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" Pelops' line, Or the tale of Troy divine, Or what (though rare) of later age, Ennobled hath the buskined stage. But O, sad Virgin, that thy power Might raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as warbled to the string,... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 109
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...raise Musseus from his bower ; Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what love did seek ; Or call up him that left half told The story of Carnbuscan bold, Of Camball, and of Algarsife,...
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Thirty illustrations of Childe Harold. (Art-union of Lond.).

1855
...raise Musseus from his bower ! Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what love did seek ! Or call up him that left half told The story of Cambuscan bold, Of Camball, and of Algarsife,...
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Mythology: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne

Thomas Bulfinch - 1913 - 2 pages
...raise Musseus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what love did seek." CHAPTER XXV ARION IBYCUS SIMONIDES SAPPHO THE poets whose adventures compose this chapter...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - 1986 - 356 pages
...raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as warbled to the string, Drew Iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what Love did seek. [103-08] And after his dreams, set in an harmonious Theocritean landscape, he hopes to hear the...
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Milton's English Poetry: Being Entries from A Milton Encyclopedia

John T. Shawcross - 1986 - 248 pages
...raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as warbled to the string, Drew Iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what Love did seek. (103-8) Folktales recounted in L'Al over a cheerful mug of ale have in IIP a weightier counterpart...
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Congregation: Stories and Structures

James F. Hopewell - 219 pages
...his queen. Orpheus sang . . . [and] no one under the spell of his voice could refuse him anything. He Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what Love did seek. They summoned Eurydice and gave her to him, but upon one condition: that he would not look back...
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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - 1990 - 262 pages
...raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew Iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what Love did seek. It is interesting to observe that the parallel evocation of Orpheus in the closing lines of VAllegro...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art, Based Originally on ...

Charles Mills Gayley - 1991 - 597 pages
...raise Musa2us from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what love did seek.1 Other legendary bards or musicians were Linus, Marsyas, and Amphion. (3) The Poets of Mvthology....
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...thyself to marble, (1. 3142) 17 Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string. 1 Julius Caesar 43 Men at some time are masters of their fates, The f seek; (1. 105-108) IB But let my due feet never fail To walk the studious cloister's pale, And love...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 pages
...raise Musaeus from his bower, Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek, And made Hell grant what love did seek. CHAPTER 25 Arion; Ibycus; Simonides; Sappho The poets whose adventures compose this chapter were...
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