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" The moon-struck prophet felt the madding hour : Then rose the seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out order, and extinguish light, Of dull and venal a new world to mould, And bring Saturnian days of lead and gold. "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 213
by English poets - 1790
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1751
...Sick was the Sun, the Owl forfook his bow'r, The moon-ftruck Prophet felt the madding hour : Then rofe the Seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out Order,...extinguifh Light, Of dull and venal a new World to mold, 1 5 And bring Saturnian days of Lead and Gold. NOTES. VER. II, 12. Sickwastbt San, — The moon-flruck...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1752
...face of Dulnefs. Very appofitc likewifc 13 it to make this Edipfe, which is occafioned by Then rofe the Seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out Order,...extinguifh Light, Of dull and venal a new World to mold, 1 5 And bring Saturnian days of Lead and Gold. She mounts the Throne : her head a Cloud conceal'd,...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope - 1754
...The moon-flruck Prafhet J 1 be I'oct introduceth this (as all great events are fuppofed by Then rofe the Seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out Order,...extinguifh Light, Of dull and venal a new World to mold, 1 5 And bring Saturnism days of Lead and Gold. She mounts the Throne : her head a Cloud conceal'd,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...— 1bc metm-Jh.ucb tnphet\ The Poet imroduceth this (as all great events arefuppofed by flien rofe the Seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out Order,...her head a Cloud conceal'd, In broad Effulgence all be'ovv reveal'd, REMARKS. fage Hiftorians to be preceded) by an Ecliffc of lie San ; but with a peculiar...
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The works of Alexander Pope: esq., with his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1757
...World, makes it partake of its original Principles. PW VER. 16. Lead WGold] /. e. dull and venal. PW She mounts the Throne : her head a Cloud conceal'd, In broad Effulgence all below reveal'd, ('Tisthus afpiring Dulnefs ever fnines) Soft on her lap her Laureat fon reclines. 2o REMARKS. VER....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...Sick was the Sun, the Owl forfook his bow'r, The moon-ftruck Prophet felt the madding hour: Then rofe the Seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out Order,...extinguifh Light, Of dull and venal a new World to mold, I ^ And bring Saturnian days of Lead and Gold. REMARKS. VER. it, 12. S!ci was the Sun, — Tke mtton-Jlruck...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1764
...Sick was the Sun, the Owl forfook his bow'r, The moon-ftruck Prophet felt the madding hour : Then rofe the Seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out Order, and extinguifti Light; REMARKS. For fiire, in fpite of his unufual modefty, he (hall not travel li faft...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...was the Sun, the Owl forfook his bovv'r, The moon-ftruck Prophet f felt the madding hour : Then role the Seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out Order {, and extinguiih Light, Of dull and venal || a new World to mold , And bring Saturnian days of Lead aad...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Sick was the Sun, the Owl forfook his bower, The moon-ftruck Prophet felt the madding hour i Then rofe the Seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out Order,...She mounts the Throne ; her head a Cloud conceal'd, Jn broad Effulgence all below reveal'd, ("Tis thus afpiring Dulnefs ever Alines) Soft on her lap her...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Sick was the Sun, the Owl forfook his bower, The moon-ftruck Prophet felt the madding houri Then rofe the Seed of Chaos, and of Night, To blot out Order, and extinguim Light, Of dull and venal a new World to mold, 15 And bring Saturnian days of Lead and Gold....
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