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" But first, and chiefest, with thee bring, Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song... "
The New Monthly Magazine - Page 153
1860
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The Spectator, Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...entitles II Penseroso, the ideas of which were exquisitely suited to my present wanderings of thought. " Sweet bird ! that shun'st the noise of folly, Most musical ! most melancholy ! Thee, cliantress, oft, the woods among, I woo to hear thy ev'ning song : And missing thee I walk unseen On...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...that cross the person of Melancholy and which constitute the prototype of Hamlet's Ophelia (.fig, 61). 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest,...saddest plight, Smoothing, the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th'accustom'd oak. 60 Sweet bird, that shunn'st the...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...and which constitute the prototype of Hamlet's Ophelia (fig. 61). And the mute Silence hist along, 55 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest,...saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, ' Gently o'er th'accustom'd oak. 60 Sweet bird, that shunn'st...
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An Essay on the Philosophy, Study and Use of Natural History

Charles Fothergill - Philosophy - 1813 - 236 pages
...as an emblem of his " II Penseroso," when it was in his power thus to tune his heavenl/ lyre : — " 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged hrow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke Gently o'er th* nccustom'd oak . Sweet bird, that...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, 55 'Less Philomel will dt-ign a song, in her sweetest, saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night| "While Cynthia checks her dragon yoket Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak; & Sweet bird, that shunn'st...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...bring w Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will...saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o er th' accustom'd oak ; Sweet bird that shunn'st the...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...bring Him that yon' soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation : And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will...saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of Night ; While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er the accustom'd oak ; Sweet bird, that, shuun'st...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 48

England - 1840
...hears things delightful to her heart. Thus it is when the pensive spirit of the poet implores that— " Philomel will deign a song In her sweetest saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke Gently o'er the accustomed oak." Does not the lovely light seem...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...bring, Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will...saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke,. Sweet Bird! that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical,...
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The English reading book, in verse

William Jillard Hort - English literature - 1822 - 212 pages
...bring, Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub contemplation : And the mute silence hist along, Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest plight, Soothing the rugged brow of night. . . While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er the aocustom'd...
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