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" Twas but a kindred sound to move, For pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. War... "
Nature of the mind - Page 256
by John Mason Good - 1834
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...That love was in the next degree ; Twas but a kindred-sound to move, For pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures : War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour, but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 11

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...love was in the next degree ; Twas but a kindred-sound to move, . For pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures: War, he sung, is toil and trouble; Honour, but an empty bubble; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting...
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Essays on the Picturesque, as Compared with the Sublime and the ..., Volume 1

Sir Uvedale Price - Aesthetics, British - 1810 - 400 pages
...the mind ; an effect which is r O jL A* beautifully described on the welWtnowa lines of Dryden's ode, Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. On the other hand, the character of martial music, which rouses and animates the soul, is finely characterized...
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An Epitome of the Arts and Sciences: Being a Comprehensive System of the ...

William Duane - Children's questions and answers - 1811 - 324 pages
...different kinds of ir.ea&ure....the following is an example of which the. sense shews the character :. Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures-; War, he sung, is toil and trouble, Never ending still beginning, Fighting still and Still destroying...
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Soohrab: A Poem, Freely Tr. from the Original Persian of Firdousee, Being a ...

Firdawsī - English poetry - 1814 - 267 pages
...handfuls, among their Rowing locks." Vol. 2, p. 14. VERSE 687. Voluptuous damsels trill the sportive lay.'] Softly sweet in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. PHYSIC. ill'd with delight the heroes closer join, And quaflf till midnight rich ambrosial wine, 690...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...That love was in the next degree : Twas but a kindred sound to move, For pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble, Honour but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning. Fighting...
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Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications, Volume 52

Constable and co, ltd - 1830
...Phrygian was consecrated to religious ceremonies; and the Lydian was mild and soothing. Thus Dryden : " Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, ; Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures." , The following represents the octochord of Pythagoras, with the names of the strings, anH the corresponding...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...love was in the next degree ; 'Twas but a kindred sound to move ; For pity melts the mind to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble ; Honour but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - Elocution - 1836 - 504 pages
...love was in the next degree ; 'Twas but a kindred strain to move ; For pity melts the soul to love. Softly sweet, in Lydian measures, Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures. War, he sung, is toil and trouble ; Honor but an empty bubble ; Never ending, still beginning, Fighting...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 pages
...was in the next degree* ; 'Twas but a kindred sound to move', For pity' . . melts the mind to love*. Softly sweet', in Lydian measures', Soon he soothed his soul to pleasures* j War', he sung', is toil and trouble* ; Honour', but an empty bubble* ! Never ending', still beginning*...
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