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" The Oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving : No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest... "
Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets - Page 63
by Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 376 pages
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1753 - 350 pages
...ulurped fway, i70 And wroth to fee his kingdom fail, Swindges the fcaly horror of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his mrine 176 Can no more divine, With hollow fhriek the fteep of Delphos leivinp-. o t. r No nightly trance,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...ufurped fway, 170 And wroth to fee his kingdom fail, Swindges the fcaly horror of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his mrine Can no more divine, With hollow fhriek the fteep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed...
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Illustrations of Euripides, on the Ion and the Bacchae, Volume 1

Richard Paul Jodrell - Bacchantes in literature - 1781 - 627 pages
...never furnifhed conviftion againft herfelf. But now, in thofc appofite and beautiful lines of Milton, The Oracles are dumb, No voice, or hideous hum, Runs...the arched roof in words deceiving; Apollo from his fhrine Can no more divine With hollow ftiriek the fleep of Delphos leaving : No nightly trance, or...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin

John Milton - Poetry - 1785 - 620 pages
...traced, vents his indignation and revenge, in brandiihing the horrid folds of his fcaly tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his fhrine 176 Can no more divine, With hollow fhriek the fteep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance,...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 12

English poets - 1790
...ufurped fway, 170 And wroth to fee his kingdom fail, Swindges the fcaly horror of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his fhrine Can no more divine, With hollow fhriek the fteep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin, with Translations ...

John Milton - 1791 - 608 pages
...Smolt, hot 'weather. •• 178. Swiniigcs the fcaly terrour of bis folded tail.] This ftrong M mz image The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his fhrine 176 Can no more divine, With hollow fhriek the fteep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...*fo voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. \pollo from his shrine -an no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos...No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd Priest from the prophetic cell. xx. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore,...
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The baptist Magazine

1864
...that oracles ceased at the birth of Christ. In his song of the Nativity, he sings — "The oracles arc dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell." If this be true, it is also certain that one possessed of a spirit of Python lived and practised divination...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...usurped sway; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly honour of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetick cell. XX. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore,...
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Paradise Lost and Regained: With the Latin and Other Poems of John ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1810
...usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horrour of his folded tail. XIX. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leavin" ODES. 287 With that twice-batter'd God of Palestine ; And mooned Ashtaroth, Heaven's queen...
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