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" Comus. The star that bids the shepherd fold Now the top of heaven doth hold; And the gilded car of Day His glowing axle doth allay In the steep Atlantic stream: And the slope Sun his upward beam Shoots against the dusky pole, Pacing toward the other goal... "
The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors - Page 218
by Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
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The Actor: A Treatise on the Art of Playing. Interspersed with Theatrical ...

John Hill - Acting - 1750 - 326 pages
...the glolious lines that open his part. The ftar that bids the fhepherd fold, Now the top of heav'n doth hold, And the gilded car of day His glowing axle doth allay In the fteep Atlantic dream, , While the flope fun his upward beam Shoots againft the dufky pole, Pacing tow'rd...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1753
...torches in their hands. . * i COMUS . The ftar that bids the fhepherd fold, ,, . :Now the top of Heav'n doth hold, - . - /„> And the gilded car of day His glowing axle doth allay . In the fteep Atlantic ftream, And the dope fun his upward beam Shoots againft the dufky pole, t * Pacing toward...
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The Life of Mr. James Quin, Comedian: With the History of the Stage from His ...

Actors - 1766 - 107 pages
...natural defects, and supported the part at such a height, that none have been received in it since. ' The star that bids the shepherd fold, Now the top of heaven doth hold.' are lines which, though beautiful, have nothing of natural greatness, but Mr. Quin made darkness as...
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Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

John Bell - English drama - 1777
...and unruly ntifet tuitb torches in their bands.* ,Comus. [Speaks.] The ftar, that bids the fliepherd fold, Now the top of heaven doth hold, . . And the...gilded car of day His glowing axle doth allay In the fteep Atlantic ftream ; And the flope fun his upward beam Shoots againft the dufky pole, Pacing toward...
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Bell's British Theatre,: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

English drama - 1777
...riotous and unruly wife, with torches in their bands.* Comus. [Speaks.] The ftar, that bids the fllepherd fold, Now the top of heaven doth hold, And the gilded car of day His glowing axle doth allay In the fteep Atlantic ftream ; And the flope fun his upward beam Shoots againft the dufky pole, Pacing toward...
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Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

John Bell - English drama - 1780
...torches in their hands *. Comus fpeats.] The ftar that bids the ihephcrd foldNow the top of heav'n doth hold^ And the gilded car of day His glowing axle doth allay In the fleep Atlantick itream ; And the Поре fun his upward beam* .Shoots againll the dulky pole, Pacing...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...pole, . ,',.'. Facing toward the other goal '.,.,.. .' . e00 Of his chamber in the East. • .' , t- Meanwhile welcome Joy and Feast] Midnight Shout and...Dance, and Jollity. Braid your locks with rosy twine, ;. , •i lo. Dropping odors, dropping wine. !,..., ' Rigor now is gone to bed, And Advics with scrupulous...
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Measure for measure. Comedy of errors

William Shakespeare - 1788
...pointing to the letter in his hand. WAKBURTON. 097. — the unfolding star calls up the shepherd :~\ " The star, that bids the shepherd fold, " Now the top of heaven doth hold." Milton's Comus. STEEVENS. " So doth the evening star present itself " Unto the careful shepherd's gladsome...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - English drama - 1791 - 66 pages
...torches in their hands. Comus speahs."] The star that bids the shepherd fold Now the top of heav'n doth hold, And the gilded car of day His glowing axle...upward beam Shoots against the dusky pole, Pacing tow'rd the other goal /5& Of his chamber in the east ; Mean-while welcome joy and feast. SONG. Midnight...
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British Theatre, Volume 11

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...torches in their hands. Comus speaks."] The star that bids the shepherd fold Now the top of heav'n doth hold, And the gilded car of day His glowing axle...upward beam Shoots against the dusky pole, Pacing tow'rd the other goal i 50 Of his chamber in the east ; Mean-while welcome joy and feast. SONG. Now...
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