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A voice of weeping heard and loud lament;
Edg'd with poplar pale,
The parting genius is with sighing sent;
Affrights the Flamens at their service quaint;
And the chill marble seems to sweat,
While each peculiar Pow'r foregoes his wonted seat.
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Forsake their temples dim,
With that twice-batter'd God of Palestine; Dafon
183 weeping] Matthew, ii. 18. "In Rama was there a
Warton. Jerin XXX1 15
185 poplar pale] Hall's Satires, ed.
191 Lars] Lemures, et Larvas, et Empusas.' Miltoni
197 Peor] See B. Martini Var. Lectiones, p. 131, 132.
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"Et moestum verymat temples abur, araque sudant So Guicciard in tell (I. 105) that before the French inversion of Italy in 1497 avere in molts make 240
calls her regina And mooned Ashtaroth,
Now sits not girt with tapers' holy shine;
The Lybic Hammon shrinks his horn, Jr with ranstorn ck 12-14 In vain the Tyrian maids their wounded Thammuz den
And sullen Moloch fled,
Hath left in shadows dread
His burning idol all of blackest hue;
Jed-18 In vain with cymbals ring
They call the grisly king,
In dismal dance about the furnace blue:
Isis and Orus, and the dog Anubis haste.
Nor is Osiris seen
In Memphian grove or green,
Trampling the unshow'r'd grass with lowings
Nor can he be at rest Typhon accordio
Nought but profoundest hell can be his shroud; the Nile
In vain with timbrell'd anthems dark
The sable-stoled sorcerers bear his worshipp'd ark.
200 mooned] Milton added this word to our language. Todd.
215 Trampling] Benlowes's Theophila, p. 287.
200 du Par Foot My speaks of these Spurits that
"had feneral names
Mehtaroth is therefore
whom the Phonicians called
Astarte, queen of heaver, with Crescent horns
And we favres that do run
Not Typhon huge ending in snaky twine:
Our babe, to show his Godhead true,
Can in his swaddling bands control the damned
So when the sun in bed,
Curtain'd with cloudy red,
Pillows his chin upon an orient wave,
The flocking shadows pale
Troop to th' infernal jail,
Each fetter'd ghost slips to his several grave;
Fly after the night-steeds, leaving their moon-lov'd
231 chin] T. Warton has not remarked the use of this word
· And yonder shines,' &c.
hover of the myt
226 syphon, Syntion god it or face, brother enemy of Osiris. и sort of devil. & vid Eqption moncinent Mylated in various wast. like forms, sometimes a crocodile
But see the Virgin blest
Hath laid her Babe to rest,
Time is our tedious song should here have endHeav'n's youngest teemed star
Hath fix'd her polish'd car,
Her sleeping Lord with handmaid lamp attend-
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EREWHILE of music, and ethereal mirth,
244 harness'd] Exodus, xiii. 18. 'The children of Israel
And all the while sweet music did divide
Hor. Od. i. xv. 15.
· Imbelli cithara carmina divides.' Warton.
For now to sorrow must I tune my song,
Which on our dearest Lord did seize ere long, 10
Of labours huge and hard, too hard for human
"of Carlyle's Hero-worship. Thepeater-Hero is one whom we name not here
He sovereign priest stooping his regal head,
His starry front low-roof'd beneath the skies:
Yet more; the stroke of death he must abide,
These latest scenes confine my roving verse,