Anon out of the earth a fabric huge Rose like an exhalation, with the sound Of dulcet symphonies and voices sweet, Built like a temple, where pilasters round Were set, and Doric pillars overlaid With golden architrave ; nor did there want Cornice or frieze,... An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 390by Joseph Warton - 1806Full view
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Judith Dundas - Art - 1993 - 292 pages
...building of architectural wonders. To add to the effect of magic, Milton has his Pandaemonium rise "like an Exhalation, with the sound / Of Dulcet Symphonies and voices sweet," recalling the sweet sounds of Amphion's lyre, which caused the walls of Thebes to rise of their own...