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" The Oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving : No nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest... "
A Day by the Fire: And Other Papers, Hitherto Uncollected - Page 80
by Leigh Hunt - 1870 - 368 pages
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Scenes and Impressions in Egypt and in Italy

Moyle Sherer - Egypt - 1825 - 435 pages
...rocky roof to view, and was now reflected from these waters on which the sun-beam never plays : — " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving." The day looks doubly bright when you again go forth, and you ride to a beautifully-broken fringed ruin...
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Scenes and Impressions in Egypt and in Italy

Moyle Sherer - Egypt - 1825 - 435 pages
...rocky roof to view, and was now reflected from these waters on which the sun-beam never plays:— " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving." The day looks doubly bright when you again go forth, and you ride to a beautifully-broken fringed ruin...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...usurped sway, And wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horrour of his folded tail. 19. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...No nightly trance, or breathed spell Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetic cell. 20. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 6

John Milton - 1826
...Anglo-Saxon, Smolt, hot weather. T. WARTON. The oracles are dumb, XIX. No voice or hideous hum 174 Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, strong image is copied from the descriptions of serpents and dragons in the old Romances and Ariosto....
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts - 1827
...is, But now begins ; for, from this happy day, The old Dragon, under ground In straiter limits bound, The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, [cell. Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding...
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The Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 32; Volume 36

Medicine - 1840
...oracles ceased to prescribe — , No voice, nor hideous hum Sounds thro1 the arched roof, with strains deceiving; Apollo, from his shrine, Can no more divine,...With hollow shriek, the steep of Delphos leaving. Bacon was anticipated, for induction was applied to physic — and the genius of Hippocrates stamped...
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The Spirit of the Pilgrims, Volume 2

Congregationalism - 1829
...gods too, dwelt quietly as brothers. But no sooner did Christianity come in, than what an uproar ! Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphoa leaving. Peor and Baalim Forsake their temples dim, With that twice battered god of Palestine...
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Protestant vigils; or, Evening records of a journey in Italy, in ... 1826 ...

Harriet Morton (author of Protestant vigils.) - 1829
...dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs thro' the arched roof in words deceiving; Apollo from his shrine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving, No...breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic celL" Diocletian, in his rage, ordered all in his palace to sacrifice to the Gods, and all...
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Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1830 - 338 pages
...his earlier pieces, the departure of these pretended deities on the eve of the blessed Nativity. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. " The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice of weeping heard and...
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Classical Examinations: Or, A Selection of University Scholarship ..., Volume 1

University of Cambridge - Classical education - 1830 - 610 pages
...тгрш<твш. Into Greek Tragic Iambics. The Oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs thro' the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd Priest from the prophetic cell. The lonely...
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