Had ye been there, for what could that have done? What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself for her enchanting son, Whom universal nature did lament, When by the rout that made the hideous roar, His gory visage down the stream was... Elegant extracts in poetry - Seite 745von Elegant extracts - 1816Vollansicht
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David Daiches - 1979 - 289 Seiten
...on the inability of guardian angels to protect their own: What could the Muse herself that Orpheus bore, The Muse herself, for her enchanting son, Whom...was sent Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore? Even Calliope, the muse of epic poetry, could not protect her son Orpheus against the fury of the Thracian...