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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less sleep @1/+ accustom'd oak : Sweet bird, that sliunn'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 ...

Edward Polehampton - Natural history - 1821
...scenery of his Penseroso, when he describes it. In her saddest sweetest plight, Smoothing the riigged 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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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...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 shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest saddest...brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke,. Sweet Bird! that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy! Thee, Chantress! oft,...
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The English Reading Book in Verse: Adapted to Domestic and to School Education

William Jillard Hort - English literature - 1822 - 212 pages
...mute silence hist along, Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest plight, Soothing the rugged brow of night. . . While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er the aocustom'd oak ; Sweet bird that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In his sweetest, saddest plight Smoothing the rugged brow...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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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...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 shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less , And full of ev'ry hope,ofev'ry joy, The wish of...Gradual sinks the breeze Into a perfect calm, that th' accustom'd oak ; Sweet bird that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...on the eastern verge of Paradise, b. xi. 120, 128. Other examples are obvious. T. Warion. 56. 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In. her sweetest, saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night,"] Compare Shakespeare, Sonnet li. and see note, PR iv. 246. As Philomel in summer's front doth sing,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...Il Penseroso, as it is rather more particular than the rest. And the mute silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night. Sweet bird that shimn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee chauntress oft the...
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