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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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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...Olympia pressed, [the world. And stamped an image of himself, a sovereign of The listening crowd—admire the lofty sound : A present deity! they shout around...roofs rebound. With ravished ears, the monarch hears; And seems to sha Assumes the god, affects to nod, .hake the spheres. The praise of Bacchus, then, the...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors, to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1845 - 300 pages
...fair Olympia 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. The...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1845 - 435 pages
...recognising Jove as the father of his hero, hath used the most regular and perfect iambics : " The list'ning crowd admire the lofty sound, A present deity they...around, A present deity' the vaulted roofs rebound. With ravish'd ears The monarch hears, Assumes the g6d, Affects to nod, , • And seems to shake the spheres."...
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Essays, by the pupils at the College of the deaf and dumb, Rugby

Rugby coll. of the deaf and dumb - 1845 - 80 pages
...heart, driven thither by despair and the enmity of his justly incensed subjects? Look at Alexander, " With ravished ears The monarch hears. Assumes the...God, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres. ***** With downcast looks, the joyless victor sate, Revolving in his altered soul The various turns...
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Elocution: Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...— admire the lofty sound : A present de;ty I they shout around; A present deity! the vaulted roof's rebound. With ravished ears, the monarch hears; Assumes the god. affects to nod, And *ecms to shake the spheres. The praise of Rocchus, then, the sweet musician Of Bacchus, ever fair,...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 5

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1881
...the lyre." He first flatters the monarch by assuming the origin of his race from one of the Gods. " The listening crowd admire the lofty sound, A present deity ; they shout around, * With ravished ears The monarch hears, Assumes the god, Affects to nod, And seems to shake...
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Contemplating Music: Substance

Carl Dahlhaus, Ruth Katz - Music - 1987 - 392 pages
...universally, and because these Instances must also be most universally understood. 10With ravish'd Ears The Monarch hears, Assumes the God, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the Spheres. In which Air I am sorry to observe, that the Affectation of imitating this Nod, has reduced the Music...
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Repetition

Andreas Fischer - English language - 1994 - 268 pages
...succeeding line as in the already quoted example from Dryden's Alexander's Feast (34-36): The list'ning crowd admire the lofty sound; "A present deity," they...around; "A present deity." the vaulted roofs rebound. In the poetry of Pope we also find examples for this, as in his Pastorals ("Autumn" 49-50; Pope's italics),...
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Music and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Europe: A Source Book

Enrico Fubini - Music - 1994 - 421 pages
...universally, and because these Instances must also be most universally understood. 9. With ravish'd Ears, The Monarch hears, Assumes the God, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the Spheres. In which Air I am sorry to observe, that the Affectation of imitating this Nod, has reduced the Music...
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The Major Works

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 967 pages
...sought her snowy breast; Then, round her slender waist he curled, And stamped an image of himself, a sovereign of the world. The listening crowd admire...god, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres. CHORUS With ravithed ears. The monarch hears; Atsumes the god. Affects to nod, And seems to shake the...
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