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" The praise of Bacchus then the sweet musician sung : Of Bacchus ever fair and ever young : The jolly god in triumph comes... "
The Philosophy of Rhetoric - Page 218
by George Campbell - 1801
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The Living Age ..., 101. köide

1869
...to large masses — to a party, to classes, to a ale ; whereas his generosity is for manat large. He assumes the god. affects to nod, and seems to shake the spheres. But I have nothing to say against him. He has asked me hero to-night, and has talked to me most familiarly."...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young, 2. köide

Edward Young - 1844
...most happily to the variety of the occasion. Those by which he has chosen to express majesty, (viz.) Assumes the God, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres, are chosen in the following ode, because the subject of it is great. For the more harmony likewise,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, 1. köide

1844
...ambitious preface, in which the translator appears not unwilling to usurp ill. honors of old Ossian — Assumes the god, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres. The courtesy of Miss Macpherson throw oj»-:; to us some new information relative to the (••.•!'•...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, 37. köide

1856
...to write ; and as the future to his gaze appears not less brilliant than the past, wnat wonder he " assumes the god, affects to nod, and seems to shake the spheres !" Alexandre Dumas, having attained his literary majority, and through the one and twenty years of...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors, to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 300 lehte
...Olympia press'd, ***** And stamp'd an image of himself, a sovereign of the world. The list'ning crowd admire the lofty sound; A present deity, they shout...god, affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres. The praise of Bacchus, then, the sweet musician sung; Of Bacchus, ever fair and ever young. The jolly...
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The Central literary magazine, 5. köide

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1881
...listening crowd admire the lofty sound, A present deity ; they shout around, » » » * With ravished ears The monarch hears, Assumes the god, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres." Timotheus next accompanies his harp with a song " of Bacchus ever fair and ever young." He is still...
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Contemplating Music: Substance

Carl Dahlhaus, Ruth Katz - 1987 - 392 lehte
...Talent more universally, and because these Instances must also be most universally understood. 10With ravish'd Ears The Monarch hears, Assumes the God, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the Spheres. In which Air I am sorry to observe, that the Affectation of imitating this Nod, has reduced the Music...
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Music and Culture in Eighteenth-Century Europe: A Source Book

Enrico Fubini - 1994 - 421 lehte
...this Talent more universally, and because these Instances must also be most universally understood. 9. With ravish'd Ears, The Monarch hears, Assumes the...God, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the Spheres. In which Air I am sorry to observe, that the Affectation of imitating this Nod, has reduced the Music...
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Repetition

Andreas Fischer - 1994 - 268 lehte
...line as in the already quoted example from Dryden's Alexander's Feast (34-36): The list'ning crowd admire the lofty sound; "A present deity," they shout...around; "A present deity." the vaulted roofs rebound. In the poetry of Pope we also find examples for this, as in his Pastorals ("Autumn" 49-50; Pope's italics),...
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The Major Works

John Dryden - 2003 - 967 lehte
...slender waist he curled, And stamped an image of himself, a sovereign of the world. The listening crowd admire the lofty sound, 'A present deity' they shout...'A present deity' the vaulted roofs rebound. With ravished ears. The monarch hears; Assumes the god, Affects to nod, And seems to shake the spheres....
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