1 THE noble art to Cadmus owes its rise,
2 Of painting words, and speaking to the eyes;
3 He first in wond'rous magic fetters bound
4 The airy voice, and stop'd the flying sound:
5 The various figures by his pencil wrought,
6 Gave colour, form, and body to the thought.
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Title (in Source Edition): The ANSWER.
Author: Mary Monck (née Molesworth)
Themes: poetry; literature; writing
References: DMI 27931
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