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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 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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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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