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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: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...I equal'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresas and Phineus prophet! old: Then feed on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious...Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nofturnal note. Thus with the year 43 Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

Robert Anderson - 1795 - 740 pages
...me in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Mxonides, And Tirefias and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...numbers ; as the wakeful bird. Sings darkling, and in fhadieft cevert hid Tones her nodunial note. Thus with the year Seafons return, but not to me returns...
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Sheridan's and Henderson's Practical Method of Reading and Reciting English ...

1796 - 292 pages
...fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind M aeon ides, And Tirefias, and Phineus, prophets old: Then feed on thoughts that...numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in fhadieft covert hid, Tupes her nolturnal note. Thug with the year Seafons return, Now melt more into...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 3, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797 - 430 pages
...in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mseonides, And Tirefias and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in fhadied covert hid .. Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seafons return ; but not to me returns...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mseonides, And 1'iresias, and Phineas, prophets old; Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach ofev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 560 pages
...in fate, 9o were 1 equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, ami blind Ma;onides, And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with Ihe year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1810 - 482 pages
...with tbcm in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Msronides, AndTiresiasand Phineus prophets old: Theu feed on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious numbers...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, hut not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - 1810 - 484 pages
...Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias, and Phirteue, prophets old: Then feed on droughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return: but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 342 pages
...voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tun. s her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 40 Seasons...morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or (locks, or herds, or human face divirie; But cloud instead, and ever-duriiig dark 45 Surrounds me,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 424 pages
...in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mxonides ; And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts,...hid, Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year, Seasons return but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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