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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, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...where, comparing himself to Erasmus, he says, " In Moderation placing all my glory." But see! each Muse, in LEO'S golden days, Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd bays, COMMENTARY. Ver. 697. But see each Muse in LEO'S golden days,] This presents us with the second period...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...the wild torrent of a barbarous age, And drove those holy Vandals off the stage. But see ! each muse, in Leo's golden days, Starts from her trance, and...wither'd bays ; Rome's ancient genius, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and reara his reverend head. 700 Then sculpture and her sister-arts revive...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...the wild torrent of a barbarous age, And drove those holy Vandals off the stage. But see ! each Muse in Leo's golden days Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd bays ; Rome's ancient genins, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and rears his reverend head. Then sculpture and...
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A Universal Biography: Containing Interesting Accounts, Critical ..., Volume 4

John Platts - Biography - 1826
...this pontiff has been finely celebrated by Pope, in the following lines : — But see ! each muse, in Leo's golden days, Starts from her trance, and...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...
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The Book of Nature, Volume 2

John Mason Good - Natural history - 1826
...perhaps a single exception, we may adopt the following elegant eulogy of Mr. Pope: " But see each Muse in Leo's golden days Starts from her trance, and trims her wither'd bays . HOME'S ancient genius, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes oft" the dust, and rears her reverend head....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 484 pages
...wild torrent of a barbarous age, iVnd drove those holy Vandals oil' the stage. But sec ! each muse, behold : For this the Tragic Muse first trod the stage, Commanding t baye ; Rome'« ancient genius, o'er it» ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and rears his reverend...
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A Universal Biographical Dictionary, Containing the Lives of the Most ...

Charles N. Baldwin - Biography - 1833 - 444 pages
...buen often celebrated, and by Pope in particular : " But see ! each Muse In Leo's golden days Starte from her trance, and trims her wither'd bays ; Rome's ancient genius, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and rears hia rev'rend head. Then Sculpture and her sister arts revive...
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Machiavel: son génie et ses erreurs, Volume 2

Artaud de Montor - 1833 - 537 pages
...Mantoue, elle le sera de même en gloire '. » 1 Bot sec! each muse in Leo's golden days, Starts (Voni her trance and trims her wither'd bays : Rome's ancient genius o'er its ruins spread, Shakes of the dust, and rears bis rev'rend head, Then sculpture and her sister arts revive;...
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Nature of the animate world

John Mason Good - Natural history - 1834
...a single exception, we may adopt the following elegant eulogy of Mr. Pope : — " But see each Muse in Leo's golden days Starts from her trance, and trims...wither'd bays ; ROME'S ancient genius, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and rears her reverend head. Then Sculpture and her sister-arts revive...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...wild torrent of a barbarous age, 695 And drove those holy Vandals off the stage. But see ! each Muse, in Leo's golden days, Starts from her trance and trims...wither'd bays; Rome's ancient genius, o'er its ruins spread, Shakes off the dust, and rears his reverend head. Then Sculpture and her sister-arts revive...
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