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" tis said, when all were fired, Fill'd with fury, rapt, inspired, From the supporting myrtles round They snatch'd her instruments of sound,' And, as they oft had heard apart Sweet lessons of her forceful art, Each (for madness ruled the hour) Would prove... "
The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ... - Page 71
by William Collins - 1804
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805 - 452 pages
...adapted this fear offelf in his impreffive Ode on the Pajpons : <* " Firft Fear his hand, its fldll to try, " Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, " And back recoil'd, he knew not why, " Even at the found himfelf had made." TODD. XL 1. - the perfon to put on} This is a Latiriifm : Perfonam...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805 - 448 pages
...admirably adapted this fear offelf in his impreffive Ode on the PaJJions : " Firft Fear his hand, its fkill to try, " Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, " And back recoil'd, he knew not why, " Even at the found himfelf had made." TODD. XI. 1. the perfon to put on] This is a Latinifm : Perfonam...
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The Wreath: Containing The Minstrel and Other Favorite Poems, to which is ...

1806 - 184 pages
...expressive power. First Fear, his hand its skill to try, Amid the chords hewilder'd laid, And hack recoil'd, he knew not why. E'en at the sound himself...lyre, And swept with hurried hand the strings. With woeful measures, wan Despair, Low sullen sounds, his grief heguil'd ; A solemn, strange, and mingled...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords bewilder' d laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'n at the sound himself had made. Next Anger rush'd,...one rude clash he struck the lyre, And swept with hurry 'd hand the strings; With woeful measures wan Despair— Low sullen sounds his grief beguil'd...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 248 pages
...lessons of her forceful art, Each (for Madness rul'd the hour) Would prove his own expressive power. First Fear his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords...bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew, not why, Ev'n at the sound himself had made. ' Next Anger rush'd : his eyes on fire, In lightnings, own'd his...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806 - 280 pages
...lessons of her forceful art, Each (for Madness rul'd the hour) Would prove his own expressive pow'r. First, FEAR his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid; And hack recoil'd, he knew not why, E'en at the sound himself had made. Next, ANGER rush'd, his eyes, on...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808 - 524 pages
...lessons of her forceful art, Each, for madness rul'd the hour, Would prove his own expressive power. First Fear his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords...bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'n at the sound himself had made. Next Anger rush'd, his eyas on fire, In lightnings own'd his secret...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1809 - 302 pages
...her forceful art, Each (for Madness rul'd the hour) Would prove .his own expressive power. VOL. T. B First Fear his hand, its skill to try, Amid the chords...bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Ev'n at the sound himself had made. Next Anger rush'd ; his eyes on fire, In lightnings own'd his secret...
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The Port Folio, Volume 3

1809 - 570 pages
...a low and forcible tone. Collins in his Ode on the Passions has given a fine description of anger. Next anger rush'd, his eyes on fire In light'nings own'd his secret stings; In one rude crash he struck the lyre. And swept with hurried hands the itnngs.—Ode m Patiimt. Fear and terror....
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sidney

Thomas Zouch - 1809 - 414 pages
...thus from himself lie fled, Deeming strange evil in that he did not knovr. First Fear his hand, his skill to try, Amid the chords bewilder'd laid, And back recoil'd, he knew not why, Even at the sound himself had made. ' • CoUiHt. Butler in the following lines is supposed to allude...
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