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" The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton - Page 403
by John Milton - 1857 - 570 pages
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The baptist Magazine

1864
...oracles ceased at the birth of Christ. In his song of the Nativity, he sings — "The oracles arc dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof,...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell." If this be true, it is also certain that one possessed of a spirit of Python lived and practised divination...
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Cowper's Milton, in Four Volumes: Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's ...

William Hayley, John Milton, William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1810
...wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly honour of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof...No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetick cell. XX. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore,...
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Paradise Lost and Regained: With the Latin and Other Poems of John ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1810
...to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horrour of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof...more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leavin" ODES. 287 With that twice-batter'd God of Palestine ; And mooned Ashtaroth, Heaven's queen...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb; No voice, or hideous hum, Runs through the arched...No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetic cell. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horrour of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof...No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd priests from the prophetic cell. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice of weeping heard and lond lament ; From...
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The poetical works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horrour of his folded tail. 19. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof...No nightly trance, or breathed spell Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetic cell. 20. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore,...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts - 1827
...for, from this happy day, The old Dragon, under ground In straiter limits bound, The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof...Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, [cell. Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1830 - 338 pages
...the departure of these pretended deities on the eve of the blessed Nativity. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof-...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. " The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice of weeping heard and loud lament ; From...
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Letters on demonology and witchcraft

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1831
...eve of the blessed Nativity. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Rons through the arch'd roof in words deceiving ; Apollo from his shrine Can...nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priests from the prophetic cell. " The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice of...
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