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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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Perennial Flowers

1843 - 184 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...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased ; now glowed the firmament With living sapphires ; Hesperus that led The starry host, rode...
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Instructive Extracts, Comprising Religious and Moral Instruction, Natural ...

1843 - 350 pages
...to adore And worship God Supreme, who made him chief Of all his works. Milton. EVENING IN PARADISE. 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 :...
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Russell's American Elocutionist

William Russell - 1844 - 428 pages
...pause of shorter duration than that of the common caesura. Silence accompanied ; | for beast and bird, They* | to their grassy couch, | these* | to their...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased : | now glowed the firmament With living sapphires ; f Hesperus that led -(-The starry host,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 692 pages
...and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied : for beast and bird, sang ; Silence was plcas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires ; Hesperus that led The...
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Russell's American Elocutionist: The American Elocutionist; Comprising ...

William Russell - 1845 - 410 pages
...all things clad; * This mark denotes the cassural pause. Silence accompanied ; | for beast and bird, They* | to their grassy couch, | these* | to their...night long | her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased : | now glowed the firmament With living sapphires ; | Hesperus that led |The starry host,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845 - 490 pages
...all the treasures of ancient or modern poetry : " Jfewton. Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant1 sung. Silence was pleased : now glowed the firmament With living sapphires ; Hesperus, that...
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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volumes 6-7

1845 - 330 pages
...this, if we can leave nothing else, as a heritage to our children. Newburyport, Mats. Jft 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 rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 464 pages
...and slower. EVENING IN PARADISE DESCRIBED. ADAM AND EVE'S CONVERSATION AND EVENING WORSHIP. MILTON. Now came still evening o'n, and twilight gra'y Ha'd/...cla'd. S'ilence accom'panied ; for/ bea'st and bi'rd, The'y to their grassy couc'h, thevse to their ne'sts, Were slun'k ; all/ but the wakeful nigh'tingale...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 14

Encyclopaedia - 1845 - 840 pages
...did it lead of loue to feel the smart. II ¿wit's Complaint of the Absence of hii Lout. Now came Mill evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery...things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, Tile y to their grassy couch, those to their nests Were slunk. Millm's Par. Lost, b. iv. By our tnifiic...
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Pulpit Elocution: Comprising Suggestions on the Importance of Study; Remarks ...

William Russell - 1846 - 420 pages
...yellow waves, and mantle her distress !' Repose, Solemnity, and Sublimity. Evening. — Milton. •" 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 slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ;...
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