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" And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian airs Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting soul may pierce In notes, with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, With wanton heed and giddy cunning, The melting voice through... "
The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ... - Page 138
1806 - 380 pages
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 1

1845 - 564 pages
...imagery, knew better than any other man how to clothe them, according to his own beautiful expression, '' In notes, with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness,...With wanton heed and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running, Untwisting all tlie chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony ;" when we see...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 292 pages
...bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, With wanton heed and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running, Untwisting all the chains that tie...That Orpheus' self may heave his head From golden slumbers on a bed Of heap' dElysian flowers and hear Such strains as would have won the ear Of Pluto,...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 96

1924 - 978 pages
...ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes. It soothes his sorrows : Lap me in soft Lydian airs . . . Such as the meeting soul may pierce In notes, with...a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out . . . The melting voice through mazes running. Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 4

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1879 - 456 pages
...the daily trials and petty annoyances of life, exclaims : — " Ever against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs, ' Married to immortal verse ; '...wanton heed, and giddy cunning. The melting voice through mazes running, Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony." There is an...
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Annual Report

Saskatchewan. Department of Education - 1910 - 260 pages
...carefully, paying special attention to the meaning and suggestion of italicised words : (a) Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse, Such...long drawn out, With wanton heed and giddy cunning. (6) Sometime let gorgeous Tragedy In sceptred pall come sweeping by, Presenting Thebes' or Pelops'...
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Music and Aesthetics in the Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries

Peter le Huray, James Day - 1988 - 420 pages
...another. The description is as follows: And ever against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs; In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness...wanton heed, and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running; Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony. Let us parallel...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1172 pages
...And crop-full out of doors he flings, Ere the first cock his matin rings. (1. 105-1 14) 24 Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse, Such...With wanton heed and giddy cunning. The melting voice through mazes running. Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony; (1. 136-144)...
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Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance ...

Peter C. Herman - 1996 - 294 pages
...poetry with strong (and not very subtle) warnings to regard L'Allegro's desires skeptically: Lap me in soft Lydian Airs, Married to immortal verse. Such...wanton heed, and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running; Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony; That Orpheus'...
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Excess and the Mean in Early Modern English Literature

Joshua Scodel - 2002 - 388 pages
...most sensual encounter in L' Allegro is with poetic song: And ever against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse Such as...wanton heed, and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running. (11. 135-142) Here Milton describes a genuine communion, the "meeting" that...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - 2003 - 1084 pages
...Shakespeare, fancy's child, Warble his native Wood-notes wild. And ever against eating Cares, 135 Lap me in soft Lydian Airs, Married to immortal verse, Such...a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, 140 With wanton heed, and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running; Untwisting all the...
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