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" Fancy's child, Warble his native wood-notes wild. And ever, against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting soul may pierce, In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, With wanton... "
Chaucer to Burns - Page 110
edited by - 1876
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - 1889 - 556 pages
...The description is as follows : ( • — And ever against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs ; In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony. . Let us parallel this with the softness, the winding surface, the unbroken continuance, the easy gradation...
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Sketches from Nature: Taken, and Coloured, in a Journey to Margate ..., Volume 1

George Keate - 1790 - 388 pages
...ever against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse, Such as the melting soul may pierce In notes, with many a winding bout...the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony."* Music is the living voice of the beautiful, and tends to soothe and melt, to cheer and animate. Martin...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1802 - 152 pages
...England did adorn, Homer in loftiness of thought surpass'd, Virgil in majesty, in both the last." " And ever against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian...of harmony ; That Orpheus 'self may heave his head Frond' golden slumbers on a bed Of lieajj'd Elysian flowers, and hear Such. strains as would have won...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - 1804 - 180 pages
...throngs of knights and barons bolu In weeds of peace high triumphs hold, With store of ladies, wliosc bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize Of...slumber on a bed Of heap'd Elysian flowers, and hear Of PLUTO, to have quite set free His half-regain'd EURYDICE. These delights if thou canst give, MIRTH,...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures ..., Volume 22

1806 - 448 pages
...music, which will bear ample testimony to his complete knowledge of this science and its effects. " And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony." IS Allegro, zi. 135, et sej. Milton here shews his acquaintance with the distinguishing characteristic...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806 - 624 pages
...descriptive Muse. No passage in II Penseroso is, perhaps, equally happy with the following in L'Allegro : And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian...running, Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden eoul of harmony. Bul, were my judgment to decide, I should award ihe palm, though with some hesitation,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1806 - 520 pages
...The description is as follows : ........ And ever against eating caret. Lap me in soft Lydian airs ; In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony. Let us parallel this with the softness, the winding surface, the unbroken continuance, the easy gradation...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 434 pages
...youthful poets dream, On summer eves by haunted stream. Then to the well-trod stage anon, If Johnson's learned sock be on, Or sweetest Shakspeare, Fancy's...running, .Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden souls of Harmony ; That Orpheus' self may heave his head From golden slumber on a bed Of heapt Elysian...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809 - 490 pages
...Callow broor,' '^ daisies Pd, Towers and ba/H ? "Vere widB<om'd hth " ™e0tS '' sees .5 IKJUt __~ sweetness long drawn out, With wanton heed, and giddy...head From golden slumber on a bed Of heap'd Elysian flow'rs, and hear Such strains as would have won the ear Of Pluto, to have quite set free His haif-regain'd...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 690 pages
...descriptive Muse. No passage in II Penseroso is perhaps equally happy with the following in L'Allegro: And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony. But if my judgment were to decide, I should award the palm, though with some hesitation, to II Penseroso....
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