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" Perching on the sceptred hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With ruffled plumes, and flagging wing : Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber lie The terror of his beak, and lightnings of his eye. "
A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes - Page 385
edited by - 1765
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 15, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...hear thy foft controul, On Thracia's hills the lord of war Has curb'd the fury of his car, And dropp'd his thirfty lance at thy command. Perching on the fceptred hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather1 d king With ruffled plumes, and flagging wing : Ouench'd in dark clouds of (lumber lie Toe...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray: With the Life of the Author

Thomas Gray - Elegiac poetry, English - 1798 - 84 pages
...fury of his car, And dropp'd his thirfty lance at thy command : Perching on the fceptred hand { *o Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With ruffled plumes and ftagging wing ; as ufual with Pindar, are here united. The various fources of poetry, which gives life...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...(t) Perching on the sceptred hand. This is a weak imitation of some beautiful lines in the same ode. Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With ruffled...plumes and flagging wing: Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber lie The terror of his beak, and lightnings of his eye. I. 3. Thee the voice, the dance, obey...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...Has curb'd the fury of his car, And drop'd his thirsty lance at thy command. Perching on the sceptred hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With...plumes, and flagging wing: Quench'd in dark clouds of slumbers lie The terror of his beak, and light'nings of his eye. Mr. Wakefield thinks the latter part...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...calm the turbulent passtons of the soul. The thoughts are borrowed from the first Pythian of Pindar. Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With ruffled...plumes and flagging wing: Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber lie The terror of his beak, and lightnings of his eye. I. 3. Thee the voice, the dance, obey...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 7

Great Britain - 1804
...curb'd the fury of his car, And drop'd hie thirfly lance at thy command. 4 Perching on the fcepter'd hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With...clouds of flumber lie The terror of his beak, and lightning of hit eye. I. 3§ Thee the voice, the dance obey, Temper'd to thy warbled lay, O'er Idalia's...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...thirsty lance at thy command. Perching on the sceptred hand k Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather 'd king With ruffled plumes and flagging wing : Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber lie The terror of his beak, and lightnings of his eye. I. 3. Thee the voice, the dance, obey...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
...curb'd the fury of his car, And dropp'd his thirfty lance at thy command. Parching on the fccptred hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With ruffled plumes, and nagging wing: Quench'd in dark clouds of number lie The terror of his beak, and lightning of his eye....
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...from the nm Pythian of Pindar. $ Tins is a weak imitation of tome beautiful lintb in the tame Ode. Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With ruffled...plumes and flagging wing; Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber lie The terror of his beak and lightnings of his eye. I. 3. Thee * the voice, tfi£ dance obey,...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...his thirsty lance at thy command. Perching on the sceptred hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the featherM king, With ruffled plumes, and flagging wing : Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber lie The terror of his beak, and lightning of his eye.* The reader will, doubtless, be pleased...
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