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" At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield... "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 205
1801
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 7

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...— Divide the living child into two, ami give half to the one, and half to the other, i Kings. — Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown ; He rais'd a-mortal to the fkies, She drew an angel down. Dryden's St Cecilia. -r-They were divided into...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn...Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown : He raised a mortal to the skies ; She drew an angel down. THE HERMIT. BY BEATTIE. AT the close of the...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...sounds, With nature's mother wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or bolh divide the crown : He rais'da mortal to the skies ; She drew an angel down. z PART II. LESSONS IN SPEAKING. I. ELOQUENCE OF THE PULFIT. I,— Ox Truth and Integrity — TILLOTSON....
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame. The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarg'd the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn...rais'da mortal to the skies ; She drew an angel down. Dryden. 18 — Speech of Rolla. MY brave associates — partners of my toil, my feelings, and my fame...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1819
...Cecilia came, Inventrcss of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarg'd the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn...mothe.r-wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yii-ld the prize, Or both divide the erown ; He rais'da mortal to the skies ; She drew an angel down....
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...without compass, and without dignity. ways wishing it awatj'^ and the other always enjoy ' ing it. Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both' divide the crown ; He rciia'da mortal to the skies* She drew an angel down'. The following sentences afford examples where...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 4

1819
...Cecilia came, Inveaitresi of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast from her sacred store Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds. With nature's mother wit, and arts unknown before. Dryden . SAINT CLEMENT, NOV. 23. Clement I. was born at Rome,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...store. EnUrg'd the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With nature''; mother wit, and arts unknown before* Let old Timotheus yield the...crown : He rais'da mortal to the skies ; She drew an aneel down. 24 PART H. LESSONS IN SPEAKING, SECTION I. ELOQUENCE OF THE PULPIT. I. — On Truth and...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Universal Register, Volume 6

English literature - 1816
...former narrow bound», And added length to solemn sounds, With Nature's mother-wit, and ait unknow before. , Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown; He rais'da mortal to the skie», She drew an angel down." DKYDEN. " Of Orpheus now no more let poet« tell, To blight Cecilia...
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Sir Francis Darrell; or, The vortex, Volumes 1-2

Robert Charles Dallas - 1820
...with those immortalized in Dryden's ode : • ' The sweet enthusiast from her sacred store, Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn...With Nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before." It is a common observation, that the organ is peculiarly adapted to solemn sounds; and the swelling...
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