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" 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 pleased. Now glowed the firmament With living sapphires; Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,... "
The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson - Page 230
by John Milton - 1807
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

E. Polehamton - 1815 - 728 pages
...all animals to their repose : Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy much, these to their nests, Were slunk ; all but the wakeful...nightingale. She all night long her amorous descant sung. When Ere passed the irksome night preceding her fall, she, in a dream, imagines herself thus reproached...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - 1817 - 432 pages
...poetry, I know not one superior, for pleasing imagery, and variety of numbers, than that of Milton: " Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in...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...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - 1817 - 276 pages
...it, as now light dispels the dark. DISCOURSE BETWEEN ADAM AND EVE ON RETIRING TO REST. BY THE SAME. Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in...things clad : Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nest* Were, slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 414 pages
...great ! ,• IX. — Evening in Paradise described. Adam, and f Conversation and Evening' Worship. — NOW came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in...livery all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast ami hire They to their grassy couch, these to their nest, Were sunk, all but the wakeful nightingale...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1819 - 426 pages
...This only is the witchcraft I have us'd. Section 111. DISCOURSE BETWEEN ADAM AND EVE RETIRING TO REST. Now came still evening on, and Twilight gray Had in...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...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - 1820 - 832 pages
...volubil Earth, liy shorter flight to the east, had left him there Arraying with reflected purple and gold liberal air With lavish fragrance ; wliile the promis'd...yet a little embryo, unperceiv'd Within its crimso dungs clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests...
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Lessons in Elocution : Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 432 pages
...— that G OD hew great ! IX. — liventng In paradise described. Mam and Mve's i/:. — MILTON.NOW came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her...things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird,. * t They to their grassy couch, these to their nest Where sunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - 1821 - 226 pages
...volubil earth, By shorter flight to the east, had left him there Arraying with reflected purple and gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now...things clad ; Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Wore slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ...

Edward Polehampton - 1821 - 752 pages
...evening, and the retiring of all animals to their repose : Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests,...nightingale, She all night long her amorous descant sung. When Eve passed the irksome night preceding her fall, she, in a dream, imagines herself thus reproached...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - 1821 - 366 pages
...she is then called Hesperus, or the evening star. Do you recollect thoĢe beautiful lines of Milton : Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in...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...
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