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Amphion

is said to have built Thebes by the music of his lute, which was so melodious that the stones danced into walls and houses of their own accord. Tennyson has a rhyming jeu d'esprit.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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