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" Fancy's child, Warble his native wood-notes wild. And ever, against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse ; Such as the meeting soul may pierce, In notes, with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, With... "
The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ... - Page 18
1852
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...descriptive Muse. No passage in II Penseroso is perhaps equally happy with the following in L'Allegro: And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony. But if my judgment were to decide, I should award the palm, though with some hesitation, to II Penseroso....
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...and revelry, With mask, and antique pageantry, Such sights aŤ yonthful poets dream On tuiumer oes -by haunted stream. Then to the well-trod stage anon,...through mazes running; Untwisting all the chains that tic The hidden soul of harmony; That Orpheus' self may heave his head From golden slumber on a bed...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting sonl may pierce, In notes with many a winding bout Of linked...the chains that tie The hidden soul of Harmony: That Orpheus1 self may have the head From golden slamber, on a bed Of heap'd Elysian flowers, and hear Such...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 26

England - 1829
...parti ; and between ui, we boasted, that we made up the entire phenomenon."— LEIOH HOST'S BYBO.N. In notes, with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony," so illustrated as in the last line of Gay'i " Black-eyed Susan," — " Adieu ! she cried, and waved...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...stream. Then to the well-trod stage anon, If Jonson's learned sock be on, Or sweetest Sliakspeare, the heart ; For Wit's false tic The hidden soul of harmony ; That Orpheus' self may heave his head From golden slumber on a bed...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...Johnson's learned sock be on, Or sweetest Shakespeare, Fancy's child, Warble his native wood notes wild. And ever, against eating cares, Lap me in soft...giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running s Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of Harmony : Thjg^rpheus' self may heave his head...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 20

William Shakespeare - 1821
...and married calm of states — ." Milton had perhaps these lines in his thoughts when he wrote : " And ever against eating cares " Lap me in soft Lydian...winding bout " Of linked sweetness long drawn out." MALONE. 6 — like a MAKELESS wife;] As a widow bewails her lost husband. Make and mate were formerly...
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Knight's Quarterly Magazine, Volume 1

Charles Knight - English fiction - 1823
...appears to me, can claim, as perfectly descriptive of her powers, those noble lines of Milton : — " In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony." Who, that has heard the sweet strife between the voice and the instrument, when. she has been accompanied...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...revelry, With mask and antique pageantry ; Such sights as youthful poets dream On summer eves by hannted stream. Then to the well-trod stage anon, If Jonson's...chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony ; That Orphens' self may heave his head From golden slumber on a bed Of heap'd Elysian flowers, and hear Such...
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An Oration Pronounced at Cambridge: Before the Society of Phi Beta Kappa ...

Edward Everett - United States - 1824 - 67 pages
...imagery, knew better than any other man how to clothe them, according to his own beautiful expression, In notes, with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness,...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony ; when we see a master of English eloquence thus gifted, choosing a dead language, the dialect of the...
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