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" Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well, That from beneath the seat of Jove doth spring, Begin, and somewhat loudly sweep the string. "
Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ... - Page 178
by William Hayley - 1810
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - 1860
...well, That from beneath the seatofjove doth spring' Begin, and somewhat loudly sweep the string. BIcnce with denial vain, and coy excuse So may some gentle Muse* With lucky words favour my destined urn; And, as he passes, turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we were nursed...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1861 - 332 pages
...upon his watery bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of some melodious tear. Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well That from beneath...So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my destined urn ; And as he passes, turn And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we were nursed...
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Milton's Poetical Works

John Milton - 1861 - 662 pages
...parching wind, Without the meed of some melodious tear. Begin then, Sisters 1 of the sacred well, 2 That from beneath the seat of Jove doth spring; Begin,...gentle Muse With lucky words favour my destin'd urn ; 20 And, as he passes, turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we were nurs'd upon the...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Paradise regined, Samson Agonistes, Comus ...

John Milton - 1861
...denial vain, and coy excuse : So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my destined urn ; 10 And, as he passes, turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we were nursed upon the self-same hill, Fed the same flock, by fountain, shade, and rill. Together both, ere...
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Verses and translations, by C.S.C.

Charles Stuart Calverley - 1862
...ille feretrum Flente, voluteturque arentes corpus ad auras, Indotatum adeo et lacrymaa vocalis egenum. Begin then, sisters, of the sacred well, That from...So may some gentle muse With lucky words favour my destined urn, And, as he passes, turn And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud : For we were nursed...
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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1862
...upon his wat'ry bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of some melodious tear. Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well, That from...sweep the string. Hence with denial vain, and coy oxcuse : So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my destin'd urn, And, as he passes, turn,...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...parching wind, Without the meed of some melodious tear. Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well, 1 b That from beneath the seat of Jove doth spring ! Begin,...coy excuse: So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favor my destined urn ; 20 And, as he passes, turn, And bid fair peace be to my sable shroud. For we...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

1863 - 405 pages
...his watery bier U nwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of some melodious tear. Begin then, Sisters of the sacred well That from beneath...spring, Begin, and somewhat loudly sweep the string ; l lence with denial vain and coy excuse : So may some gentle Muse \Vith lucky words favour my destined...
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Chaplain Fuller: Being a Life Sketch of a New England Clergyman and Army ...

Richard Frederick Fuller - 1863 - 342 pages
...amendment was rejected, and the bill as it passed included the clergy. CHAPTER IX. TRIBUTES IN VERSE. "Begin, then, sisters of the sacred well That from...seat of Jove doth spring, — Begin, and somewhat louder sweep the string ! " FUNERAL OF CHAPLAIN FULLER. UPON the church altar what form lieth low,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with illustr. by E.H. Corbould and J. Gilbert

John Milton - 1864
...upon his watery bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of some melodious tear. Begin then, Sisters of the Sacred Well ! That from...doth spring, Begin, and somewhat loudly sweep the strinj ! Hence with denial vain, and coy excuse, So may some gentle Muse With lucky words favour my...
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