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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

John Milton - 1821 - 346 pages
...prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful hird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her...the year 40 Seasons return, but not to me returns Pay, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn , Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose. Or flocks,...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 520 pages
...Sion, and the flow'ry brooks beneath, That wash thy hallow'd feet, and warbling flow, Nightly 1 visit : as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and, in shadiest...hid, Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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On the blindness of Homer, Ossian, and Milton. The Valley of the Rye ...

Nathan Drake - 1822
...equall'd with me in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Moeonides, And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed...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 Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

English poetry - 1822 - 418 pages
...equall'd with me in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown,— Blind Thamyris, and blind Ma'onides, And TiresiaS and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even and morn, Or sight of vernal...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 390 pages
...renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides ; And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed ou thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers —...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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...equall'd with me in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Mœonides, o the sprays retire ; When no rude gale disturbs the...aspen leaves confess the gentlest breeze ; Engag'd Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or mom, Or sight of vernal...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824 - 676 pages
...two whom the poet M 2 , So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old: Then feed on...wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid principally desires to resemble : and it seems as if he had intended at first to mention only these...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...Pbineus, piophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeiul bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes...the year 40 Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or bight of vernal bloom, or rammer's rose, Or flocks,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...equall'd with me in fate. So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maxmides, And Tiresias and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed...as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest eovert hid Tunes her noeturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day,...
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Elegant Extracts, Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages from the ..., Volume 6

English letters - 1826 - 638 pages
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