OF Man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, heavenly muse, that on the secret... The Argonautics, tr. into Engl. verse with notes by W. Preston - Page 133by Apollonius (of Rhodes) - 1803Full view
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Michael McKeon - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 947 pages
...woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us and regain the blissful seat, Sing heavenly Muse, that, on the secret top Of Oreb or of Sinai,...inspire That shepherd, who first taught the chosen seed In the beginning how the heavens and earth Rose out of chaos. To understand those lines an immense...