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" Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale, She all night long her amorous... "
Pulpit Elocution: Comprising Remarks on the Effect of Manner in Public ... - Page 170
by William Russell - 1853 - 413 pages
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Paradise lost: With notes, selected from Newton and others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led 605 The starry host, rode brightest, till the Moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length, Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve: Fair...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With livid sapphires : Hesperus, that led 605; The starry host,...
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin, Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - Lichfield (England) - 1804 - 313 pages
...moon-light scenery in Milton. It is never more. charming than in the following instance : Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that...brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty, o'er all Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. Since...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - 1806
...SUPR ; Silence was pleis'd ; now ^low'd the fírniAraent With living sapphirs : H -js penis, that Jed The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon •Rising...length Apparent queen, unveiled her peerless light, AoU o'er the dark lier silver mantle threw. MILTON. As when the moon, refulgent lamp of night ! O'er...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd : now glbw'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that...starry host, rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouHed majesty, at length Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...clad : Silence accompanied ; for bea*t and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk ; all but the wakeful nightingale ; She...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs j Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...clad; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She...all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs : Hesperus, that led 605 The starry host, rode...
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Sketches in Verse

Robert Hutchinson Rose - 1810 - 184 pages
...shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hum Hath rung night's yawning peal. Casts her light mantled] • The moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length, Apparent...light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. Par. Lost. This is finely in opposition to SHAKSPEARE'S " blanket of the dark," which the lady is unwilling...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...long her am'rous descant sung : , Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living saphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...Rising in clouded majesty, at length, Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve : "Fair...
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Cowper's Milton, in Four Volumes: Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a ...

William Hayley, John Milton, William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1810
...things clad; Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She...all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd: Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode...
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