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" Return Alpheus, the dread voice is past, That shrunk thy streams; return Sicilian Muse, And call the Vales, and bid them hither cast Their Bells, and Flowerets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use, Of shades and wanton winds,... "
The Genius and Character of Burns - Page 131
by John Wilson - 1845 - 222 pages
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Cottage Gardener and Country Gentleman's Companion, Volume 14

Gardening - 1855
...Lycidas : " Call the valeĞ, and bid them hither bring Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hups. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades,...winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart star rarely looks, llring hither all your quaint, enamelled eyes That on the green turf ğuck...
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Flowers and Flower-gardens

David Lester Richardson - Flower gardening - 1855 - 232 pages
...hot-bed of corruption. Milton turns his acquaintance with flowers to divine account in his Lycidas. Return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid...cast Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hues. Ye vallies low, where the mild whispers use Of shades and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1856
...close, The wonted roar was up amid the woods," &c. How exquisite is every image of this passage : " Return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid...winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart star sparely looks ; Throw hither all your quaint enamel'd eyes, That on the green turf suck...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856
...ffippotadea—JEalus, the son of Hippotas, the fahulous king of the winds. (4) Panope— a sea-nymph. And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their...thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use1 Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart-star2 sparely looks,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...of a still more advanced season. The passage to which the objection applies is the following : — " Ye Valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades,...winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart star sparely looks, Throw hither all your quaint enamell'd eyes, That on the green turf suck...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...smite once, and smite no more. ^efRetum, Alpheus; the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams; return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid...cast Their bells and flowerets of a thousand hues. 135 Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1856
...still more advanced season. The passage to which tho objection applies is tlio following: — " Yo Valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks. On whoso fresh lap the swart star sparely looks, Throw hither all your quaint cnamell'd eyes, That on...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 554 pages
...to smite once, and smite no more. Return, Alpheus, the dread voice is past That shrunk thy streams ; return, Sicilian Muse. And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their bells, and flow'reta of a thousand huea. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades, and wanton winds,...
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The works of professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier, Volume 7

John Wilson - 1857
...leaves to thy soft lays. As killing as the canker to the rose, Or taint-worm to the weanling-herds that graze, Or frost to flowers, that their gay wardrobe...And call the vales, and bid them hither cast Their hells and flowerets of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whispers use Of shades and wanton...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets

William Howitt - Literary landmarks - 1857 - 706 pages
...The wonted roar was up amidst the woods," &e. How exquisite is every image of this passage : — ' Return, Sicilian Muse, And call the vales, and bid...of a thousand hues. Ye valleys low, where the mild whis pers use Of shades, and wanton winds, and gushing brooks, On whose fresh lap the swart star sparely...
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