Fast by the oracle of God, I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventrous song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before... Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books - Page 6by John Milton - 1903 - 372 pagesFull view
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Philip Shaw - Sublime, The - 2006 - 192 pages
...and Siloa's brook that flowed Fast by the oracle of Cod; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventurous song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above...pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. (Book i, lines 1-16; Milton 1980) Soaring above 'the Aonian Mount' or Helicon, the sacred mount of...