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" But see! each Muse, in Leo's golden days, Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd bays! Rome's ancient Genius, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and rears his rev'rend head. Then Sculpture and her sister-arts revive; Stones leap'd to... "
An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Pope - Page 157
by Joseph Warton - 1756
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1754
...fname !) 695 Stem'd the wild torrent of a barb'rous age, And drove thofe holy Vandals off the ftage. But fee ! each Mufe, in LEO'S golden days, Starts...bays, Rome's ancient Genius, o'er its ruins fpread, 700 Shakes off the duft, and fears his rev'rend head. Then fculpture and her fifter-arts revive ; ....
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Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1757
...flume !) Stem'd the wild torrent of a barb'rous age, 695 And drove thofe holy Vandals off the ftage. But fee! each Mufe, in LEO'S golden days, Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd bay, COMMENTAR Y. VE R. 697. But fee! each Mufe, in Leo s golden days!] This prefents us with the fe...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1760
...holy Vandals off the flage.] In this attack on the ejlablijhed ignorance of the times, he fucRome's ancient Genius, o'er its ruins fpread, Shakes off the duft, and rears his rev'rend head* Then fculpture and her fifter-arts revive ; Stones leap'd to form* and rocks began to live; With fweeter...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1762
...frigidly written by Knight; although, indeed, the materials he has collected are curious and ufeful. 46. But fee! each mufe in Leo's golden days, Starts from...five ages of the world, in which the human mind has ex* Ver. 698. erted AND WRITINGS OF POPE. 185 erted itfelf in an extraordinary manner; and in which...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 11

Biography - 1762
...learning ; but it will be fufficient to fubjoin in the following lines the fingle teftimony of Mr. Pope. " But fee ! each mufe, in Leo's golden days, . " Starts...ruins fpread " Shakes off the duft, and rears his reverend head. ; " Then fculpture and her fifter-arts revive ; ** Stones leap to form, -and rocks begin...
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The Works of Virgil in English Verse, Volume 2

Virgil, Christopher Pitt, Joseph Warton - 1763
...gave occafion to the reading and publif hing him in England, where formerly he was but little known : But fee ! each Mufe in Leo's golden days, Starts from...Rome's ancient Genius, o'er its ruins fpread, Shakes oft. the duft and rears his reverend head ; Then Sculpture and her fifter arts revive, Stones leap'd...
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Works: In English Verse, Volume 1

Virgil - 1763
...gave occafion to the reading and publilhing him in England, where formerly he was but little known : But fee ! each Mufe in Leo's golden days, Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd bay s ; Rome's ancient Genius, o'er its ruins fpread, Shakes oft the duft and rears his reverend head...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...that fecond period, in which the true critic again appeared at the revival of letters in the weft. " But fee ! each Mufe, in LEO'S golden days, " Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd " bays, tl Rome's antient Genius, o'er its ruins fpread, " Shakes off the duft, and rears his rev'rend head."...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - 1769 - 578 pages
...that fecond period, iti which the true critic again appeared at the revival of letters in the wefL " But fee ! each Mufe, in LEO's golden days, " Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd " hays, " Rome's antient Genius, o'er its ruins fpread, " Shakes off the duff, and rears his rev'rend...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead, William Warburton - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...which the true critic again appeared at the revival of letters in the weft. " But fee ! each Miife, in LEO's golden days, " Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd " bays, " Rome's antierit Genius, o*er its ruins fpread* *' Shakes off the duft, and rears his rev'rend " head." Thefe...
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