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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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The Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Essays ...

John Wilson - 1857 - 454 pages
...When first the white-thorn blows ; Such, Lycidas, thy loss to shepherd's ear. * * * * # * * * Eeturn, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither...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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Essays critical and imaginative

John Wilson - 1857 - 448 pages
...When first the white-thorn blows ; Such, Lycidas, thy loss to shepherd's ear. * * * * * * * * Eeturn, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 786 pages
...two-handed engine at tho door 1'ii) Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alphcus; the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams; return,...cast Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hues. 133 Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On...
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The works of professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier, Volume 7

John Wilson - 1857 - 466 pages
...shepherd's ear. ***** * * * Return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their hells and flowerets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low,...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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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets

William Howitt - 1857 - 736 pages
...The wonted roar was up amidst the woods," &e. How exquisite is every image of this passage : — ' Return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid...of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whis pers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart star sparely...
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The Monthly Christian Spectator. 1851-1859

1857 - 830 pages
...that they grow not out of course.' And, by the side of this prose, place one passage from Milton : — 'Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades...brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart star sparely looks, Tlirow hither all your quaint enamelled eyes, That on the green turf suck the honied showers, And purple...
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God's Acre; Or, Historical Notices Relating to Churchyards

Elizabeth Stone - 1858 - 450 pages
...papistical.' Few will be so hardy as to ascribe any tinge of papistry to Milton. Listen to him : — Return, Sicilian muse, And call the vales, and bid...star sparely looks ; Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes That on the green leaf suck the honey 'd showers, And purple all the ground with vernal...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 780 pages
...: But that two-handed engine at the door 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus; the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams...cast Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hues. 135 Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connection with the Political ..., Volume 1

David Masson - 1859 - 718 pages
...may subside once more into the Arcadian and elegiac melody in which it had begun. " Return, Alphcus ; the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams. Return,...Throw hither all your quaint enamelled eyes That on tho green turf suck the honeyed showers, And purple all tho ground with vernal flowers. Bring the rathe...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 1

David Masson - 1859 - 714 pages
...is past That shrunk thy streams. Return, Sicilian muse And call the vales, and bid them hither cost Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys...quaint enamelled eyes That on the green turf suck the honeyed showers, And purple all the ground with vernal flowers. Bring the rathe primrose that forsaken...
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