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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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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 3

John Dryden - 1852
...first volume of 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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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...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 spires he rode, When...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...fingers touched the lyre : The trembling notes ascend the sky, And heavenly joys inspire. DRYDEN. 429 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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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 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 belied the god : Sublime on radiant spires he rode, When...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 2

John Dryden - English poetry - 1854
...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 he to fair Olympia pressed : And while he sought her snowy breast : Then, round her slender waist he curled, [world. And...
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THE LITERATURE AND THE LITERARY MEN OF Great Britain and Ireland

ABRAHAM MILLS, A.M. - 1856
...choir With flying fingers touch'd the lyre: The trembling notes ascend the sky, And heavenly jo}rs 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 book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...tuneful choir, 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 spires ho rode, When...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1859
...(Such is the power of mighty love.) A dragon's fiery form helied the god : Suhlime on radiant spheres he rode, When he to fair Olympia press'd : And while he sought her snowy hreast : Then, round her slender waist he curl'd, And stamp'd an image of himself, a sovereign of the...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 6

Beautiful poetry - 1859
...happy, happy pair ! None but the brave, None but the brave deserves the fair. Timotheus, placed on high 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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Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - English poetry - 1860 - 472 pages
...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 spires he rode, When...
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