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... song, Well knows to still the wild winds when they roar, And hush the waving
woods ; nor of less faith, And in this office of his mountain Watch, Likeliest, and
nearest to the present aid Of this occasion. But I hear the tread Of hateful 8
But I hear the tread Of hateful steps ! I must he viewless now. [COMUS enters with
a charming rod in one hand, his glass in the other ; with him a rout of monsters,
headed lite sundry sorts of wild beasts, but otherwise like men and women, their
Or, if our eyes 15e barred that happiness, might we but hear The folded flocks
penned in their wattled cotes, Or sound of pastoral reed with oaten stops, Or
whistle from the lodge, or village cock Count the night watches to his feathery
So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity,13 That when a soul is found sincerely so, A
thousand liveried angels lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt,
And, in clear dream and solemn vision, Tell her of things that no gross ear can
ELDER BROTHER. List, list ! I hear Some far-off halloo break the silent air.
SECOND BROTHER. Methought so too ; what should it be ? ELDER BROTHER.
For certain Either some one like ns night-foundered here, Or else some 39
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I much prefer John Kinsella's updated version 'A Dialogic Mask' which, rather engagingly, includes John Milton's original in a beautifully produced hardback. Comus is available from Arc Publications.