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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: With a Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton, James Montgomery - 1861
...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...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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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1890 - 346 pages
...enchanting son, Whom universal nature did lament, When by the rout that made the hideous roar II is gory visage down the stream was sent, Down the swift...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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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1862
...dream ! Had ye been there — for what could that have don*> * 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 other use, To sport with Amarylis in the shade, Or with the tangles of...
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Verses and Translations

Charles Stuart Calverley - Classical poetry - 1862 - 203 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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The poetical works of John Milton, with illustr. by E.H. Corbould and J. Gilbert

John Milton - 1864
...that Oipheus bore,— The Muse herself for her enchanting son, Whom universal Nature did lament, 60 When, by the rout that made the hideous roar, His...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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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 Muse...
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Verses and translations, by C.S.C.

Charles Stuart Calverley - 1865
...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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Selections from Ovid and Virgil: a shorter handbook of Latin poetry ; with ...

James Hobbs Hanson - Latin language - 1865 - 770 pages
...Aegean, off the coast of Mysia. Cf. Milton, in Lycidas : 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 ? 56. Arenis. Gr. 422. i. 2). A. & S. 254, R. 3. — 57. Rore = aqua. — 58. Tandem = at last ; not...
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A Handbook of Latin Poetry: Containing Selections from Ovid, Virgil, and ...

James Hobbs Hanson, William James Rolfe - Latin language - 1865 - 776 pages
...Aegean, off the coast of Mysia. Cf. Milton, in Lyridas : 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 ? III. 520. — 68. Suorum. According to some of the legends, Orpheus had introduced the orgiastic...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton with a Life of the Author: Preliminary ...

John Milton, Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 688 pages
...LYCIDAS. 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...gory visage down the stream was sent, Down the swift Ilebrus to the Lesbian shore? Alas! what boots it with incessant care To tend the homely, slighted,...
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