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" The oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving ; Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving ; No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed... "
Angel in the Sun: Turner's Vision of History - Page 175
by Gerald Finley - 1999 - 280 pages
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Panegyricus de Sexto Consulatu Honorii Augusti

Claudius Claudianus - 1996 - 432 pages
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Poets on Poets

Nick Rennison, Michael Schmidt - 1997 - 478 pages
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Milton and the Tangles of Neaera's Hair: The Making of the 1645 Poems

Stella Purce Revard - 1997 - 299 pages
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...horror of his folded tail. 7541 'On the Morning of Christ's Nativity' The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words...shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. 7542 'On the Morning of Christ's Nativity' So when the sun in bed. Curtained...
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Mighty Opposites: From Dichotomies to Differences in the Comparative Study ...

Longxi Zhang - 1998 - 248 pages
...Christ is born in Bethlehem, as Milton envisions it in a famous ode, The Oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words...shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving." Here the advent of Christ manifests itself, among other things, as a transformation...
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England in 1819: The Politics of Literary Culture and the Case of Romantic ...

James Chandler - 1999 - 606 pages
...the God of Scripture. One stanza from the Ode suffices to illustrate: The Oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words...shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphus leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd Priest from...
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Julio Cortázar: New Readings

Julio Cortázar - 1998 - 260 pages
...verses to Milton's "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity" is striking: "The oracles are dumh, / No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words...shrine " Can no more divine, / With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving." 13. See, eg, Hopscotch, chapter 1 8. where Oliveira exclaims: "ieh Cartesius...
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Soldier and Scholar: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War

Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve - 1998 - 430 pages
...Apollo taught me to foresee the future")—Horace, Satires 2.5.60. 3. "The oracles are dumb, / No voice or hideous hum / Runs through the arched roof in words...shrine / Can no more divine, / With hollow shriek the step of Delphos leaving. /No nightly trance or breathed spell, / Inspires the pale-eyed priest from...
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A Field Guide to Demons, Fairies, Fallen Angels, and Other Subversive Spirits

Carol K. Mack, Dinah Mack - 1998 - 282 pages
...tolled the death knoll for many ancient deities: XIX The Oracles are durnm, No voice or hideous humm Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo...shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving . . . The lonely mountains o 're, And the resounding shore, A voice of weeping...
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The Complete Poems

John Milton - 1998 - 982 pages
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