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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 Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1850 - 598 pages
...on his western throne attend. Now came still ev'ning on, and" twilight grey Had in her sober liv'ry all things clad ; Silence accompanied : for beast...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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The beautiful garment; or, An ancient allegory opened and explained

Beautiful garment - 1850 - 24 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 glow'd the firmament With living sapphires: Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode...
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The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ...

Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - 1850 - 544 pages
...earth, proud of new clothing, springeth, Sings out her woes ." — SIR PHILIP SIDNEY. -Beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests,...Nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant sung." MILTON. " And in the violet-embroidered vale. Where the lovelorn Nightingale Nightly to thee her sad...
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The Token of Friendship: A Gift Book for the Holidays ...

Bradford Kinney Peirce - 1850 - 360 pages
...description of the evening in Paradise, is as exquisite a gem of verse as the language contains. " 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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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copious Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton, James Prendeville - 1850 - 452 pages
...original:— Had in her sober ' livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests....the wakeful nightingale ; She, all night long, her amorous1 descant sunfc; Silence was pleas'rt : now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires ; Hesperus,...
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The American Elocutionist: Comprising 'Lessons in Enunciation', 'Exercises ...

William Russell - 1851 - 380 pages
...all things clad ; * This mark denotes the ctesural 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...
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Chambers's papers for the people, Parts 19-24

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1851
...Twilight grey, Had in her sober livery all things clad.. Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird Those to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk...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,...
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The Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1851 - 554 pages
...on his western throne attend. Now came still ev'ning on, and twilight grey Had in her sober liv'ry all things clad ; Silence accompanied : for beast...their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk y all but the wakeful nightingale : She all night long her am'rous deseajat sung : Silence was pleased....
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The Illustrated London Reading Book

1851 - 264 pages
...and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things olad. Silence accompanied : for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests,...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1852
...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 bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but .the wakeful nightingale; She...
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