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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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Ben Jonson to Dryden

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880 - 536 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 English Poets, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880 - 524 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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Ballads and Lyrics

Henry Cabot Lodge - 1880 - 408 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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Ten years' Queen's scholarship questions, 1870-9, with answers to arithmetic ...

Education Ministry of - 1880 - 238 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." Parse the words in italic. LATIN. The following questions...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1124 pages
...listening brethren stood around, And, wondering, on their faces fell, To worship that celestial sound, -ess s — Ah, that maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. I heard the bell to shell, That spoke so sweetly and so well. That passion cannot Music raise and quell ? The trumpet's...
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John Milton: Introductions

John Broadbent - 1973 - 364 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 loud...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 5

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1881 - 468 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." The various influence of the different classes of musical...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 936 pages
...brethren stood around, And wond'ring, on their faces fell To worship that celestial sound, 20 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 loud...
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A Sourcebook about Music

Alan J. Hommerding - 1997 - 180 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! Orpheus could lead...
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Complete Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - 2000 - 678 pages
...Cecilia's Day, 1687" by John Dryden, lines 17, 21-23: When Jubal struck the corded shell, . . .1 Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell That spoke so sweetly and so well. lJubal was, according to Genesis 4:19-21, a son of Lamech...
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