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" Sleep; At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air... "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author - Page 65
by John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...steeds, That draw the litter of close-curtain'd Sleep; At last a soft and solemn breathing sound 555 Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more...
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British Theatre, Volume 11

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...drowsy-flighted steeds " That draw the litter of close-curtain'd Sleep. " At last a soft and solemn breathing sound " Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, " And stole upon the air, that ev'n Silence " Was took ere she was 'ware, and wished she might " Deny her nature, and be never...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - English drama - 1791 - 66 pages
...drowsy-flighted steeds " That draw the litter of close-curtain'd Sleep. " At last a soft and solemn breathing sound " Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, " And stole upon the air, that ev'n Silence " Was took ere she was 'ware, and wished she might " Deny her nature, and be never...
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Bell's British Theatre, Volume 1

John Bell - 1797
...flighted steeds " That draw the litter of close -curtain'd Sleep. " At last a soft and solemn breathing sound " Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, " And stole upon the air, that ev'n Silence " Was took ere she was 'ware, and wish'd she might " Deny her nature, and be never...
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pages
...frighted steeds,' That draw the litter of close-curtain'd Sleep; At last a soft and solemn breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more,...
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The plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Joseph Dennie, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1805
...1 This musick crept by me upon the waters ;] So, in Milton's Masque: " a soft and solemn breathing sound " Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, " And stole upon the air." Steevens. 6 Full fathom five th) i father lies; &c.] Ariel's lays, (which have been condemned by Gildon...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1805
...musick crept by me upon the waters ,•] So, in Milton's Masque: " — a soft and solemn breathing sound " Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, " And stole upon the air." Steeveiis. Full fathom Jive thy father lies; &c.] Ariel's lays, (which have been condemned by Gildon...
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Comus: a mask

John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
...close-curtain'd Sleep.] Perhaps from Shakspeare, Ufae7i, A. ii. At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound 555 Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more,...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...borrowed from the object of another sense—by the softness of down; but it is surely a trangressioa which stands in need of pardon when, proceeding a...himself no indifferent poet, acted the part of the b One of the least able and least specious of my public critics, in a periodical publication* which,after...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...further and accumulating personifications, we invest this raven-down with life and make it to smile.b Another passage, which represents the effect of the...himself no indifferent poet, acted the part of the b One of the least able and least specious of my public critics, in a periodical publication* which,...
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