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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 Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1925 - 554 pages
...and gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now came still Evening on, and Twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence...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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Milton, Man and Thinker

Denis Saurat - 1925 - 400 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 bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She all...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 150

1925
...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,...all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleased: now glowed the firmament With living sapphires; Hesperus that led The starry host rose brightest,...
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Acta et commentationes Universitatis Tartuensis (Dorpatensis).: Humaniora. B

1926 - 522 pages
...and Twilight grey Had in her sober H very 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 \Vith living sapphires ; Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode...
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Harper's Anthology for College Courses in Composition and Literature ...: Poetry

Frederick Alexander Manchester, William Frederic Giese - 1926 - 894 pages
...tell Of things invisible to mortal sight. John Milton 47 AN IDYLL1 The place is the Garden of Eden. 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 all...
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The Newarker, Volumes 3-4

John Cotton Dana - 1913
...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...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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Essays and Studies, Volume 2

English Association - 1911
...generalizations always enfeeble description in poetry, how are we to explain the effect of this passage ? 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 all...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - 1909 - 502 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 Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale. She all...
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Charles Ives, "my Father's Song": A Psychoanalytic Biography

Stuart Feder - 1992 - 444 pages
...Milton's Paradise Lost, contrasts curiously with the homespun sentimentality of the boy Charlie Ivés: Now came still evening on, and Twilight gray Had in...sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied; for the beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests were slunk. (Evening)12 One evening...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 1012 pages
...and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied, for beast and bird,0 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests...nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant sung;0 Silence was pleased: now glowed the firmament With Irving sapphires: Hesperus that led0 The...
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