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" Those other two, equalled with me in fate So were I equalled with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling,... "
Paradise Lost - Page 69
by John Milton - 1850 - 296 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...I equal'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresas and Phineus prophet! old: Then feed on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious...Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nofturnal note. Thus with the year 43 Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

English poetry - 1795 - 744 pages
...me in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Mxonides, And Tirefias and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...numbers ; as the wakeful bird. Sings darkling, and in fhadieft cevert hid Tones her nodunial note. Thus with the year Seafons return, but not to me returns...
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Sheridan's and Henderson's Practical Method of Reading and Reciting English ...

Elocution - 1796 - 292 pages
...fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind M aeon ides, And Tirefias, and Phineus, prophets old: Then feed on thoughts that...numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in fhadieft covert hid, Tupes her nolturnal note. Thug with the year Seafons return, Now melt more into...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 3, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mseonides, And Tirefias and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in fhadied covert hid .. Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seafons return ; but not to me returns...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 408 pages
...were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mseonides, And 1'iresias, and Phineas, prophets old; Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach ofev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 560 pages
...equall'd with me in fate, 9o were 1 equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, ami blind Ma;onides, And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed...shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with Ihe year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1810 - 482 pages
...with tbcm in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Msronides, AndTiresiasand Phineus prophets old: Theu feed on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious numbers...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, hut not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias, and Phirteue, prophets old: Then feed on droughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return: but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher

Ben Jonson, John Fletcher, Francis Beaumont - English drama - 1811 - 710 pages
...bird, from her near resemblance to his own circumstances. ' Who fed on thoughts that voluntary mov'd ' Harmonious numbers, as the wakeful bird ' Sings darkling,...shadiest covert hid • Tunes her nocturnal note.' SeuiarJ, Virgil's simile is also translated in o:ia of Lte'* Tragedies '° Our"grcut tntny.] The wolf....
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Life of Francis Beaumont. Life of John Fletcher. Prefaces. Commendatory ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811 - 712 pages
...bird, from her near resemblance to his own circumstances. ' Who fed on thoughts that voluntary mov'd ' Harmonious numbers, as the wakeful bird ' Sings darkling,...in shadiest covert hid ' Tunes her nocturnal note.' Seicard. Virgil's simile is also translated in one of Lee's Tragedies. ''" Our great fnemy.] The wolf....
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