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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... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 128
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Discourses; to which is prefixed a memoir, and select remains

John Brown Patterson - 1837
...forms of Nature: " For 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 bustles of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd." Mr Patterson possessed a large share...
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The principles and progress of English poetry

Charles Mills Gayley, Clement Calhoun Young - English poetry - 1905 - 595 pages
...flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self 375 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 bussle of resort, Were all to ruffl'd, and somtimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own...
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Minor Poems: L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas

John Milton - 1904 - 165 pages
...the flat sea sunk. And 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, aso Were all to-ruffled, and sometimes impaired. He that has light within his own...
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College Requirements in English: For Careful Study, for the Years 1909-1915 ...

1896
...the flat sea sunk. And 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 38o Were all to-ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. 360. A fortune teller would cast...
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Milton's Comus: With Introduction and Notes by William Bell ...

John Milton - 1907 - 117 pages
...words in Comus : And 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 to-ruffled, and sometimes impaired. We find in Comus abundant reminiscences...
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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1908 - 554 pages
...the flat Sea sunk. And Wisdoms 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 bussle of resort Were all to ruffl'd, and somtimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own cleer...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of John Milton: With Introduction ...

John Milton - 1908
...flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self 375 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 to-ruffled and sometimes impaired. \ 380 He that has light within his own...
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English Poems, Volume 2

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1909
...flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self 375 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 to-ruffled and sometimes impaired. 380 He that has light within his own clear...
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The minor poems

John Milton - 1910
...the flat sea sunk. And 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 to-ruffled, and sometimes impaired. 380 He that has light within his own...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
...Lost. Bk. ix. Line 24<i 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 ill too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. 4-754 Milton : Comas. Line 37i. The...
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