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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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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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Asian and Jungian Views of Ethics

Carl B. Becker - 1999 - 146 pages
..."On the Morning of Christ's Nativity," Milton tells us (stanza xix): 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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Strange Travelers: New Selected Stories

Gene Wolfe - 2001 - 384 pages
...to them." "I must hear it first," he told her, and cupped both ears. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words...his shrine Can no more divine With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No trace or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic...
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Female & Male Voices in Early Modern England: An Anthology of Renaissance ...

Betty Travitsky, Anne Lake Prescott - 2000 - 411 pages
...see his kingdom fail, Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. 19 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 ofDelphos io leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from...
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Shakespeare and Religions

Peter Holland - 2001 - 372 pages
...silent, as John Milton put it, 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. 2'' peter Milward, Religions Controversies of the Jacobean Age: A Survey...
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Lectures on Shakespeare

W. H. Auden - 2002 - 398 pages
...of Christ makes the gods dumb: The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arch'd 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 Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 pages
...his kingdom fail, Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail.0 XIX The oracles are dumb,0 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.0 No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from...
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The Omphalos and the Cross: Pagans and Christians in Search of a Divine Center

Paul Ciholas - 2003 - 513 pages
...(NPNF-2 IV) 62. Chapter 4 Rise anb e Defp^ic Oracfe The Oracles are dumm, 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. — Milton, On the Morning of Christ's Nativity, st. 19 The end of life lies...
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Biblical and Classical Myths: The Mythological Framework of Western Culture

Northrop Frye, Jay Macpherson - 2004 - 471 pages
...Psyche named him Pleasure. VIII. The Passing and Afterlife of the Gods 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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