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" At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With Nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the... "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 116
1819
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World-noted Women: Or, Types of Womanly Attributes of All Lands and Ages

Mary Cowden Clarke - Women - 1858 - 407 pages
...came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; — The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarg'd the narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds,...With nature's mother- wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown ; He rais'da mortal to the skies ; She...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast from her sacred store Enlarg'd the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With Nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown ;...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 6

Beautiful poetry - 1859
...desire. At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from the sacred store, Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the prize, And sounding lyre, Or both...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...lyre, Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soft desire. At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast from her...bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With Nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before. — Let old Timotheus yield the prize Or both divide the crown...
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The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - Elocution - 1861 - 395 pages
...Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarg'd the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown ;...
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Johnson, Writing, and Memory

Greg Clingham - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 222 pages
...Cecilia came, Inventress of the Vocal Frame; The sweet Enthusiast, from her Sacred Store, Enlarg'd the former narrow Bounds, And added Length to solemn Sounds, With Nature's Mother-Wit, and Arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the Prize, Or both divide the Crown; He...
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The Major Works

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 967 pages
...mortal to the skies. She drew an angel down. 170 GRAND CHORUS At last divine Cecilia came, Inventren of the vocal frame: The sweet enthusiast, from her...bounds. And added length to solemn sounds, With nature's mother-wit, and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the prize, Or both divide the crown; He...
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