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" Less than a god they thought there could not dwell Within the hollow of that shell, That spoke so sweetly, and so well. What passion cannot Music raise and quell? "
Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret - Page 20
by Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
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The Major Works

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 967 pages
...so sweetly and so well. What passion cannot music raise the quell? Ill The trumpet's loud clangour Excites us to arms, With shrill notes of anger And...drum, Cries 'hark! the foes come: Charge, charge! 'tis too late to retreat.' IV The soft complaining flute, In dying notes discovers The woes of hopeless...
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Enchanted Ground: Reimagining John Dryden

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library Staff, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, University of California, Los Angeles. Center for 17th- & 18th- Century Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, Center for 17th- & 18th- Century Studies Staff - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 344 pages
...meaning when we consider them in the context of the poet's career as a writer of songs: The TRUMPETS loud Clangor Excites us to Arms With shrill Notes...mortal Alarms. The double double double beat Of the thundring DRUM Cryes, heark the Foes come; Charge, Charge, 'tis too late to retreat. The soft complaining...
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Outside-in, Inside-out: Iconicity in Language and Literature 4

Costantino Maeder, Olga Fischer, William J. Herlofsky, Université Catholique de Louvain, Universiteit van Amsterdam, Universität Zürich - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 427 pages
...Something similar is done by Dryden in Stanza IV of his "A Song for St Cecilia's Day" (1687; 11. 33-36): The soft complaining FLUTE In dying Notes discovers...Lovers, Whose Dirge is whisper'd by the warbling LUTE. In this stanza, which is devoted to hopeless love, two masculine rhymes, "FLUTE"/ "LUTE", again embrace...
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Creative Ideas for Evening Prayer

Jan Brind, Tessa Wilkinson - Evening worship services - 2005 - 192 pages
...Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) Published by Boosey and Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd The trumpet's loud clangour Excites us to Arms With shrill notes of Anger And mortal Alarms Dryden How blest is he who for his country dies Swift The double double beat Of the thundering drum...
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Singing and Communicating in English: A Singer's Guide to English Diction

Kathryn LaBouff - Music - 2007 - 352 pages
...wash box John what long coffee wander mock modern wasp upon song was God of water* story* somber want The soft complaining flute In dying notes discovers...woes of hopeless lovers Whose dirge is whisper'd, Whisper'd by the warbling lute. (CF Handel, "Ode on St. Cecilia's Day") What if I never speed? Shall...
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