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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, In her sweetest saddest plight. Smoothing the rugged... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 43
1840
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...compofe part of the folemn fcenery of his Penferofo; when he deĽ fcribes it In her faddeft fweeteft plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night ; While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accuftom'd oak) Sweet bird, that (hunn'ft the noife of folly, Moft mulk.il, moft melancholy ! Thee,...
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Comus: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - English drama - 1799 - 124 pages
...Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne. The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest...While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak; Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy! Thee...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...CONTEMPLATION , And thee mute SILENCE hift along 'Lefs Philomel will deign a fong, In her fweeteft, faddeft plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While CYNTHIA checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accuflom'd oak ; -Sweet bird that fhunn'ft the noife of folly, Moft mufical, moft melancholy !...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...shows that in writing from memory he was sometimes inaccurate. " And the mute Silence hist along, Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest saddest...While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak." " And bring Silence (hist) hushed, along with thee ; silence that shall not he...
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The goldfinch, being a collection of the most esteemed modern songs in the ...

Goldfinch - 1805
...FIRST and chief on golden wing, . The cherub contemplation brmg, And the mute silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest saddest plight. Smoothing the rugged brow of night. Sweet hird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, must melancholy ; Thee, chauutress oft...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...Guiding the fiery wheeled throne , The chernb Contemplation : And the mute silence hiss'd along, 'Lest Philomel will deign a song , In her sweetest , saddest...While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke , Gently o'er the accustom'd oak : Sweet bird , that shunn'st the noise of Folly , Most musical , most melancholy I Thee...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - English poetry - 1804
...Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub CONTEMPLATION ; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest...While CYNTHIA checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak ; Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy; Thee,...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest...While CYNTHIA checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak ; Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy; Thee,...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne. The cheruh Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, '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' accustom'd oak ; Sweet hird, that...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...Contemplation; And the mute filencc hiftalongv 'Lefs PhiloT.el will deign a fong, In his fwsefeft, faddeft plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accuftom'd oak; ; Sweet bird, that fhunn'ft the noife of folly, Moft mufical, moft melancholy !...
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