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" At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame; The sweet enthusiast from her sacred store Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added length to solemn sounds, With Nature's mother-wit and arts unknown before. Let old Timotheus yield the... "
The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ... - Page 257
by John Dryden - 1800 - 442 pages
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...our author, in his ALEXANDER'S FEAST: " Thus, long ago, , " Ere heaving bellows Icarn'd to blow* 11 While organs yet were mute, " Timotheus, to his breathing...kindle soft desire : " At last divine Cecilia came, " Invcntress of the vocalframe," &c. ; : f ,. So, in hit former Ode : "• But bright Cecilia rais'd...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...with zeal to " Thais led the way, [destroy: ru. Thus long ago, Ere heaving bellows learn'd to blow, f While organs yet were mute, Timotheus, to his breathing...rage, or kindle soft desire. At last divine Cecilia cams-, Inventress of the vocal frame; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Rnlarg'd the former...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...the way, To light him to his prey, And, like another Helen, fir'd another Troy. • Thus, long ago And sounding lyre Could swell the soul to rage or...desire. At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarg'd the former narrow hounds, And added...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...Ere heaving billows learn'd to blow , While organs yet were mute ; Timotheus to his breathing iluta And sounding lyre , •. Could swell the soul to rage...or kindle soft desire. At last divine CECILIA came , - In ventress of the vocal frame ;The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store Enlarg'd the former...
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The Miscellaneous Works of David Humphreys: Late Minister Plenipotentiary to ...

David Humphreys - United States - 1804 - 394 pages
...VII. Thus long ago, Ere heaving bellows learn'd to Mow.. While organs yet were mute ; Timotheus with his breathing flute, And sounding lyre, Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soft desire. But when divine Cecilia came, Liventress of the vocal frame, .\ The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...prey, And, like another Helen, fir'd another Troy. Thus long ago, Ere heaving bellows learn'd to blow, While organs yet were mute, Timotheus, to his breathing...desire. At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the •vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarg'd the former narrow bounds, And...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...etc. Thus, long ago , Ere heaving bellows learn'd to blow, \Vhile organs yet were mute, Thimotheus to his breathing flute, And sounding lyre, Could swell...desire ; At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame ; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarg'd the former narrow bounds, And added...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...led the way, To light him to his prey, And, like another Helen, fir'd another Troy. . Thus, long ago And sounding lyre Could swell the soul to rage, or...desire. At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Eularg'd the former narrow bounds, And added...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 21

John Bell - 1807
...blow} ••• While organs yet were mute ; Timotheus, to his breathing flutCj And sounding lyre,Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soft desire. At last divine Ceoilia came, Investress of the vocal frame j • • • . - - « The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...And, like another Helen, fired another Troy. VII. Thus, long ago, Ere heaving bellows learned to blow, While organs yet were mute, Timotheus, to his breathing...desire. At last divine Cecilia came, Inventress of the vocal frame; The sweet enthusiast, from her sacred store, Enlarged the former narrow bounds, And added...
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