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" When the hounds of spring are on winter's traces, The mother of months in meadow or plain Fills the shadows and windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain ; And the brown bright nightingale amorous Is half assuaged for Itylus, For the Thracian... "
Horace: Odes and Epodes - Page 204
by Horace - 1898 - 487 pages
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Atalanta in Calydon: A Tragedy

Algernon Charles Swinburne - 1865 - 111 pages
...give honour, and to mine hounds good speed, And edge to spears, and luck to each man's hand. CHORUS. When the hounds of spring are on winter's traces,...windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain ; And the brown bright nightingale amorous Is half assuaged for Itylus, For the Thracian ships and...
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New Outlook, Volume 85

1907
...wealth of language and classical feeling and beauty of cadence he cannot compare with Swinburne : " When the hounds of spring are on winter's traces,...windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain; And the brown bright nightingale amorous Is half assuaged for Itylus, For the Thracian ships and the...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 pages
...Man is ever weary, weary, Waiting for the May ! DENIS FLORENCE MAC-CARTHV. WHEN THE HOUNDS OF SPRING. am Cullen ; And the brown bright nightingale amorous Is half assuaged for Itylus, For the Thracian ships and...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...ever weary, weary, Waiting for the May ! DENIS FLORENCE MAC-CARTHY. WHEN THE HOUNDS OF SPRING. WH EX nd Company Fil Is the shadows and windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain ; And the brown bright nightingale...
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The Maritime Monthly, Volume 1

1873
...Scotland is found about them." CHORUS INVOKING ATALANTA TO THE CHASE. FROM SWINBURN'S ATALANTA IN CALYDON. WHEN the hounds of spring are on winter's traces,...windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain ; And the brown bright nightingale amorous Is half assuaged for Itylus, For the Thracian ships and...
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The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 27

1874
...Swinburne's "Atalanta," we have four alternately-corresponding verses of four measures each : — " When the | hounds of | spring are on | winter's |...places With | lisp of | leaves and | ripple of | rain." A dactyl is defined to be a £ measure, with weak secondary accent. The definition, it will be observed,...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1876 - 934 pages
...Man is ever weary, weary, Waiting for the May ! DENIS FLORENCE MAC-CARTHY. WHEN THE HOUNDS OF SPRING. WHEN the hounds of spring are on winter's traces,...windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain ; And the brown bright nightingale amorous Is half assuaged for Itylus, For the Thracian ships and...
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The Poets' [afterw.] Lloyd's magazine [ed. by L. Loyd].

Leonard Lloyd
...the drama. The sonorous beauty of the first invocation has never been surpassed in our language : — When the hounds of spring are on winter's traces,...windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain ; And the brown bright nightingale amorous Is half assuaged for Itylus, For the Thracian ships and...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - 1877 - 950 pages
...ever weary, weary, Waiting for the May ! DENIS FLORENCE MAC-CARTHY. WHEN THE HOUNDS OF SPRING. Wn EN the hounds of spring are on winter's traces, The mother...windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain ; And the brown bright nightingale amorous Is half assuaged for Itylns, For the Thracian ships and...
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A Poetry-book of Modern Poets: Consisting of Songs & Sonnets, Odes & Lyrics ...

Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards - 1878 - 334 pages
...The moan of doves in immemorial elms, And murmuring of innumerable bees. A. ' CHORAL HYMN TO ARTEMIS. WHEN the hounds of spring are on winter's traces,...windy places With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain; And the brown bright nightingale amorous Is half assuaged for Itylus, For the Thracian ships and the...
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