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" Aeolian lyre, awake, And give to rapture all thy trembling strings. From Helicon's harmonious springs A thousand rills their mazy progress take: The laughing flowers, that round them blow, Drink life and fragrance as they flow. Now the rich stream of... "
Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings - Page 466
by Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1820 - 527 pages
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - English poetry - 1860
...ukc ilia* liberty I. 1. AWAKE, Jloltan lyre! awake,* And give to rapture all thy trembling strings; From Helicon's harmonious springs A thousand rills...reign; Now rolling down the steep amain, Headlong, impetous, sec it pour j The rocks and nodding groves rebellow to the roar. • Awafce, my glory I awakt,...
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The Cheerful Giver: Essays

Samuel McChord Crothers - 1923 - 242 pages
...boots out of "the suck holes where they slosh." We remember Gray's lines on the "Progress of Poesy": "Now the rich stream of music winds along, Deep, majestic, smooth and strong." Then we repeat, "The suck holes where they slosh." Is that sloshing sound poetry? Speaking of Gray...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1924 - 756 pages
...OF POESY A Pindaric Ode Awake, Aeolian lyre, awake, And give to rapture all thy trembling strings. From Helicon's harmonious springs A thousand rills...progress take : The laughing flowers that round them blow 5 Drink life and fragrance as they flow. Now the rich stream of Music winds along Deep, majestic, smooth,...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...Poesy 23 From Helicon's harmonious springs A thousand rills their mazy progress take: (1. 3—4) 24 Now the rich stream of Music winds along Deep, majestic, smooth, and strong, (1. 7—8) 25 O Sovereign of the willing soul, Parent of sweet and solemn-breathing airs. Enchanting...
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Two Poets of the Oxford Movement: John Keble and John Henry Newman

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe - Poetry - 1996 - 296 pages
...looking back at Gray and remembering the cumulative surge at the start of "The Progress of Poesy": A thousand rills their mazy progress take: The laughing...majestic, smooth, and strong, Through verdant vales and Ceres's golden reign: Now rolling down the steep amain, Headlong, impetuous, see it pour: The rocks...
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Zeitgenosse Horaz: der Dichter und seine Leser seit zwei Jahrtausenden

Helmut Krasser, Ernst A. Schmidt - Authors and readers - 1996 - 487 pages
...thy trembling strings. From Helicon's harmonious springs A thousand rills their mazy progress take: 5 The laughing flowers, that round them blow, Drink...music winds along Deep, majestic, smooth and strong. Thro' verdant vales, and Ceres' golden reign: 1 0 Now rolling down the steep amain. Headlong, impetuous...
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Blake's Water-colours for the Poems of Thomas Gray: With Complete Texts

William Blake - Art - 2000 - 128 pages
...trembling firings. From Helicon's harmonious fprings A thoufand rills their mazy progrefs take: -t The laughing flowers, that round them blow, Drink life and fragrance as they flow. Now the rich ftream of mufic winds along, Deep, majeftic, fmooih, and ftrong, Thro' Thro' verdant vales, and Ceres'...
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Sight & Sound: Naturbilder in der englischen und amerikanischen Romantik

Frank Mehring - Nature in literature - 2001 - 189 pages
...their green Attire:" Thomas Gray, „Sonnet on the Death of Richard West". Works. Vol. 1. S. 110. 180 .-.The laughing flowers, that round them blow / drink life and fragrance as they flow." Thomas Gray, „The Progress of Poesy". Works. Vol. 1. S. 3. 181 „The season smiles, resigning all...
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