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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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Scenes in the Life of the Saviour

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 240 pages
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...foundations deep, And bid the weltering waves their oozy channel keep. The oracles2 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 Family Library (Harper)., Volume 11

1845
...of these pretended deiies on the eve of the blessed 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; No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 7

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1845
...Milton's lines are scarce surpassed by any thing even in his later works : "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 the...
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Views and Reviews in American Literature: History and Fiction

William Gilmore Simms - 1845
...idea very nobly, in his hymn on the Nativity : " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum, Rune through the arche'd roof in words deceiving, Apollo...shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving." The genius of the Christian faith had as effectually cowed that of the Aztec...
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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 deceiving. Apollo from his shrine, Can uo more divine With hollow shriek the sleep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance or breathed spell...
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Sketches of Modern Literature, and Eminent Literary Men ...

George Gilfillan - 1846
...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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Titan: A Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1846
...looks tame beside the mighty lines of Milton : — * The, oracles are dumb No voice or hideous hum Buns through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo...Can no more divine With hollow shriek the sleep of Delphos leaving. No nightiy trance or breathed spelt Inspire» the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic...
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Titan: A Monthly Magazine..., Volume 2

1846
...lines of Milton : — * The oracles are dumb No voice or hideous bum Buna through the arched roof iu words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine, 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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The Quarterly Review, Volume 79

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1847
...chant that will remind the reader of a later and loftier strain : — 4 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 the...
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