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" Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use, Of shades and wanton winds,... "
Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ... - Page 389
1853 - 472 pages
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 826 pages
...But that two-handed engine at the door 1 30 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, then retires Into swart-star sparely looks ; Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes, That on the green turf suck...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 830 pages
...But that two-handed engine at the door 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, w. The George and Garter dangling from that bed Where...soul of whim! Gallant and gay, in Cliveden's proud swart-star sparely looks ; Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes, That on the green turf suck...
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Ainsworth's Magazine: A Miscellany of Romance, General Literature ..., Volume 6

William Harrison Ainsworth - 1844 - 624 pages
...lovely verses, the beautiful fictions of Paganism and Theocritus to come back: — " Return, Alphcus ; the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams ;...of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whitpers use Of shades, and wanton, winds, and gushing brooks, A JAR OF HONEY FROM MOUNT HYBLA. 179...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 372 pages
...door " Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past,13 That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And...winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart-star sparely looks ; Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes, That on the green turf suck...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 372 pages
...door " Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past,* 3 That shrunk thy streams; return, Sicilian Muse, And...winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart-star sparely looks; Throw hither all your quaint enameltd eyes, That on the green turf *«eA...
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The Genius and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1845 - 248 pages
...wardrobe wear, When first the white-thorn blows; Such, Lycidas, thy loss to shepherd's ear. ***** * * * Return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid...winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart-star sparely looks, Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes, That on the green turf suck...
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Imagination and Fancy, Or, Selections from the English Poets: Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 292 pages
...the door " Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past,a That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And...of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whisfers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart-star sparely...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845 - 490 pages
...That sunk so low that sacred head of thine. Return, Alpheus ; the dread voice is past, That shrunk5 thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the...thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use6 Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart star7 sparely looks,...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 510 pages
...familiar with it. It is the passage which contains that exquisite description of the flowers : " Return, Alpheus ; the dread voice is past That shrunk thy...the vales, and bid them hither cast Their bells and How 'rots of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades and wanton winds...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 512 pages
...familiar with it. It is the passage which contains that exquisite description of the flowers: "Return, Alpheus; the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams;...the vales, and bid them hither cast Their bells and flow'ret s of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades and wanton winds...
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