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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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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...bring Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation : 1644, and a fourth in 1C85. The public admiration ; While Cynthia checks her dragon-yoke, Gently o er th' oecustom'd oak. Sweet bird, that shuun'st the...
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The Youth's Book of Nature, Or The Four Seasons Illustrated: Being Familiar ...

Bourne Hall Draper - 1844
...I love, T love ! retired bird. Milton notices this in one of the most beautiful of his poems, — " Sweet bird, that shun'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ; Thee, chantress, oft the woods among, I woo to hear thy evening song 1 " And Cowper delightfully compares...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 10

1844
...by three great Poets. We quote in the order in which they were written. " Lest Philomel will deipn a song. In her sweetest, saddest plight. Smoothing the rugged brow of night," 6ic. Л Pourra». Shelley's are from the battle scene in Queen Mib already alluded to, " Hark to that...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; i0 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 shunn'st the...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...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, Stoeet bird, that shunn'st the...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...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 shunn'st the...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; 10 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 shunn'st the...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne,4 The cherub Contemplation : And the mute Silence hist5 along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song In her sweetest,...saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of Night, 1 Whilst yet, #c.— ie before Jupiter rebelled against his father. 8 Cyprus lawn— a fine fabric...
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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - American literature - 1846 - 420 pages
...bring Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheel'd 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 shunn'st the...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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 accustomed oak. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the...
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