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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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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1826 - 312 pages
...earth, By shorter flight to the east, had left him there, 595 Arraying with reflected purple and gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased : Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led COS The starry host,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1826 - 312 pages
...earth, By shorter flight to the east, had left him there, 595 Arraying with reflected purple and gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now...nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; 8he all night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased: Now glow'd the firmament With...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand), John Lauris Blake - 1826 - 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...nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant sung; _ Silence was pleas'd ; now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires Hesperus, that led The starry...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand), Thomas P. Jones - 1826 - 286 pages
...called Hesperus, or the evening star. Do you recollect those beautiful lines of Milton Now came stili evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery...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...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - 1827 - 254 pages
...Christian religion, to behave ourselves as we ought to do towards them. — Palmer's Aphorisms. EVENING. 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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The Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 1

1827 - 294 pages
...him there Arraying with reflected purple and gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. 597 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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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 264 pages
...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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A Description of More Than Three Hundred Animals: Interspersed with ...

1829 - 494 pages
...ages made it the theme of their verses ; a few of these we cannot resist giving : -Beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests,...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased. MILTON. And in the violet-embroider'd vale, Where the love-lorn Nightingale Nightly to thee...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1829 - 420 pages
...IX. — Evening in Paradise describzit. Adam and Eve'& Conversation and Evening Worship. — 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 nest Were sunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She all...
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Harmonia ruralis; or, An essay towards a natural history of ..., Volume 149

James Bolton - 1830 - 390 pages
...repeated in his description of the approach of evening. " Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...nightingale, She all night long her amorous descant sung." 29 " Why sleep'st thou Eve ? now is the pleasant time, The cool, the silent, save where silence yields...
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