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" That from beneath the seat of Jove doth spring; Begin, and somewhat loudly sweep the string. Hence with denial vain, and coy excuse ; So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my destined urn ; And as he passes turn, And bid fair peace be to my... "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 202
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...Hence with denial vain, and coy excuse, So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favor my destin's Urn, And as he passes turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we were nurst upon the self-same hill, Fed the same flock, by fountain, shade, and rilL Together...
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The Sonnets

William Shakespeare - English poetry - 2001 - 500 pages
...poet. — POOLER (ed. 1918) glosses Muse: Poet, as in Milton, Lycidas, 19 f. [1899 ed., p. 60]: — "So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my destined urn." [Other examples from Jonson, Chapman, and Gray are cited by GG LOANE, Philological Society Transactions...
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Milton's Legacy

Kristin A. Pruitt, Charles W. Durham - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 257 pages
...aloud whether one of his own readers will one day be inspired enough to celebrate his life in verse: So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my...passes, turn And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we were nursed upon the self-same hill, Fed the same flock, by fountain, shade, and rill. (19-24)...
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Poemas y poetas clįsicos ingleses. De Geoffrey Chaucer a Dylan Thomas ...

2005 - 318 pages
...Hence with denial vain and coy excuse! So may some gentle muse With lucky words favour my destin'd urn, And as he passes turn And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud! For we were nurs'd upon the self-same hill, Fed the same flock, by fountain, shade, and rill; Together...
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L' Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 92 pages
...Jove doth spring; Begin, and somewhat loudly sweep the string. Hence with denial vain and coy excuse: So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my...passes turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud! For we were nursed upon the self-same hill, Together both, ere the high lawns appeared Under the opening...
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The ABC of Lit Crit

Frank H. Ellis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 234 pages
..."melodious Tear" will be shed at his death: So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my destin'd Urn, And as he passes turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shrowd. Gray acknowledges the obligation: "Some pious Drops the closing Eye requires." It is as if...
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