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" Had ye been there, for what could that have done? What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself for her enchanting son, Whom universal nature did lament, When by the rout that made the hideous roar, His gory visage down the stream was... "
Elegant extracts in poetry - Page 745
by Elegant extracts - 1816
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The poetical works of John Milton, ed. with a critical memoir by ..., Issue 322

John Milton - 1871
...dream, Had ye been there, for what could that have done ? What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom...shepherd's trade, And strictly meditate the thankless Muse ? Were it not better done, as others use, To sport with Amaryllis, in the shade, Or with the tangles...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - English poetry - 1871 - 449 pages
...dream ! Had ye been there — for what could that have done ? What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself for her enchanting son, Whom...shepherd's trade, And strictly meditate the thankless muse? Were it not better done, as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - English poetry - 1871 - 449 pages
...have done ? What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself for her enchanting son, j Whom universal Nature did lament, When, by the rout...care To tend the homely, slighted shepherd's trade, LYCWAS. 265 And strictly meditate the thankless muse? Were it not better done, as others use, To sport...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...dream ! Had ye been there — for what could that have done ? What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom...Hebrus to the Lesbian shore ? Alas ! what boots it with uncessant care To tend the homely, slighted, shepherd's trade, And strictly meditate the thankless...
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Poems [a selection] ed. with life and notes by J.M. Ross

John Milton - 1871
...that Orpheus bore, — The Muse herself for her enchanting son, Whom universal Nature did lament ; 60 When, by the rout that made the hideous roar, His...care To tend the homely slighted shepherd's trade, 65 And strictly meditate the thankless Muse ? Were it not better done as others use, To sport with...
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A Critical History of English Literature, Vol. 2, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 pages
...on the inability of guardian angels to protect their own: What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom...was sent Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore? Even Calliope, the muse of epic poetry, could not protect her son Orpheus against the fury of the Thracian...
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The Sacred Complex: On the Psychogenesis of Paradise Lost

William Kerrigan, John Milton - Literary Criticism - 1983 - 344 pages
...eventually to confront and transcend the death of Orpheus: What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son Whom...that made the hideous roar, His gory visage down the steam was sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore? Alas! What boots it with uncessant care...
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Mourning and Panegyric: The Poetics of Pastoral Ceremony

Celeste Marguerite Schenck - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 228 pages
...the arts and of their potential rebirth on other shores.1* What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son Whom...sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore? (1L58-63) Even more significant, however, is the initiatory motif this version of the Orpheus myth...
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The Dialogues of Plato, Volume 2

Plato - Philosophy - 1993 - 190 pages
...still singing. What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her inchanting son Whom universal nature did lament, When by the...sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore. (Lycidas, lines 58-64) he did not he would go home and live out a long life, he dared i8oa choose to...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 pages
...herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom universal nature did lament, 60 When, by the rout that made the hideous roar, His...To tend the homely, slighted, shepherd's trade, And stricdy meditate the thankless Muse? Were it not better done, as others use, To sport with Amaryllis...
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