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" Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied, for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant* sung; Silence was... "
The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ... - Page 196
by Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...pleas'd: now glow'd the firmament With livid saphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brighest, till the moon Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve. Fair Consort,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led 605 The starry host, rode brightest, till the Moon, Rising...clouded majesty, at length, Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve: Fair Consort,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With livid sapphires : Hesperus, that led 605; The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon Rising...clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. WHEN Adam thus to Eve. Fair Consort,...
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin: Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - 1804 - 352 pages
...never more. charming than in the following instance : Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty, o'er all Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. Since...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - 1804 - 416 pages
...now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode hrightest, till the moon. Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Ere : " Fair consort,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 408 pages
...long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs j Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. EVE describes /zerHAPPiNEss in (MILTON.)...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806 - 796 pages
...SUPR ; Silence was pleis'd ; now ^low'd the fírniAraent With living sapphirs : H -js penis, that Jed The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon •Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen, unveiled her peerless light, AoU o'er the dark lier silver mantle threw. MILTON. As when the moon,...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806 - 280 pages
...long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd : now glbw'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouHed majesty, at length Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807 - 514 pages
...descant sung; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs : Hesperus, that led 605 The starry host, rode brightest, till the Moon Rising...clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve. Fair Consort,...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 560 pages
...host, rode brightest, till the Moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light. And o'er the dark her silver mantle...Fair consort, the hour Of night, and all things now retir'd to rest, Mind us of like repose ; since God hath set Labour and rest, as day and night, to...
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