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" O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every mountain's head ; Then shine the vales, the rocks in prospect rise, A flood of glory bursts from all the skies : The conscious swains, rejoicing in the sight, Eye the blue vault, and... "
The Monthly Register, Magazine, and Review, of the United States - Page 54
1807
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...vales, the rocks in prospect ri^e, A flood of glory bursts from all the skies : The conscious strains rejoicing in the sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light. Milton's description, we see, leaves off, where Homer's begins; and though the quotation is somewhat...
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Pope's Translation of Homer's Iliad: Books ..., Book 1; Book 6; Book 22; Book 24

Homer - 1898 - 114 pages
...unnumber'd gild the glowing pole, O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver ev'ry mountain's head ; Then shine the vales, the rocks...sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light. So many flames before proud Ilion blaze, And lighten glimm'ring Xanthus with their rays: The long reflections...
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A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 10

Henry Augustin Beers - 1898 - 455 pages
...after this fashion that Pope rendered the famous moonlight passage in his translation of the Iliad : " Then shine the vales, the rocks in prospect rise, A flood of glory bursts from all the skies," etc. "Strange to think of an enthusiast," says Wordsworth, "reciting these verses under the cope of...
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The Presbyterian Quarterly, Volume 12

1898
...deeper verdure shed, And tip with silver every mountain's head : The conscious swains, rejoicing at the sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light." In these lines we have indisputable evidence of the fact that Homer's clearness of conception is not less...
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Johnson's Life of Pope [ed.] by P. Peterson

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 pages
...her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumber'd gild the glowing pole ; O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every...sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light. So many flames before proud Ilion blaze, 30 And lighten glimmering Xanthus with their rays ; The long...
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Life of Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1899 - 200 pages
...her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumber'd gild the glowing pole; O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every mountain's head : Then shine the vales—the rocks in prospect rise, A flood of glory bursts from all the skies; The conscious swains,...
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... Greek Classics...

William Cleaver Wilkinson - 1900
...her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumbered gild the glowing pole, O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every...sight. Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light. So many flames before proud Ilion blaze, And lighten glimmering Xanthus with their rays. The long reflections...
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Longman's Handbook of English Literature: From A.D. 673 to the Present Time

Robert McWilliam - 1900 - 608 pages
...her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumbered gild the glowing pole; O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every...sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light. So many flames before proud Ilion blaze. And lighten glimmering Xanthns with their rays. The long reflections...
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Foundation Studies in Literature

Margaret Sullivan Mooney - 1900 - 292 pages
...her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumbered gild the glowing pole ; O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every...sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light. So many flames before proud Ilion blaze, And lighten glimmering Xanthus with their rays ; The long...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1901
...her throne the vivid planets roll, And stars unnumber'd gild the glowing pole, O'er the dark trees a yellower verdure shed, And tip with silver every...sight, Eye the blue vault, and bless the useful light. So many flames before proud Ilion blaze, And lighten glimmering Xanthus with their rays 1 The long...
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