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" Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence. How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of Silence,... "
People's Edition of the Entire Works of W. E. Channing - Page 6
by William Ellery Channing - 1843
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...his hidden residencei How sweetly did they flote upon the wings Of Silence, through the empty vaulted Night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smil'd! I have oft heard My mother Circe with the Sirens three, Amidst the flow'ry-kirtled Naiades...
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British Theatre, Volume 11

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...ravishment? " Sure something holy lodges in that breast, " And with these raptures moves the vocal air goo " To testify his hidden residence : " How sweetly did..." Of silence through the empty-vaulted night, " At ev'ry fall smoothing the raven down " Of darkness till it smil'd ! I have oft' heard " My mother Circe,...
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Bell's British Theatre: Comus, by J. Milton. ... Love in a village, by I ...

English drama - 1797
...? " Sure something holy lodges in that breast, " And with these raptures moves the vocal air 303 " To testify his hidden residence : " How sweetly did..." Of silence through the empty-vaulted night, " At ev'ry fall smoothing the raven down " Of darkness till it smil'd ! I have oft' heard " My mother Circe,...
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pages
...divine enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence. How...fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness, till it smil'd! I have oft heard My mother Circe with the Sirens three, Amidst the flow'ry-kirtled Naiads,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...precipice, and, while we admire her boldness, we are doubtful of her safety. In that exquisite passage — How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence...the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the rayen down Of darkness till it smiled, if our rapture would suffer us to be sufficiently composed to...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton - 1806
...precipice, and, while we admire her boldness, we are doubtful of her safety. In that exquisite passage— How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence through the empty-vaulted night, At ewry fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smiled, if our rapture would suffer us to be...
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Comus: a mask

John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
...enchanting ravishment ? 845 Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence. How...empty-vaulted night, At every fall, smoothing the raven-down Of darkness, till it smil'd ! I have oft heard My mother, Circe, with the Syrens three,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 51

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, Sir William Smith, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1834
...— Hamlet, Act v. Scene i. or Milton's lines on the sounds of the lady's voice, in Comus :•— ' How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence...smoothing the raven down Of darkness, till it smiled.' May not these figures be taken in succession upon the mind's eye, and yet so far linked together, or...
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A collection of farces and other afterpieces: which are acted at ..., Volume 2

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1809
...far oft', Comus. (Aside.) " Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence : How...sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence, thro' the empty-vaulted night. At ev'ry fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness, 'till it smil'd;...
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Paradise Lost and Regained: With the Latin and Other Poems of John Milton

John Milton, William Cowper, William Hayley - 1810
...divine enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence. How...the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven-down Of darkness, till it smil'd ! I have oft heard My mother Circe with the Syrens three, Amidst...
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