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" Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within... "
Lectures on the British Poets - Page 212
by Henry Reed, William Bradford Reed - 1860
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...ftir the conftant mood of her calm Thoughts, And put. them into mif-bccoming plight. Virtue could fee to do what Virtue would By her own radiant light, though Sun and Moon Were in the flat Sea funk. And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe Contemplation...
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The lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, esq, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - Literary Collections - 1728
...AndWifdom'sfelf :Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude: -< 5 Where, with her btft Nurfe, Cvntetnplatim, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her Wings', That in the -various Buftle of Refirt ... 'JVtre all tot ruffled, and fometimes impaired: •He that has Lifht within his...
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The Actor: A Treatise on the Art of Playing. Interspersed with Theatrical ...

John Hill - Acting - 1750 - 326 pages
...fame breath, Wifdom's felf Oft fecks a fweet retired folitude, Where with her beft nurfe comemplatipn, She plumes her feathers and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftle of refort Were all too ruffled and fometimes impair'd. : i B 5 And And afterwards, No evil thing...
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A Letter to Mr. Mason: On the Marks of Imitation

Richard Hurd - 1757 - 76 pages
...Milton in his Comus, Wifdom'sfelf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, • Where with her heft nurfe, contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftle of refort Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. On which Dr. Warburton has the following...
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Q. Horatii Flacci Epistolae Ad Pisones, Et Augustum: With an ..., Volume 3

Horace, Richard Hurd - Poetry - 1766
...Milton in his Comus, Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where, with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftle of refort Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. On which Dr. Warburton has the following...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead, William Warburton - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...powerful, that ridicule was become as unfafe as it was ineffectual *.' This *' Where, with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, " She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, " That in the various buftle of refort, ** Were' all too rufH'd, atid fometimes impair'd.'f * That our author laboured with...
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The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - English essays - 1709
...flat fea funk. And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired folitude : Where, with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftje of refort Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd : He that has light within his own clear...
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Q. Horatii Flacci Epistolae ad Pisones, et Augustum, Volume 3

Horace, Richard Hurd, William Mason - Poetry - 1776
...Milton in his Comus : Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fvveet retired Solitude ; Where, with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her ' wings, . , That, in the various buftle of refort, ., _. Were all too ruffled, and. fometimes impair'd. On which Bp. Warburton has the...
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Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

John Bell - English drama - 1777
...flat fea funk : and wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired folitude ; Where, with her belt nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftle of refort Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear...
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Bell's British Theatre,: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

English drama - 1777
...wifdom's felt ' Oft feeks to fweet retired folitude ; ' Where, with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, 4 She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, ' That in the various buftle of refoft ' Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. 4 He that has light within his own...
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