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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 185?
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The Antiquities of Free-masonry: Comprising Illustrations of the Five Grand ...

George Oliver - 1843 - 344 pages
...Suidas, voce Delphi. Plut. Defect. Orac. And our own Milton says : — The oracles are dumb ; No Toice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof, in words...shrine, Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...to see his kingdom fail. Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice of weeping heard and loud lament ; From...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 13

1843
...work, for it had a divine commission and Godspeed. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hnm Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving ; Apollo from his shrine Can now no more divine, With hollow shriek the step of Delphos leaving." Dimmer and dimmer, as the generations...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...to see his kingdom fail, Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. 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 : No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 37

1856
...Salamis 1 of wisdom, eloquence and song — " All silenced now ! — " 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. " What fates were hers, since Japheth's son set foot npon her soil — "...
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The Hierarchical Despotism: Lectures on the Mixture of Civil and ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1844 - 120 pages
...midst of services as quaint and unchristian as those of Paganism itself. 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, No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from...
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Plutarch on the delay of the deity in the punishment of the wicked

Plutarch - 1844 - 171 pages
...of the Saviour's advent, as follows : The oraclea are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through ihe 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 priest from...
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The Classical Museum, Volume 1

Leonhard Schmitz - 1844
...poetical than exact. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Rings through the arched roof with words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. But the two cliffs of the overhanging steep, the clear stream which issues...
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A Gallery of Literary Portraits

George Gilfillan - 1845 - 443 pages
...multitudinous gods look tame beside the mighty lines of Milton :— " The oracles are dumb No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words...Can no more divine With hollow shriek the sleep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic...
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