We, that are of purer fire, Imitate the starry quire ; Who, in their nightly watchful spheres, Lead in swift round the months and years. The sounds and seas, with all their finny drove, Now to the moon in wavering morrice move ; And, on the tawny sands... Comus: A Mask - Page 10by John Milton - 1858 - 90 pagesFull view
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William Bridges Hunter - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 215 pages
...sphere-music, significantly, is seen as the dance of the heavenly bodies, to which earthly rhythms respond : We that are of purer fire Imitate the Starry Quire Who in their nightly watchful Sphears, Lead in swift round the Months and Years; The Sounds, and Seas with all their finny drove...