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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: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - English poetry - 1868 - 574 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...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 shepherd's...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...dream I 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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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - Literature - 1869 - 324 pages
...that Orpheus bore,1 The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom universal Nature did lament, lit) 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 ? fractiu Were it not better done, as others use, To sport...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...dream, Had ye been there : for what could that have done P 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 Hebras to the Lesbian shore ? Alas ! what boots it with incessant care To tend the homely, slighted,...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom universal Nature did lament, When by the route that made the hideous roar His gory visage down the...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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A Household Book of English Poetry, Issue 160

1870 - 438 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...care To tend the homely, slighted, shepherd's trade, 65 And strictly meditate the thankless Mi1se? Were it not better done, as others use, To sport with...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - Epigrams - 1870 - 587 pages
...dream, Had ye been there : for what could that have done ? What could tlie Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself for her enchanting son, Whom...sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore? ON ANACREON (Jacobs II. 26, Ixxii.). Trantlatcd in the " Spectator," No. 551. This tomb be thine, Anacreon...
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Milton's Samson agonistes and Lycidas, with notes etc., by J. Hunter, Volume 45

John Milton - 1870
...of ordinary arrangement. 68. The Muse.] Calliope was the mother of Orpheus. 61. The rout, c.] The His gory visage down the stream -was sent, Down the...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 epigrammatists: a selection, with notes and an intr. by H. P. Dodd

Epigrammatists - 1870
...dream, Had ye been there : for what could that have done ? What could tlie Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself for her enchanting son, Whom...gory visage down the stream was sent, Down the swift Hebrns to the Lesbian shore ? ON ANACREON (Jacobs II. 26, Ixxii.). Translated in the " Spectator,"...
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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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