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" The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the master's spell ; And feeling hearts — touch them but rightly — pour A thousand melodies unheard before... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 545
1819
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A dictionary of poetical illustrations

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877
...happiness, to hours of ease, Blest with that charm, the certainty to please. How oft her eyes read his ; { ] ,M:m ~pι ӑ9d and kindled by the master's spell, And feeling hearts — touch them but rightly — pour A thousand...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 772 pages
...happiness, to hours of ease, Blest with that charm, the certainty to please. How oft her eyes read his; her gentle mind To all his wishes, all his thoughts...borrow Mirth of his mirth, and sorrow of his sorrow. ROGERS. My wife, the kindest, dearest, and the truest That ever wore the name. Ro\VE. Fye! fye! unknit...
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Orange blossoms, a gift-book by T.S. Arthur

Orange blossoms - 1878
...please, How oft her eyes read his ; her gentle mind To all his wishes, all his thoughts inclined j Still subject — ever on the watch to borrow Mirth...The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the master's spell ; And feeling hearts— touch them tut rightly— pour & thousand...
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The Rev. Sydney Smith ... Samuel Rogers. Frederic von Gentz. Maria Edgeworth ...

Abraham Hayward - Biography - 1878
...gold over every hearth, that — ' The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the master's spell ; And feeling hearts, touch...rightly, pour A thousand melodies, unheard before.' As we proceed from love and marriage to the closing scene, the death-bed, our admiration is still,...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1880 - 1128 pages
...Blest with that charm, the certainty to please. How oft her eves read his : her gentle mind To till he subtle ways I keep, and pass, and turn again. Far or mid sorrow of his sorrow ! p Tlie soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...— not dead, but gone before. Ib. The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the master's spell, And feeling hearts — touch...rightly — pour A thousand melodies unheard before. R. The very law which moulds a tear, And bids it trickle from its source, That law preserves the earth...
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Once a Week

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - General - 1873
...which he describes sympathy : — " The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the master's spell ; And feeling hearts, touch...rightly, pour A thousand melodies unheard before." But we feel sure the poet would agree with us that the principle is not of universal application, and...
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A Festival of Art, Poetry and Song: Selections from the Greatest Poets of ...

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1880 - 392 pages
...have only space for the following : — The soul of music slumbers in the shell Till waked and kindled by the master's spell ; And feeling hearts, touch...but rightly, pour A thousand melodies unheard before ! A guardian angel o'er his life presiding, Doubling his pleasures, and his cares dividing. The good...
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A Manual for Young Ladies: With Hints on Love, Courtship, Marriage, and the ...

Charles H. Kent - Conduct of life - 1881 - 122 pages
...happiness, to hours of ease, Blest with that charm, the certainty to please. How ofi her eyes read his; her gentle mind To all his wishes, all his thoughts...watch to borrow Mirth of his mirth, and sorrow of hie sorrow! The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till waked and kindled by the masters spell, And...
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A dictionary of quotations from the English poets

Henry George Bohn - 1881 - 715 pages
...soothe, and not betray. Thas. Moore. The soul of music slumbers in the shell, Till wak'd and kindled by the master's spell, And feeling hearts — touch...rightly— pour A thousand melodies unheard before. Rogers, Haman Life. Musie, the tender child of rudest times, The gentle native of all lands and climes...
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