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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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Payne's universum, or pictorial world: engravings of ..., Issue 107, Volume 3

Albert Henry Payne - 1844 - 270 pages
...were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Mteonides,* And Tiresias and Phineas, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tnnes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...others." So were I equalled with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides,1 And Tiresias,2 and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts...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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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 2-3

Anna Maria Hall - 842 pages
...Milton, in his Address to Light , compares himself to the Nightingale in these words : — " Then fced on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious numbers...Sings darkling, and, in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her noeturnal note.'' Moore, however, has tho following stanza on a comparison betwcen love and the Nightingale's...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 3

1846
...circumstances of blank, rayless desolation — poised on his own supreme spirituality — have loftily fed " on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious numbers,...in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note." All minds must be impressed by the strange excelling appositeness of the " similitude" in this case....
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Practical Elocution

Samuel Niles Sweet - Elocution - 1846 - 312 pages
...were I equal'd with them in renown I Blind Thamyris, and blind Mseonides ; And Tiresias, and Phineas, prophets old ; Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in the shadiest cover hid, Tunes her nocturnal note. 6. Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847 - 604 pages
...equall'd with me in fate iki were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyrk, and blind Maeonides; 35 Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling,...the year 40 Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks,...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton, Edward Young - 1848 - 600 pages
...equal'd with me in fate, So were I equal'd with them in renown ! Blind Thamyris, and blind Meeonides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then...the year 40 Seasons return : but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks,...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts

John Milton - 1849 - 654 pages
...equal'd with me in fate, So were I equal'd with them in renown ! Blind Thamyris, and blind Mceonides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then...the year 40 Seasons return : but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or mom? Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 466 pages
...equalled with them in renown !_ 25 Blind Thamaris, and blind Maeonides ; And Tyresias, and Phyneus, prophets old : — Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...bird Sings darkling, and. in shadiest covert hid, 30 Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the...
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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - English literature - 1965 - 620 pages
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