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" Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence. "
Comus: A Mask - Page 39
by John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
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Essay on the Principles of Translation

Lord Alexander Fraser Tytler Woodhouselee - Translating and interpreting - 1813 - 436 pages
...grace. Ibid. Can any mortal mixture of Earth's mould, Breathe such divine, enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...they float upon the wings Of silence, through the empty- vaulted night; At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smil'd : I have oft...
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Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and Other Antiquities, Volume 6

Robert Deverell - 1813
...Breathe such divine euchanting ravishment ? 243 Sure something holy lodges in that breast, , . And Avith these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his...wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night, 250 (242) The West India Gulf is translated into the skies by its constituting the prototype of the...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...Comus. Comus. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? 2^5 Sure something holy lodges in that breast. And with...these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hjddeu residence : How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence, through the empty-vaultt d...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1815
...residence : lion sweetly did they float npon the wings Of, silence, tbrongh the empty.vanlted night, 250 At every fall smoothing the raven.down Of darkness till it smil'd ! I have oft heard My mother Ciree with the syrens tbree, Amidst the ilow'ry.kirtled Naiades, Cnlling their potent herbs, and halefnl...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 7

England - 1820
...constructed. " Can any mortal, mixture of earth's mould, Breathe such divine, enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast. And with...moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence ; Vot. VII. Beneath no high historic stone, Though nobly born, is Owen laid, Stretch'd on the greenwood's...
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Rambles in Italy: In the Years 1816....17

James Sloan, Theodore Lyman - Electronic book - 1818 - 379 pages
...exhibition of her powers, or heard her inimitable tones, that I was not ready to exlaim with Milton's Comus, Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...the vocal air, To testify his hidden residence., How potent then must be the allurements of the Opera, when to the powers of these matchless artists, are...
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The Quarterly Musical Magazine and Review, Volume 1

Music - 1818
...divine enchanting ravishment ? SuRE SOMETHING HOLY LODGES IX THAT BREASTj And with these raptures mores the vocal air To testify his hidden residence : How...they float upon the wings Of silence, through the empty- vaulted night, At evr'y fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smiled ! I have oft...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 85

English literature - 1820
...and spiritless. Can any moital mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven -down Of darkness, till it smil'd ! I have oft heard My mother Circe with the Syrens three, Amidst...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...divine enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures'moves titions Sense from Thought divide ! And middle natures, how they long to join, tlie wings Of silence, through the empty vaulted night. At every fell smoothing the raven-down Of darkness,...
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The Priest ...

1821
...passions are all of the same bent as the aspirings of his soul ; they point Heaven-ward ! " CHAPTER IX. " How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence,...fall smoothing the raven-down Of darkness till it smiled ! I took it for a fairy vision Of some gay creatures of the element, That in the colours of...
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