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" Pelops' line, Or the tale of Troy divine ; Or what, though rare, of later age Ennobled hath the buskin'd stage. But, O sad virgin, that thy power Might raise Musaeus from his bower ! Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes, as, warbled to the string,... "
Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso - Page 26
by John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...But, O sad Virgin, that thy power Might raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orphens sing Such notes, as warbled to the string, Drew iron tears...grant what Love did seek. Or call up him that left half told The story of Cambusean bold, Of Camball, and of Algarsife, And who had Canace to wife, That...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...But, O sad Virgin, that thy power Might raise Musseus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes, as warbled to the string, Drew iron tears...grant what Love did seek. Or call up him that left half told The story of Cambuscan bold, Of Camball, and of Algarsife, And who had Canace to wife, That...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1838
...sad Virgin, that thy power Might raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing 105 Such notes as warbled to the string, Drew iron tears...grant what love did seek. Or call up him that left half told The story of Cambuscan bold, no Of Camball, and of Algarsife, And who had Canace to wife,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...sad Virgin, that thy power Might raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing 105 Such notes as warbled to the string, Drew iron tears...grant what love did seek. Or call up him that left half told The story of Cambuscan bold, no Of Camball, and of Algarsife, And who had Canace to wife,...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

English poetry - 1840
...oh sad virgin, that thy power Might raise Musaeus from his bower ! Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew iron tears...him that left half-told The story of Cambuscan bold, Of Camball, and of Algarsife, And who had Canace to wife, That own'd the virtuous ring and glass ;...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...But, O sad Virgin, that thy power Might raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as warbled to the string, Drew Iron tears...Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what Love did seek. [103-08] And after his dreams, set in an harmonious Theocritean landscape, he hopes to hear the music...
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Congregation: Stories and Structures

James F. Hopewell - Religion - 219 pages
...his queen. Orpheus sang . . . [and] no one under the spell of his voice could refuse him anything. He Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what Love did seek. They summoned Eurydice and gave her to him, but upon one condition: that he would not look back at...
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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - Poetry - 1990 - 262 pages
...But, O sad Virgin, that thy power Might raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew Iron tears...Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what Love did seek. It is interesting to observe that the parallel evocation of Orpheus in the closing lines of VAllegro...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art, Based Originally on ...

Charles Mills Gayley - Art - 1991 - 597 pages
...But, O sad Virgin ! that thy power Might raise Musa2us from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew iron tears...down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what love did seek.1 Other legendary bards or musicians were Linus, Marsyas, and Amphion. (3) The Poets of Mvthology....
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Eighteenth-century Modernizations from The Canterbury Tales

Geoffrey Chaucer - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 263 pages
...Pound 304-9. THE SQUIRE'S TALE. •——Call up him, chat left half told The story of Carnbusean bold, Of Camball, and of Algarsife, And who had Canace to wife, That own'd the virtuous ring and glass; And of the wondrous horse of brass On which the Tartar king did ride; And if aught else great...
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