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" With a sad leaden downward cast Thou fix them on the earth as fast. And join with thee calm Peace, and Quiet, Spare Fast, that oft with gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Aye round about Jove's altar sing: And add to these retired Leisure That... "
Cowley, Denham, Milton - Page 476
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso

John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
...about Jove's altar sing : And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his pleasure; 5o But first, and chiefest, with thee bring, Him that...Cherub Contemplation; And the mute Silence hist along, 55 'Leß Philomel will daign a song, In her sweetest, saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...Jove's altar sing i And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his pleasure ; 50 But first, and chiefest, with thee bring, Him that...cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, sj In her sweetest, saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of Night, WhileCynthia checks her dragon...
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Comus: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - English drama - 1799 - 124 pages
...Fast, that oft with gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Ay round about Jove's altar sing: And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens...While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak; Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy! Thee...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...thoughts when he wrote this passage, it shows that in writing from memory he was sometimes inaccurate. " And the mute Silence hist along, Less Philomel will...While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak." " And bring Silence (hist) hushed, along with thee ; silence that shall not he...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - English poetry - 1804
...Fast, that oft with Gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Aye round about JOVE'S altar sing: And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens...While CYNTHIA checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak ; Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy; Thee,...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...Fast, that oft with Gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Aye round about JOVE'S altar sing: And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens...on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest plight,...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...that oft with Gods doth diet , And hears the muses in a ring , Aye round about Jove's altar sing ; And add to these retired Leisure , That in trim gardens..., Him that yon soars on golden wing , Guiding the fiery wheeled throne , The chernb Contemplation : And the mute silence hiss'd along, 'Lest Philomel...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...Fast, that oft with gods doth diet, And hears the -Muses in a ring, Ay round about Jove's altar sing ; And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens...chiefest, with thee bring Him that yon soars on golden wiug, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation : And the mute silence hist along,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...Fast, and oft with gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Ay round about Jove's altar sing: And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens...While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak : Sweet bird that shun'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...Fast, that oft with- Gods doth diet And hear the Musres in a ring Aye round about Jove's altar sing ; And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens...bring Him that yon soars on golden wing, . Guiding the fiery wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will...
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