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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
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...tuneful choir, 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 spheres he rode....
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 17

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...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 left his blissful stats above, (Such is the pow'r of mighty love !) A dragon's fiery form bely'd the god : Sublime on...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...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 belied the god : Sublime on radiant spires he rode, When...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...tuneful quire, With flying fingers tonch'd the lyre : The trembling notes ascend the sky, And heavenly see How beauty is excell'd by manly grace power of mighty love.) A dragon's fiery form bely'd the god : Sublime on radiant spires he rode, When...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...tuneful quire, With flying fingers toueh'd the lyre : The trembling notes aseend the sky, And heavenly QAiÙ* j܋ 4 p ]K Bؘ ®  +%. ӡ!) f ݆ M ˩ Ŷ "4 (Sueh is the power of mighty love.) A dragon's fiery form bely'd the god : Sublime on radiant spires...
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

English poetry - 1826
...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 belied the god : Sublime on radiant spires he rode, When...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...seats above — Such is the power of mighty love! — A dragon's fiery form bely'd the god; Sublime j on radiant spires, he rode. When he to fair Olympia press'd; And, while he sought her snowy breast, Around her slender waist he cu rl'd, And stamp'd an image of himself, a sovereign of the world! The...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

J[ohn] H[anbury]. Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 pages
...tuneful choir, 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 spheres he rode. When...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...tuneful choir, 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,...
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Herodotus, tr. by W. Beloe, Volume 3

Herodotus - 1830
...glory. Of this fable no happier use has ever been made than by Dryden, in his Ode on St. Cecilia's Day : 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 ; 4 Sublime on radiant spires he trod,...
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