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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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 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 gory...Hebrus to the Lesbian shore ? Alas ! what boots it with uncessant care To tend the homely, slighted shepherd's trade, g>, And strictly meditate the thankless...
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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
...Muse herself, that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom universal nature di'l lament, When by the rout that made the hideous roar...was sent. Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore ? 56. Arenis. Gr. 422. i. 2). A. & S. 254, R. 3. — 57. Rore = fuá. — 58. Tandem =' at last ; not...
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Translations Into English and Latin

Charles Stuart Calverley - English poetry - 1866 - 279 pages
...juvaret ? Numquid Pieris ipsa parens interfuit Orphei, Pieris ipsa suse sobolis, qui carmine rexit Whom universal nature did lament, When by the rout...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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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 546 pages
...— 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...was sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore i Alas ! what boots it with incessant care To tend the homely, slighted, shepherd's trade, And strictly...
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The British Poets, Volume 3

1866
...that have done ? What could the Muse herself, that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her inchanting son, Whom universal nature did lament, » When by...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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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866
...— Had ye been there — for what could that have done ? What could the Muse2 herself that Orpheus* bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom...gory visage down the stream was sent, Down the swift Hebrus4 to the Lesbian shore. Alas ! what boots it with incessant care To tend the homely, slighted,...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1867 - 332 pages
...shepherds' ear. 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...was sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore ? Where were ye, Nymphs, when the remorseless deep Closed o'er the head of your loved Lycidas ? For...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins: Complete in ...

English poetry - 1867
...dream ! Had ye been there — for what could that have donel What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom...down the stream was sent, Down the swift Hebrus to tire Lesbian shore 1 Alas! what boots it with incessant care To tend the homely slighted shepherd's...
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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Double acrostics - 1867
...of all things here, Why choose you the frailest For your cradle, your home, and your bier ? " 6. " Whom universal nature did lament, When by the rout...sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore." FMH-EH 351. TWO EMPEROBS, 1. " Meekly the haughty paladins grouped round The swordless hero with the...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...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 gory...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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