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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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...his usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. ohn Aikin ahrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Dclphoe leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...his usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swinges 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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The Antiquities of Free-masonry: Comprising Illustrations of the Five Grand ...

George Oliver - Freemasons - 1843 - 344 pages
...Suidas, voce Delphi. Plut. Defect. Orac. And our own Milton says : — The oracles are dumb ; No Toice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof, in words...breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. the Temple of Jerusalem. The miraculous interposition of heaven to prevent the execution...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...his usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail. Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice of weeping heard and loud lament ; From...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 13

United States - 1843
...work, for it had a divine commission and Godspeed. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hnm Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving ; Apollo from his shrine Can now no more divine, With hollow shriek the step of Delphos leaving." Dimmer and dimmer, as the generations...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 13

United States - 1843
...lived after them, and wrought out its appointed work, for it had a divine commission and Godspeed. " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the archÚd roof in words deceiving; Apollo from his shrine Can now no more divine, With hollow shriek...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...his usurped sway ; And, wroth to see his kingdom fail, Swinges 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...
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The Hierarchical Despotism: Lectures on the Mixture of Civil and ...

George Barrell Cheever - Apostolic succession - 1844 - 120 pages
...of Romanism trembled in the midst of services as quaint and unchristian as those of Paganism itself. The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. In consecrated earth, And on the holy hearth, The Lars and Lemures moan with midnight...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 37

1856
...radiant past ! " Of Marathon and Salamis 1 of wisdom, eloquence and song — " All silenced now ! — " The oracles are dumb : " No voice or hideous hum "..." With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. " What fates were hers, since Japheth's son set foot npon her soil — " Javan to Otho I " Marathon...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 6

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844
...savage deities might well be silent. Milton embodies the idea very nobly, in his hymn on the Nativity : "The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum, Runs...With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving." The genius of the Christian faith had as effectually cowed that of the Aztec religion, as that of Cortes...
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