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" Sirens' harmony, That sit upon the nine infolded spheres, And sing to those that hold the vital shears, And turn the adamantine spindle round, On which the fate of Gods and men is wound. Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie, To lull the daughters of... "
The Indicator - Page 189
edited by - 1820
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1806
...the daughters of necessity, " And keep unsteady nature in her law, " And the low world in measur'd motion draw " After the heavenly tune, which none...can hear " Of human mould, with gross unpurged ear." Maloue~ Thus, in Comus: " Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould " Breathe such divine enchanting...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...lull the daughters of Necessity, And keep unsteady Nature to her law, And the low world in measur'd motion draw After the heavenly tune, which none can hear Of human mould, with gross unpurged ear; And yet such musick worthiest were to blaze The peerless highth of her immortal praise, Whose lustre...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...lull the daughters of Necessity, And keep unsteady Nature to her law, 70 And the low world in measnr'd motion draw After the heavenly tune, which none can hear, Of human mould, with gross unpurged ear; And yet such music worthiest were to blaze The peerless height of her immortal praise, Whose lustre...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...lull the daughters of Necessity, And keep unsteady Nature to her law, And the low world in measur'd motion draw After the heavenly tune, which none can hear Of human mould, with gross unpurged ear; And yet such musick worthiest were to blaze The peerless highth of her immortal praise, Whose lustre...
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The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Volume 2

1810
...Necessity, And keep unsteady nature to her law, And the low world in measur'd motion draw After the heav'nly tune, which none can hear Of human mould with gross unpurged ear." Arcades, ver. 61, st seiI. Milton has here given us Plato's system of the harmony of the spheres. In...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...And keep unsteady Nature to her law, 70 And the low world in mcasur'd motion draw After the heav'nly tune, which none can hear Of human mould, with gross unpurged ear; And yet such music worthiest were to blaze The peerless height of her immortal praise, 75 Whose lustre...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...lull the daughters of Necessity, And keep unsteady Nature to her law, And the low world in measur'd motion draw After the heavenly tune, which none can hear Of human mould, with gross unpurged ear ; And yet such music worthiest were to blaze The pecrless height of her immortal praise, Whose lustre...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1821
...the daughters of necessity, " And keep unsteady nature in her law, " And the low world in measur'd motion draw " After the heavenly tune which none can hear " Of human mould, with gross unpurged ear." MALONE. Thus, in Comus : " Can any moital mixture of earth's mold " Breathe such divine enchanting...
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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 pages
...With puissant words, and murmurs made to bless. But else in deep of night, when drowsiness Hath lock'd up mortal sense, then listen I To the celestial Syrens'...none can hear Of human mould, with gross unpurged ear ; And yet such music worthiest were to blaze The peerless highth of her immortal praise, Whose lustre...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...I To the celestial Sirens' harmony, That sit upon the nine infolded spheres, And sing to those ihat hold the vital shears, And turn the adamantine spindle...none can hear Of human mould, with gross unpurged ear ; And yet such music worthiest were to blaze The peerless height of her immortal praise, Whose lustre...
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