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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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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 278 pages
...and twiligh't grayHad in her sober liv'ry all tilings clad. Silence accompanied ; forecast und bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...but the wakeful nightingale. •* She all night long heram'rous descant sung : *• Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament * With living sapphires...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 21

William Shakespeare - 1821 - 564 pages
...in the day, " As shaming anie eye should thee behold — ." So, Milton's Paradise Lost, book iv. : " These to their nests " Were slunk ; all but the wakeful...; " She all night long her amorous descant sung." To record anciently signified to sing. So, in Sir Philip Sydney's Ourania, by NB [Nicholas Breton]...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 844 pages
...and twilight gray Had m her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests,...all night long her amorous descant sung. Silence was pteas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus that led The starry host rode brightest,...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 9

1847 - 646 pages
...and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied, for beast and bird : They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her am'rous descant sung ; Silence was pleased. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 304 pages
...To govern men and guide the state." WHITEHEAD, SECTION V. Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...all but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long he* am'rous descant sung: Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament ' With living sapphires: Hesperus,...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823 - 304 pages
...voluble 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 hird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, "Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - 1824 - 308 pages
...and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleased; now glowed the firmament With living saphirs; Hesperus that led The starry host, rode brightest,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied ; for beast, and bird, 60O They to their grassy couch, these to their nests....nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant bung ; Silence was pleas'd • now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires ; Hesperus, that led...
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The Historical Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools and Families, on a ...

John Lauris Blake - 1824 - 396 pages
...remain ia Varadlse J---19. How wore they prevented from returning into it? AN EVENING IN PARADISE, Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had,...things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were sunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 270 pages
...and twilight gray Had in her sober liv'ry all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long her am'rous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus,...
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