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" Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. "
Poetical Works: Biography of Milton - Page 208
by John Milton - 1835
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...compares his own making verses in his blindness to the nightingale's singing in the dark. iii. 37. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird BOOK VII. Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays: Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...with them in renown !) :iiml Thamyris, and blind Ma;onides : 35 And Tiresias and Pbineus, piophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeiul bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maxmides, And Tiresias and Phineus, f a2 m <" r j Ͱ h i J Cc C h 8 6 \X x u ... ΰd V 6 /a q4 C o v`˲j фpp<Ua Wv 3V J 2~r eovert hid Tunes her noeturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1826 - 294 pages
...equal'd with them in renown ! Blind Thamyris, and blind Mffionides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 10 Seasons return : but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, } Or sight of...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1826 - 294 pages
...were I equal'd with them in renown! Blind Thamyris, and blind Moeonides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Phmeus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tnes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 10 Seasons return: but not to me returns Day, or the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...Tiresias, and Pliincus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; ns the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Tims with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or mom,...
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Moral and Religious Souvenir

Gift books - 1828 - 288 pages
...So were I equalled with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old ; Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks,...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...were I equalVd with them in renown^ Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides, And Tyresias and Phineus, prophets old Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day or the sweet approach of ev'n and* morn • Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose Or flocks,...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mseonides, And Tyresias, and Phineus, prophets old: Then fed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers;...with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n and morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...Tiresias, and Vbineus, prophets old ; Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious cumbers — as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest...the year, Seasons return — but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks or...
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