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" Those other two equalled with me in fate, So were I equalled with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old; Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling,... "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 66
by John Milton - 1801
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...whom the poet So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid 35 principally desires to resemble : and it seems as if he had intended at first to mention only these...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...Pbineus, piophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeiul bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes...the year 40 Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or bight of vernal bloom, or rammer's rose, Or flocks,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...me in fate. So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maxmides, And Tiresias and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest eovert hid Tunes her noeturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1826 - 294 pages
...were I equal'd with them in renown! Blind Thamyris, and blind Moeonides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Phmeus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid T«nes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 10 Seasons return: but not to me returns Day, or the...
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Moral and Religious Souvenir

Gift books - 1828 - 288 pages
...me in fate, So were I equalled with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old ; Then feed on thoughts,...hid, Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...me in fate, So were I equalVd with them in renown^ Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides, And Tyresias and Phineus, prophets old Then feed on thoughts, that...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day or the sweet approach of ev'n and* morn • Or sight of vernal...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mseonides, And Tyresias, and Phineus, prophets old: Then fed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers;...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n and morn, Or sight of vernal...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...Milton had, notwithstanding his bitter complaints on this account, been less absorbed in thought» that voluntary move Harmonious numbers, as the wakeful...and in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note ; and more of the political partisan, had he been more fortunate in this respect. We need not here...
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Classical Examinations: Or, A Selection of University Scholarship ..., Volume 1

University of Cambridge - Classical education - 1830 - 610 pages
...me in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...equal'd with them in renown ! Blind Thamyris, and blind Meeonides ; **» »-<v»>-1'— 35 And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year K Seasons return : but not to me returns Day^or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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