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" Timotheus, placed on high Amid the tuneful quire, With flying fingers touched the lyre: The trembling notes ascend the sky And heavenly joys inspire. The song began from Jove Who left his blissful seats above, Such is the power of mighty love ! A dragon's... "
Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ... - Page 200
1801
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...high Amid the tuneful quire, With flying fingers touch'd the lyre: The trembling notes ascend the sky, The song began from Jove; Who left his blissful seats...dragon's fiery form bely'd the god: Sublime on radiant spheres he rode, When he to fair Olympia press'd, And stamp'd an image of himself, a sovereign of the...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...quire, With flying lingers touch'ld the lyre : The trembling notes ascend the sky, And heav'nlyjoys inspire. The song began from Jove ; Who left his blissful seats above, Suc/i is the pow'r of mighty love ! A dragon's rii-ry form bely'd the god : Sublime on radiant fpires...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 11

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...tuneful quire, With flying fingers touched the lyre ; The trembling notes ascend the sky, And heavenly joys inspire. The song began from Jove, Who left his blissful seats above, (Such is the power of mighty love.) A dragon's fiery form belied the god ; Sublime on radiant spheres he rode, When...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...tuneful quire, With flying fingers touched the lyre : The trembling notes ascend the sky, And heavenly joys inspire. The song began from Jove, Who left his blissful seats above, (Such is the power of mighty love.) A dragon's fiery form belied the god ; Sublime on radiant spheres he rode, When...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...With flying fingers touch'dJthe lyre, The trembling notes ascend the sky, And heav'nly joys inspirej The song began from Jove ; Who left his blissful seats above, , Such is4he pow'r of mighty love ! A dragon's fiery form bely'd the god : Sublime on ra'tiant spheres he...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...Amid the tuneful quire, With flying fingers touch'd the lyre : The trembling notes ascend the sky, And heav'nly joys inspire. The song began from Jove, Who...blissful seats above. Such is the pow'r of mighty love I A dragon's fiery form belied the God : Sublime on radiant spheres he rode, When he to fair Olympia...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...tuneful quire, with flying fingers touch'd the lyre: the trembling notes ascend the sky, and heavenly joys inspire. The song began from Jove, who left his blissful seats above, (such is the power of mighty love.) A dragon's fiery form bely'd the god : sublime on radiant spires he rode, when...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 pages
...tuneful quire, with flying fingers touch'd the lyre: the trembling notes ascend the sky, and heavenly joys inspire. The song began from Jove, who left his blissful seats above, (such is the power of mighty love.) A dragon's fiery form bely'd the god : sublime on radiant spires he rode, when...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1811
...heavenly joys infpire. The fong began from Jove, 24 Who left his blifsful feats above, (Such is the power of mighty love.) A dragon's fiery form bely'd the god : Sublime on radiant fpires he rode, When he to fair Olympia prefs'd : so And while he fought her fnowy breall : Then, round...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1811
...heavenly joys infpire. The fong began from Jove, 25 Who left his blifsful feats above, (Such is the power of mighty love.) A dragon's fiery form bely'd the god : Sublime on radiant fpires he rode, When he to fair Olympia prefs'd : so And while he fought her fnowy breaft : Then, round...
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