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" The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-eyed priest... "
The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life - Side 338
af John Milton - 1855 - 491 sider
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The Quarterly Review, Bind 79

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1847
...discomfiture of paganism in a chant that will remind the reader of a later and loftier strain : — 4 The oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell.' 182 Bishop Newton, in a note on this passage, remarks that Milton ' builds on the common hypothesis...
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Bishop Jeremy Taylor, His Predecessors, Contemporaries, and Successors: A ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1847 - 307 sider
...Morning of our Lord's Nativity.1 That noble poem, 1 Compare, particularly, the following stanza: — " The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell." written in the youth of his intellect, could scarcely have been unknown to Taylor. From this chapter,...
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The Quarterly Review, Bind 79

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1847
...discomfiture of paganism in a chant that will remind the reader of a later and loftier strain : — ' The oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell.' 182 Bishop Newton, in a note on this passage, remarks lhat Milton ' builds on the common hypothesis...
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The Book of Symbols: A Series of Seventy-five Short Essays on Morals ...

Robert Mushet - 1847 - 506 sider
...actions. But now, says our greatest poet, in language full of music, and poetry truly divine, — " The oracles are dumb : No voice or hideous hum Runs...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell." 1 0. Porphyry, one of the deepest of the mystic school, in a curious passage, has presented to us another...
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Peter Jones, an autobiography. Stage 1

Peter Jones (fict.name.) - 1848
...passed away. CHAP XIII. THE WITCH OF ENDOR. " The oracles are dumb ! No voice or hideous hum Rings through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell." MILTON — Hymn of the Nativity. " There are numbers of the like kind, especially if you include dreams...
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The Sacred Poets of England and America: For Three Centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1849 - 552 sider
...With such a horrid clung As on Mount Sinai rang, While the red fire and smouldering clouds outbrake ; The aged earth aghast, With terror of that blast,...heard and loud lament ; From haunted spring and dale, With flower-inwoven tresses torn, The Nymphs, in twilight shade of tangled thickets, In consecrated...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Bind 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...centre shake; When, at the world's last session, The dreadful Judge in middle air shall spread hit @ . pale-ey'd priest from the prophetic cell. The lonely mountains o'er, And the resounding shore, A voice...
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Notes and Queries

1889
...the advent of Christ silenced the devils who, in the disguiee of gode, had been uttering oracles:— The oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs...divine. With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. E. YAHDLEY. (7'b 8. vii. 229.) A flattering painter who, &c. (not " An advocate skilful"). Goldsmith's...
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Memoirs Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of the County and City ...

1850 - 328 sider
...Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. " The oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs thro' the arched roof, in words deceiving. Apollo from his...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell." Milton's Hymn on Christ't Nativity. No. 14.—An angel of a grave and priestly aspect—a figure of...
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Memoirs Illustrative of the History and Antiquities of the County and City ...

Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland - 1850 - 327 sider
...Swinges the scaly horror of his folded tail. " The oracles are dumb ; No voice or hideous hum Runs thro' the arched roof, in words deceiving. Apollo from his...Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell." Millon'tJlymn on Christ's Nativity. No. 14. — An angel of a grave and priestly aspect — a figure...
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