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" Those other two equalled with me in fate, So were I equalled with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old; Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling,... "
Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711 - Page 66
by John Milton - 1801
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts. Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

John Milton, Edward Young - 1848
...fate, So were I equal'd with them in renown ! Blind Thamyris, and blind Meeonides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...the year 40 Seasons return : but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks,...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Parts

John Milton - 1849 - 582 pages
...fate, So were I equal'd with them in renown ! Blind Thamyris, and blind Mceonides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...the year 40 Seasons return : but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or mom? Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or...
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Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal, Volume 2

1849
...Shine inward, and the mind through all her pow'rs Irradiate." And how remarkably was it given him to " Iv+ ?-"S Z 1 ԙySދ $ 6 M 5 5 ϫ 0% l m 9 R *EM.8... JZ + $3 c SU= ]$5) . 0j N F N| 0 P 2wH + _Z bp [ ]^ notei.'' But let us allow Milton to portray, in his own exquisite manner, his feelings on the loss...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - 1849 - 432 pages
...equalled with them in renown !_ 25 Blind Thamaris, and blind Maeonides ; And Tyresias, and Phyneus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...bird Sings darkling, and. in shadiest covert hid, 30 Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1850 - 294 pages
...equal'd with them in renown ! Blind Thamyris, and blind Mseonides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Plane us, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...the year 40 Seasons return : but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks,...
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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copius Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton, James Prendeville - 1850 - 382 pages
...account of the prosody, and read the line thus : Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old; Then feed on thoughts,...darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note.1 Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even,...
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The Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1850 - 542 pages
...frequently the same as et non. 34. So: In like manner. Oh, that I were in like manner, &c. And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Ithaca Tiraias : A celebrated Theban prophet, of the cause of whoso blindness various accounts are...
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THE PARADISE LOST

JOHN MILTON - 1851
...numbers in some places the better to set off the musical flow of those which immediately follow. N. Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 40 Seasons...morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or f >cks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud instead, and ever-during dark 45 Surrounds me, from...
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Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1851 - 415 pages
...me in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyria and blind Meeonidos, And Tiresias and Phineus, prophets old. Then feed on thoughts,...the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and, in shadiest eovert hid, Tunes her noeturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1852
...in fate, So were I equal'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Mseonides, ss And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that...the year 40 Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, * quench'd] drench'd. Eentl. MS. 25 orbs] Val. Flacc. iv....
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