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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 Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 335
1840
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 42

British poets - 1822
...pittance for pay. ^vV. Hill: IMITATIONS. Flout, Welsted, Jlow! &c.] Parody on Denham. Cooper's ' O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great...theme : Though deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull: Strong without rage ; without o'erflowing, full!* 177 Embrace, embrace, my sons! be foes...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 5

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822
...of his protectors. IMITATIONS. Ver. 169. Flow, Welsted, flow!] Parody on Denham, Cooper's Hill. " 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'erflowing, full...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...Flow, Welsted, flow! &c."j Parody on Denham. Cooper's Hill: ' Q could 1 flow like tbee, and make tby stream My great example, as it is my theme : Though deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull: Strong without rage; without o'erflowing, full!" 177 Embrace, embrace, my sons! be foes no...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes ..., Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...has commended them, almost every writer for a century past has imitated, are generally known : " O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great...theme ! Though deep, yet clear ; though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full." The lines are in themselves not perfect...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Authors, English - 1823
...has commended them, almost every writer for a century past has imitated, are generally known : " O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great...theme ! Though deep, yet clear; though gentle, yet not dull ; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full." The lines are in themselves not perfect;...
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The London Magazine

1828
...loveliness. Who does not recollect the charming lines with which Denham describes the “silver river :“— “Oh! could I flow likże thee, and make thy stream...my theme; Though deep yet clear; though gentle yet not dull; Strong without rage; without o'erflowiDg fulL Immediately at your feet is the plain of Runnemede,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...almost every writer for a century past has imitated, are generally known: " 0 could I flow like thcc, 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'erflowing full." The lines are in themselves not perfect;...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...thing of Ward's. IMITATIONS. Welsted, flow ! # Parody on Denham, Ver. 169. Flow, Cooper's Hill : " 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'erflowing, full...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1824
...of Ward's. P. IMITATIONS. Ver. 169. Flow, Welsted, flow ! #e.] Parody on Denham, Cooper's Hill; " 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'erflowing, full...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...Dryden has commended them, almost every writer for a century past has imitated, are generally known : O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme ! * By Garth, in his " Poem on Claremont," and by Pope in his " Windsor Forest." Though deep, yet clear...
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