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" Less than a God they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well. "
An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope - Page 41
by Joseph Warton - 1756
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1833 - 348 pages
...brethren stood around, And, wondering, on their faces fell, To worship that celestial sound ; Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well." DRYDEN. To return to the general subject : the hemistichs...
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Imaginative Biography, Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - 1834 - 304 pages
...analyse every composition, as if he wished to break its spell. He never exclaimed with Dryden, " Less than a God they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell That sung so sweetly and so well." Then what were the merits to counterbalance these blemishes...
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The Conchologist

John Warren - 1834 - 262 pages
...the first lyre being said to have been made by straining strings over the shell of a Tortoise : Less than a God they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that ehell, That spoke so sweetly. Dryden. The Hermes or Mercury of the Egyptians surnamed Trismagistus,...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c: Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - 1838 - 332 pages
...brethren stood around, And, wondering, on their faces fell, To worship that celestial sound ; Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well" DRYDEJJ. To return to the general subject : the hemistich*...
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The Poetry of the Pentateuch, Volume 1

Hobart Caunter - 1839 - 590 pages
...listening brethren stood around And, wondering, on their faces fell To worship that celestial sound. Less than a God they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell That spoke so sweetly and so well:— What passion cannot music raise and quell! As music, which...
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The Malta penny magazine

536 pages
...brethren stood around. * Arid, wond'ring, on their faces fell, To worship that celestial sound. Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow ofthat shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well. What passion cannot MUSIC raise f nd quell ? The TRUMPET'S...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

1840 - 870 pages
...listening brethren stood around, And, wondering, on their faces fell To worship that celestial sound. Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well, What passion cannot M iisic raise and quell !" The instant...
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Gesammelte schriften ...: Abth. 1. Kleine Schriften

Moses Mendelssohn - 1844 - 626 pages
...list'ning brethren stood around, And wond'ring on their faces fell, To worship that celestial sound; Less than a God they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well. » What passion cannot music raise and quell! Sa« tft: 3Bie...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 482 pages
...listening brethren stood around, And, wondering, on their faces fell To worship that celestial sound. Less than a God, they thought, there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well. What passion cannot music raise and quell ? The trumpet's...
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The general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

General reciter - 1845 - 348 pages
...listening bretbren stood around. And, wondering, on their faces fell, To worship that celestial sound. Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell ? The trumpet's...
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