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" You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy our eyes More by your number than your light, You common people of the skies; What are you when the moon shall rise? "
The lyre of love [ed. by P.L. Courtier]. - Page 68
by Lyre - 1806
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The Works of Mr. Thomas Otway: In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Thomas Otway, Thomas Thornton - English drama - 1813 - 62 pages
...stars in a dim senate rule the night, But vanish at the sun's more potent light*. * At itars, &C. " You meaner beauties of the night, " That poorly satisfy...the skies, " What are you when the sun shall rise ?" Athens now feels the fury of my heat ; A pow'r like their's, divided, can't be great : It may tumultuous...
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Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, John Bell, George Steevens - 1788
...like this is a stanza of Sir Henry Wotton, of which the poetical reader will forgive the insertion : You meaner beauties of the nigh't, That poorly satisfy...your light : You common people of the skies, What are ye when the sun shall rise ? JOHNSON. <j<jo. Black is the badge of hell, The hue of dungeons, and the...
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the English Anthology

T. And J. Egerton - 1793
...QUEEN OF BOHEMIA. BY SIR HENRY WOTTON, KT.* You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly fatisfie our eyes, More by your number, than your light, You common people of the fkies, What are you when the Sun mall rife ? You curious chanters of the wood, 6 That warble forth...
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The English Anthology ...

Joseph Ritson - English poetry - 1793 - 334 pages
...QUEEN OF BOHEMIA. BY SIR HfiNRY WOTTON, KT.* i ou meaner beauties of the night, That poorly fatisfie our eyes, More by your number, than your light, You common people of the fkies, What are you when the Sun fhall rife ? You curious chanters of the wood, 6 That warble forth...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare - 1793
...poetical reader will forgive the infertion : " You meaner beauties of the night, " That poorly fatisfy our eyes " More by your number than your light , " You common people oj the Jkies, " What are you when the fun Jball rife?" JOHNSON, " Micat inter omnes " Julium...
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Reliques of ancient English poetry: consisting of old heroic ..., Volume 2

Thomas Percy - Ballads, English - 1794
...carrett ions from an old MS. cofy. YOU meaner beauties of the night, That poorly fatisfie our eies More by your number, than your light ; You common people of the ikies, What are you when the Moon fhall rife ? 5 Ye Ye violets that firft appeare, By your pure purple...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - Biography & Autobiography - 1797
...iy Sir Henry Wst ton " on his Mistress*, the Quccn of Bohemia." " You meaner beantiss of the night t That poorly satisfy our eyes, More by your number...common people of the skies, What are you when the sua shall rise ? " You curious chanters of the wood, That warble forth Dame Nature's lays, Thinking...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...the summary contained in the Biographical Dictionary. SONNET. You meaner beau'ies of the night, Which poorly satisfy our eyes More by your number than your...light, You common people of the skies, What are you, wheu the sun doth rise ? Ye violets that first appear, By your pure purple mantles known, Like the...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...like this is a stanza of Sir Henry Wotton, of which the poetical reader will forgive the insertion : " You meaner beauties of the night, " That poorly satisfy...the skies, " What are you when the sun shall rise ?" Johnson. " Micat inter omnes " Julium sidus, velut inter ignes " Luna minores." Hor. Malcme. 1 My...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - 1806
...like this is a stanza of Sir Henry Wotton, of which the poetical reader will forgive the insertion : "You meaner beauties of the night, " That poorly satisfy...the skies, " What are you when the sun shall rise ?" jfohnton. " Micat inter omnes " Julium sidus, velut inter ignes "Lunaminores." Hor. Malone....
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