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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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Letters on demonology and witchcraft

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1831
...eve of the blessed Nativity. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Rons through the arch'd roof in words deceiving ; Apollo from his shrine Can...nightly trance or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priests from the prophetic cell. " The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice of...
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The life and writings of Henry Fuseli, the former written and the ..., Volume 1

Johann Heinrich Füssli - 1831
...fell. Book IV. v. 549, 560. HYMN ON THE NATIVITY. PICTUKE XXIX. MARY and JESUS. The ruin of Paganism. The Oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, &c. The Libyc Hammon shrinks his horn; The brutish Gods of Nile as fast, Isis and Orus, and the dog...
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The life of Henry Fuseli

Henry Fuseli - Art - 1831 - 439 pages
...fell. Book IV. v. 549, 560. HYMN ON THE NATIVITY. PICTURE XXIX. MARY and JESUS. The ruin of Paganism. The Oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, &c. The Libyc Hammon shrinks his horn; The brutish Gods of Nile as fast, Isis and Orus, and the dog...
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Religio Medici

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1831 - 150 pages
...represent on the stage things past; I do believe them little more than things to come. Some have been of my Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving Apollo...With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving : No nighly trance or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed Priest from the prophetic cell. Hymn on the...
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Works of the Most Admired ...

Henry Stebbing - Religious poetry, English - 1832 - 402 pages
...his usurped sway, And wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swindges the scaly horror of his folded tail. 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 loud...
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Advice in the Pursuits of Literature, Containing Historical, Biographical ...

Samuel Lorenzo Knapp - Books and reading - 1832 - 296 pages
...that he was convinced of this as a fact, than that he believed all the incidents in his Paradise Lost. "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 loud...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs thro' the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his...No nightly trance, or breathed spell Inspires the pale-ey'd priest from the prophetic cell. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, 178...
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Sacred poetry: consisting of selections from the works of the most admired ...

Henry Stebbing - Religious poetry, English - 1832 - 496 pages
...wroth to see his kingdom fail, Ssrindges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumh, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof...more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leavirg. "No nightly trance or hreathed spell Inspires the pale eyed priest from the prophetic cell....
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Advice in the Pursuits of Literature: Containing Historical, Biographical ...

Samuel Lorenzo Knapp - Books and reading - 1832 - 296 pages
...he was convinced of this as a fact, than that he believed all the incidents in his Paradise Lost. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. 252 Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No...
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Lives of Scottish Worthies: James I [pt. 2]. Robert Henryson. William Dunbar ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler - Scotland - 1833
...and unholy mysteries which constituted the system of heathen worship, at the birth of our Redeemer : The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice of weeping heard and loud lament; From...
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