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" The Oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving : No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest... "
Complete Poetical Works - Page 166
by John Milton - 1862
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The baptist Magazine

1864 - 868 pages
...that oracles ceased at the birth of Christ. In his song of the Nativity, he sings — "The oracles arc dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched...leaving. No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell." If this be true, it is also certain that one possessed of...
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Paradise Lost and Regained: With the Latin and Other Poems of John ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1810 - 414 pages
...usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horrour of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leavin" ODES. 287 With that twice-batter'd God of Palestine ; And mooned Ashtaroth, Heaven's queen...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810 - 540 pages
...usurped sway; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horrour of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, : . No nightly trauce, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetick cell. XX....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 272 pages
...his usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With.hollo w shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824 - 460 pages
...his usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts - 1827 - 404 pages
...is, But now begins ; for, from this happy day, The old Dragon, under ground In straiter limits bound, The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, [cell. Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft: Addressed to J.G. Lockhart, Esq

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1830 - 374 pages
...his earlier pieces, the departure of these pretended deities on the eve of the blessed Nativity. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...leaving; No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. " The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A...
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Letters on demonology and witchcraft

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1831 - 546 pages
...eve of the blessed Nativity. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Rons through the arch'd roof in words deceiving ; Apollo from his shrine Can...leaving; No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priests from the prophetic cell. " The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A...
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The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, the former written and the ..., Volume 1

Johann Heinrich Füssli - 1831 - 466 pages
...fell. Book IV. v. 549, 560. HYMN ON THE NATIVITY. PICTUKE XXIX. MARY and JESUS. The ruin of Paganism. The Oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, &c. The Libyc Hammon shrinks his horn; The brutish Gods of Nile as fast, Isis and Orus, and the dog...
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The life of Henry Fuseli

Henry Fuseli - Art - 1831 - 472 pages
...fell. Book IV. v. 549, 560. HYMN ON THE NATIVITY. PICTURE XXIX. MARY and JESUS. The ruin of Paganism. The Oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, &c. The Libyc Hammon shrinks his horn; The brutish Gods of Nile as fast, Isis and Orus, and the dog...
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