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" That from beneath the seat of Jove doth spring, Begin, and somewhat loudly sweep the string. Hence with denial vain, and coy excuse, So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my destin'd Urn, And as he passes turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable... "
Milton's poetical works, with life, critical diss. and notes by G. Gilfillan - Page 168
by John Milton - 1853
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Sound and Form in Modern Poetry

Harvey Seymour Gross, Robert McDowell - Poetry - 1996 - 348 pages
...how expertly he has adapted Milton's rhythm to his own use: Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well, That from beneath the seat of Jove doth spring, Begin,...coy excuse; So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favor my destin'd urn, And as he passes turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. The corpse...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...to the parching wind Without the meed of some melodious tear. Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well That from beneath the seat of Jove doth spring; Begin,...coy excuse. So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favor my destin'd urn, And as he passes, turn And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we were...
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...the parching wind, Without the meed of some melodious tear. Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well, That from beneath the seat of Jove doth spring, Begin,...coy excuse, So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favor my destin's Urn, And as he passes turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we were...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton, Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Poetry - 1957 - 1059 pages
...parching wind, Without the meed of some melodious tear. Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well, 15 That from beneath the seat of Jove doth spring, Begin,...the string. Hence with denial vain, and coy excuse, 1. Contrast Milton's confidence of winning the 10. An echo of Virgil's question: "Who would poet's...
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Milton's Legacy

Kristin A. Pruitt, Charles W. Durham - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 257 pages
...enough to celebrate his life in verse: So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my destined urn, And as he passes, turn And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we were nursed upon the self-same hill, Fed the same flock, by fountain, shade, and rill. (19-24) As Stella...
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The ABC of Lit Crit

Frank H. Ellis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 234 pages
...Lycidas is reconciled to his task by the hope that a similar "melodious Tear" will be shed at his death: So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my...he passes turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shrowd. Gray acknowledges the obligation: "Some pious Drops the closing Eye requires." It is as if...
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