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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... "
Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ... - Página 249
por John Bartlett - 1891 - 1158 páginas
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Petrarch's Genius: Pentimento and Prophecy

Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle - 1991 - 224 páginas
...poem "On the Morning of Christ's Nativity": The Oracles are dum, No voice or hideous humm Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving, Apollo from his...the steep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd Priest from the prophetic cell. 93 Petrarch was inclined rather...
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Thebaid IX, Libro 9

Publio Papinio Estacio, Stace, Publius Papinius Statius, Statius, University of Oxford - 1991 - 232 páginas
...Moruing of Cheist's .\ativity, 173 ff. 'The oracles are dumb. , No voice or hideous hum / Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. / Apollo from...With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving'. See further HW Parke and DEW Wormell. The Delphic Oearle ;Oxford, 1956), i. 287 ff. 514 f. Juno's patronage...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art, Based Originally on ...

Charles Mills Gayley - 1991 - 597 páginas
...No voice or hideous hum Suns through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his shrine C?n no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell Inspires the pale-eyed priest from the prophetic cell. Illustrative. Spenser, Faerie...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - 1993 - 306 páginas
...new prophet-poets, will draw their inspiration from Christian divinity, not from Apollo at Delphos: Apollo from his shrine Can no more divine, With hollow...the steep of Delphos leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd Priest from the prophetic cell. (lines 176-80) It is a beautiful,...
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Mighty Opposites: From Dichotomies to Differences in the Comparative Study ...

Longxi Zhang - 1998 - 248 páginas
...as Milton envisions it in a famous ode, The Oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his...With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving." Here the advent of Christ manifests itself, among other things, as a transformation of language, for...
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A Field Guide to Demons, Fairies, Fallen Angels, and Other Subversive Spirits

Carol K. Mack, Dinah Mack - 1998 - 282 páginas
...death knoll for many ancient deities: XIX The Oracles are durnm, No voice or hideous humm Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his...divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving . . . The lonely mountains o 're, And the resounding shore, A voice of weeping heard, and loud lament;...
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Julio Cortázar: New Readings

Julio Cortázar - 1998 - 260 páginas
...Morning of Christ's Nativity" is striking: "The oracles are dumh, / No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his...With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving." 13. See, eg, Hopscotch, chapter 1 8. where Oliveira exclaims: "ieh Cartesius viejo jodido!" (eh Canesius,...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...7541 'On the Morning of Christ's Nativity' The oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through 7542 'On the Morning of Christ's Nativity' So when the sun in bed. Curtained with cloudy red. Pillows...
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England in 1819: The Politics of Literary Culture and the Case of Romantic ...

James Chandler - 1999 - 606 páginas
...stanza from the Ode suffices to illustrate: The Oracles are dumb, No voice or hideous hum Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving. Apollo from his...Can no more divine, With hollow shriek the steep of Delphus leaving. No nightly trance, or breathed spell, Inspires the pale-ey'd Priest from the prophetic...
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Soldier and Scholar: Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve and the Civil War

Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve - 1998 - 430 páginas
...future")—Horace, Satires 2.5.60. 3. "The oracles are dumb, / No voice or hideous hum / Runs through the arched roof in words deceiving, / Apollo from...shrine / Can no more divine, / With hollow shriek the step of Delphos leaving. /No nightly trance or breathed spell, / Inspires the pale-eyed priest from...
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