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 1531860Full view
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John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 392 pages
...fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation, And the mute Silence hist along, 55 'Less Philomel will daign a Song, In her sweetest, saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her Dragon yoke, Gently o're th'accustom'd Oke; 60 Sweet Bird that shunn'st the...