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" I sit by and sing, Or gather rushes, to make many a ring For thy long fingers ; tell thee tales of love, How the pale Phoebe, hunting in a grove, First saw the boy Endymion, from whose eyes She took eternal fire that never dies ; How she... "
Thirteen satires of Juvenal - Page 166
by Juvenal - 1878
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - Social Science - 1993 - 495 pages
...nested wren Has thy fair face within its tranquil ken. Fletcher, in the Faithful Shepherdess, tells: How the pale Phoebe, hunting in a grove, First saw...eyes She took eternal fire that never dies; How she conveyed him softly in a sleep, His temples bound with poppy, to the steep Head of old Latmos, where...
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Bryher: Two Novels: Development And Two Selves

Bryher - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 336 pages
...discovered and read for herself. "Opportunity." The irony of it all. Her mind drifted back to Fletcher — How the pale Phoebe, hunting in a grove. First saw the boy Endimion, from whose eyes She took eternal fire that never dies; How she conveyed him softly in a sleep....
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The Lore of the Forest

Alexander Porteous - Social Science - 2005 - 324 pages
...goddess SEene, or the Moon, who then and there fell in love with him, as the poet Fletcher says : " How the pale Phoebe, hunting in a grove, First saw...whose eyes She took eternal fire that never dies." Poggius, an Italian, who wrote in the fifteenth century, says that originally the Tarpeian Rock was...
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