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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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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...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 the accustom'd oak : Sweetbird, that shunn'st the noiseof folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee,...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...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...While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, ' Gently o'er th'accustom'd oak. 60 Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy !...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...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...While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th'accustom'd oak. 60 Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy !...
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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...rugged brow of night| "While Cynthia checks her dragon yoket Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak; & Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical,...
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An Essay on the Philosophy, Study and Use of Natural History

Charles Fothergill - Philosophy - 1813 - 236 pages
...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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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815
...compose part of the solemn scenery of his Penseroso, when he describes it. In her saddest sweetest 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 noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee,...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest...night, 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...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 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 the accustom'd oak ; Sweet bird, that, shuun'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee,...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art: Or, a Tour Through Creation and Science, Volume 5

Edward Polehampton, John Mason Good - Natural history - 1818
...compose part of the solemn scenery of his Penseroso, when he describes it. Ip her saddest sweetest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night ; While Cynthia checks her dragon yqke, Gently o'er the accustom'd oak; {fweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation; And the mute Silence hiss'd along, 'Less 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 shun'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee,...
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