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" The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung, Of Bacchus ever fair and ever young: The jolly god in triumph comes... "
Punch - Page 109
edited by - 1892
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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

English poetry - 1826
...sought her snowy breast ; Then round her slender waist he curl'd, And stamp'd an image of himself, a sovereign of the world. The listening crowd admire...A present deity ! the vaulted roofs rebound. With ravish'd tears The monarch hears ; Assumes the god, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres....
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 82

1822
...the patron who suffers himself to be exalted almost into the throne of omnipotence, — where he " Assumes the God, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres." Happily, these lords of the creation have no existence at present. —English noblemen are too enlightened...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...sound : A present deity they shout around, A present deity, the vaulted roofs rebound : With ravish'd ears The monarch hears, Assumes the god, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres. The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung Of Bacchus ever fair, and ever young : *' The jolly...
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The London Magazine, Volume 17

English literature - 1827
...any little nonsense in that quarter, instantly conceives it to be Wisdom herself, and forthwith he " assumes the god, affects to nod, and seems to shake the spheres." Jobanna Southeote, in her seventieth year, observing that her zone or her apron string, whichever it...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...he sought her snowy breast, Around her slender waist he cu rl'd, And stamp'd an image of himself, a sovereign of the world! The listening crowd admire...around, A present deity! the vaulted roofs rebound. With ravish'd ears. The monarch hears, Assumes the God, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres....
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 pages
...press'd, ***** * # * * * . And stamp'd an image of himself, a sovereign of the world. The list'ning crowd admire the lofty sound ; A present deity, they...A present deity ;. the vaulted roofs rebound. With ravish'd ears the monarch hears, . Assumes the god, affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres....
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A New and Literal Translation of Juvenal and Persius: With Copious ..., Volume 1

Juvenal, Martin Madan - Latin poetry - 1829
...almost mad with pride, at hearing himself celebrated as the son of Jupiter by Olympia. With tmiih'il can The monarch hears ; Assumes the god, Affects to nod. And seems to shake the spheres. 72. But—a a»e, ¿fc.] They had no pot capacious enough, in its dimensions, to contain this large...
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A New and Literal Translation of Juvenal and Persius: With Copious ..., Volume 1

Juvenal, Martin Madan - Latin poetry - 1829
...mad with pride, at hearing himself celebrated as the son of Jupiter by Olympia. With ravish'd eart The monarch hears ; Assumes the god. Affects to nod, And seems to shahe the sphere». 72. But — a she, ¿1-c.] They had no pot capacious enough, in its dimensions,...
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The New-England Magazine, Volume 1

Joseph Tinker Buckingham, Edwin Buckingham, Samuel Gridley Howe, John Osborne Sargent, Park Benjamin - American literature - 1831
...give themselves airs of importance. They will be affected, as Alexander was by the music of Timolheus. With ravished ears The monarch hears, Assumes the...god, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres. These »lories are diligently told; they are considered as certain proofs of clerical domination ;...
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An Abstract of the Proceedings of the Antimasonic State Convention of ...

Freemasonry - 1831 - 78 pages
...hardship, and anon falls into paroxysms of fury, as if the foundations of the world were struck at ; Assumes the God, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres. This is ever its magisterial port. Remote ages are invoked, and names of renown among the quick and...
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