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" He sung the secret seeds of Nature's frame; How seas, and earth, and air, and active flame, Fell through the mighty void, and, in their fall, Were blindly gather'd in this goodly ball. "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ... - Page 399
by John Dryden - 1808
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - 1710 - 554 pages
...Joy beheld its Beauty, Well-pleas'd to fee the Excellence he gave. Rnr. Ftir. Put. He fung the fecret Seeds of" Nature's Frame, How Seas, and Earth, and Air, and active Flame Fell thro' the mighty Void, and in their Fall Were blindly gather'd in this goodly Ball. The tender Soil,...
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Of the Nature of Things: In Six Books, Volume 2

Titus Lucretius Carus - 1714
...cumque Rara per ignotos errent anímala montes. Which is thus interpreted by Dryden : He fung the fecret Seeds of Nature's Frame: How Seas, and Earth, and Air, and active Flame Fell thro' the mighty Void ; and in their Fall Were blindly gather'd in this goodly Ball ! he The tender...
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Poems by the Earl of Roscommon: To which is Added an Essay on Poetry

Wentworth Dillon Earl of Roscommon - 1717 - 536 pages
...regard. He Jung thefecret Seeds ofNature^s Frame, How Seas, and Earth, and Air, and active Flame y Fell through the mighty Void\ and in their fall Were...gathered in this goodly Ball. The tender Soil then fliffning by degree s^ Shut from the bounded Earth, the bounding Seas. Then Earth and Ocean various...
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The Works of Virgil:: Containing His Pastorals, Georgics, and Aeneis, Volume 1

Virgil - 1721 - 1043 pages
...in their fali Werebliadly gathcr'd in this goodly BaH. . - .; , The tender Soil then ftiffeing by degrees, , , Shut from the bounded Earth, the...bounding Seas. . . . Then Earth and Ocean various Forms difclofe; ff Artfl a new Sun to the new World arofe. And Mifts condens'd to Clouds obfcurc the Sky;...
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A Familiar Explanation of the Poetical Works of Milton: To which is Prefixed ...

Joseph Addison - 1762 - 144 pages
...famere formal. Hefuvg the fecret Seeds of Nature's Frame ; Ho'W Seas, and Earth, and Air, and aflive Flame, Fell through the mighty void, and in their Fall^ Were blindly gather' d in this geodly Ball. The tender Soil then jli 'fining by degrees Shut from the hounded Earth...
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An Essay Towards an Investigation of the Origin and Elements of Language and ...

L. D. Nelme - 1772 - 134 pages
...ma/ier-piece. In the 6th Paftoral we have the fubilancc of the fong of Silenus, wherein he related, " How feas, and earth, and air, and active flame, " Fell through the mighty void ; : and " Whatever fongs befides the Delphic god " Had taught, the lau-rels^ and the Spartan flood, " Silenus...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 12

1795
...more regard. He fung the fecrct feeds of Nature's frame ; How feas, and earth, and air, and a£live flame, Fell through the mighty void, and in their fall Were blindly gather'd in this goodly ball. The tender foil then ftiffening by degrees, Shut from the bounded earth,...
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The British Essayists: The Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1802
...durare solum et discluderr Nereafonto Cceperit, et rerum paul1atim sumtre format. V1RG. Eet. 'l. 33. He sung the secret seeds of nature's frame : How seas,...through the mighty void, and in their fall Were blindly gather'd in this goodly ball. The tender soil then stirFning by degrees, Shut from the bounded earth...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 1

Virgil - 1803
...the Thracian bard, Nor awful Phoebus was on Pindus heard With deeper silence, or with more regard. He sung the secret seeds of Nature's frame; How seas, and earth, and air, and active flame, 50 Fell through the mighty void, and, in their fall, Were blindly gather'd in this goodly ball. The...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 3

Great Britain - 1804
...With dreper fllence, or with more regard. j He fung the fccret feeds of Nature's frame ; ¡How feas, and earth, and air, and active flame, Fell through the mighty void, and in their fall Were blindly gather'd in this goodly ball. The tender foil then, ftiffemng by degrees, Shut from the bounded earth,...
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