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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
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

English poetry - 1840
...curb'd the fury of his car, And dropp'd his thirsty lance at thy command : Perching on the scepter'd hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With...ruffled plumes, and flagging wing : Quench'd in dark clonds of slumber lie The terror of his beak and lightning of his eye. Thee the voice, the dance, obey,...
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Lyric Poetry of Glees, Madrigals, Catches, Rounds, Canons, and Duets: As ...

Songs, English - 1840 - 624 pages
...Has curb'd the fury of his car, And dropt his thirsty lance at thy command : Perching on the sceptred hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king, With ruffled plumes and flagging wing ; Quenched in dark clouds of slumber lie The terror of his beak and lightning of his eye. Warren's...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...sallies of the soul. The thoughts are borrowed from the first Pythian of Pindar. 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. I. 3....
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Gray's Poetical Works: English and Latin : Illustrated

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1847 - 142 pages
...curb'd the fury of his car, And dropp'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 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 Art of Elocution: Or, Logical and Musical Reading and Declamation. With ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1847 - 383 pages
...of the willing soul, Parent of sweet and solemn-breathing airs, Enchanting shell ! the sullen cares Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With ruffled plumes and flagging wing : duench'd in dark clouds of slumber, lie The terror of his beak, and lightning of his eye. Thee the...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1851 - 223 pages
...the fury of his car, And dropt his thirsty lance at thy command. Perching on the scept'red hand 211 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 eyr. i. 3. Thee the voice, the dance, obey,...
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History of Greek Literature

Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, Charles James Blomfield, Richard Whitcombe, Henry Thompson, John Bridges Ottley - Greek literature - 1851 - 396 pages
...thirsty lance at thy command. Perching on the sceptred hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feathered king With ruffled plumes and flagging wing : Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber, lie The terrors of his beak, and lightnings of his eye. Akenside, in his Hymn to the Naiads,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1851 - 223 pages
...the fury of his car, And dropt his thirsty lance at thy command. Perching on the scept'red hand 20 Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With ruffled plumes and nagging wing : Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber lie The terror of his beak, and lightnings of his...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludweg Beruhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...curb'd the fury of his car, And dropp'd his thirsty lance at thy command; Perching on the scepter'd hand Of Jove, thy magic lulls the feather'd king With...plumes, and flagging wing: Quench'd in dark clouds of slumber lie The terrour of his beak, and lightning of his eye. Thee the voice, the dance, obey, Temper'd...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...curb'd the fury of his car, And dropp'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 slumber lie The terror of his beak, and lightnings of his eye. Thee the voice, the dance, obey, Temper'd...
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