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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...the scaly horror of his folded tail. XIX. 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. xx. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore,...
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Lives of Scottish Worthies: James I [pt. 2]. Robert Henryson. William Dunbar ...

Patrick Fraser Tytler - Scotland - 1840
...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...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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Deliciae literariae: a new volume of table-talk [ed. by J. Robertson].

Deliciae - 1840 - 273 pages
...is beautifully described by Milton in his magnificent hymn " On the Morning of Christ's Nativity." " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...leaving. 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, A voice...
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The chief of Glen-Orchay [a poem, by W. Bennet].

William Bennet (poet.) - 1840
...Milton, in his Hymn on " The Nativity," thus enlarges with inimitable beauty on the same subject:— " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No mighty trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. " The lonely...
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Deliciae Literariae: A New Volume of Table-talk

Joseph Robertson - Table-talk - 1840 - 273 pages
...magnificent hymn " On the Morning of Christ's Nativity." " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Euns through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo...leaving. 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, A voice...
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The Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 32; Volume 36

Medicine - 1840
...— No voice, nor hideous hum Sounds thro' the arched roof, with strains deceiving; Apollo, from hie 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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Advice in the Pursuits of Literature, Containing Historical, Biographical ...

Samuel Lorenzo Knapp - Books and reading - 1841 - 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...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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Sequel to American Popular Lessons

Eliza Robbins - Bible - 1841 - 376 pages
...Milton, the noble christian poet, has mentioned the birth of Christ as fatal to this ancient delusion. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum, Runs...With 'hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No mighty trance, or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. Hymn on the...
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Gems of sacred poetry [ed. by R. Cattermole?].

Gems - 1841
...fail, Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Huns through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo...No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-«yed priest from the prophetic cell. The lonely mountains o'er And the resounding shore, A voice...
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The Irish Penny Journal, Volume 1

Ireland - 1841
...my hand:— " The Oracles are dumb; No voice or hideous hum Runi through the arched roof with word* deceiving ; Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine....the steep of Delphos leaving ; No nightly trance, or breathrd spell. Inspires the pale-eyed priest in his prophetic cell." A louder thunder has been heard...
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