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" With wanton heed and giddy cunning ; The melting voice through mazes running, Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony ; That Orpheus... "
Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress to which ... - Page 234
by Robert Deverell - 1813
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Edmund Spenser

Sir William Golding, Sterling Professor of Humanities Harold Bloom - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1986 - 301 pages
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - Poetry - 1986 - 356 pages
...self may heave his head From golden slumber on a bed Of heapt Elysian flowres, and hear Such streins as would have won the ear Of Pluto, to have quite set free His half-regain'd Eurydice. [145-50] All this presents a sharp contrast with the poem of "the fixed mind" whose presiding goddess,...
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Poetry in English: An Anthology

Macha Louis Rosenthal - Poetry - 1987 - 1196 pages
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Selected Shorter Poems and Prose Writings

John Milton - English literature, 1625-1702 - Texts - 1988 - 265 pages
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The Batsford Book of English Poetry: Chaucer to Arnold

Barbara Lloyd Evans - English poetry - 1989 - 1200 pages
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English Poetry: A Poetic Record from Chaucer to Yeats

David Hopkins - English poetry - 1990 - 269 pages
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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - Poetry - 1990 - 262 pages
...parallel evocation of Orpheus in the closing lines of VAllegro calls up music and lyric poetry to make one hear Such strains as would have won the ear Of Pluto, to have quite set free His half-regained Eurydice. We are reminded that the formulation in // Penseroso suppresses the fact that...
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Milton Studies, Volume 26

James D. Simmonds - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 272 pages
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