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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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Verses and Translations

Charles Stuart Calverley - 1862 - 220 pages
...muse, And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hues Te valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades,...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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Verses and translations, by C.S.C.

Charles Stuart Calverley - 1862 - 230 pages
...nullo? But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk thy...cast Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hues. Te valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

1863 - 982 pages
...— But that two-handed engine at the door Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more.' Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams...star sparely looks ; Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes That on the green turf suck the honey'd showers And purple all the ground with vernal...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - 1994 - 630 pages
...two-handed engine110 at the door 130 Stands ready to smite once, and smite no more.' Return, Alpheus,"1 the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams; return,...the vales, and bid them hither cast Their bells and flowrets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds,...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 936 pages
...streams; retum Sicilian Muse. And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their bells and flowrets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low where the mild...swart star sparely looks. Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes, That on the green turf suck the honied showers, 140 And purple all the ground with...
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Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance ...

Peter C. Herman - 1996 - 294 pages
...Amaryllis: Return Sicilean Muse, And call the Vales, and bid them hither cast Their Bells and Flowrets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low where the mild...swart Star sparely looks, Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes, That on the green turf such the honied showers, And purple all the ground with vernal...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - 1996 - 708 pages
...Milton added next a twenty-line catalogue of colourful flowers, beginning self-consciously: Return, Alpheus; the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams....cast Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hues. (132-5) The flower passage (in the composition of the poem, a happy afterthought) is a pretty art1fice...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon - 1998 - 386 pages
...the door Stands ready to smite once, and smites no more." Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is pass'd That shrunk thy streams; return, Sicilian Muse, And...swart star sparely looks, Throw hither all your quaint enamel'd eyes That on the green turf suck the honey'd showers, And purple all the ground with vernal...
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The Miltonic Moment

J. Martin Evans - 1998 - 204 pages
...and bid them hither cast Their Bells, and Flourets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low where the milde whispers use, Of shades and wanton winds and gushing...swart Star sparely looks, Throw hither all your quaint enameld eyes, That on the green terf suck the honied showres, And purple all the ground with vernal...
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - 2001 - 350 pages
...streams; Return Sicilian Muse, And call the Vales, and bid them hither case Their Bells and Flowrets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low where the mild...brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart Star sparely looks, Thrown hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes, That on the green turf suck the honied showers, And purple...
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