ; without o'trflowingf till. Denh....
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Miscellany Poems, Volume 5

John Dryden - Classical poetry - 1716
...So that to us no thing, no place is ftrange, While his fair Bofom is the Wotld's Exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy Stream My Great Example, as it is my Theam ! Though deep, yet clear, though gentle, yet nor dull, Strong without B.age, without o'er- flowing...
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The First Part of Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New ..., Part 5

John Dryden - 1716
...that to us no thing, no place is ft range, While his fair Bofom is the World's Exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy Stream My Great Example, as it is my Theam ! Though deep, yet clear, though genrle, yet not Strong withour Rage, withour e'er-flowing full....
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The Complete Art of Poetry: In Six Parts, I. Of the Nature, Use ..., Volume 2

Charles Gildon - Criticism - 1718
...Vifit» the World, and in his flying Tow'rs, Brings home to us, and makes both Indies our?. O could I flow like thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, as it is my Theam ! Tho' deep, yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong, without Rage ; without o'erflowing,...
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Poems and Translations;: With The Sophy, a Tragedy

Sir John Denham - 1719 - 236 pages
...So that to us no thing, no place is ftrange, While his fair Bofom is the World's Exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, as it is my Tlieme ! Tho' deept yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ' Strong without Rage, without o'er-flowing...
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The Poetical Register: Or, The Lives and Characters of All the ..., Volume 2

Giles Jacob - Dramatists, English - 1723 - 360 pages
...Shore}, > Vifits the World, and, in his flying-Towers, Brings Home to in, crd makes bath Indies ours. O could 1 flow like thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, at it is my Theme ! ho' . Tho' dtffr yet clear ; tho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong, without Rage,...
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An Essay Upon the Civil Wars of France: Extracted from Curious Manuscripts ...

Voltaire - Epic poetry - 1728 - 130 pages
...Fables, in furpaffing them. • Sir John Denkam, in his Poem on Coo~ pers-Hill, fays to the Thames • 0 could 1 flow like thee, and make thy Stream • My great Example, as it is my Theme ; . TJM' deep, yet clear ; t ho' gentle, yet not dull ; Strong "without Rage, -without o'erflowing...
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The History of the Life and Times of Cardinal Wolsey: Prime Minister to King ...

Joseph Grove - 1742
...So that to us no Thing, no Place is Jirange, While his fair Ecjbm is the World's Exchange. O could I flow like thee, and make thy Stream My great Example, as it is my Theme ! Tho' deep, yet clear, tho' gentle, yet not dull, Strong without Rage, without o' er-flowing full....
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