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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... "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 290
1866
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...things 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 descaot sung; Silence was pleas'd: now glow'd the firmament With livid saphires : Hesperus, that led...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...things clad ; Silence accompany'd ; 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 am'rous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...the wakeful nightingale; She all night long heram'rous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd ; now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires: Hesperus, that led . The starry host, rode hrightest, till the moon Rising in elouded majesty, ai lengths Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale...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 - Electronic book - 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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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...accompanied ; for heast and hird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all hut 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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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - American literature - 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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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...tilings clad : Silence accompanied ; for bea*t and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk ; all but the wakeful nightingale...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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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...accompanied ; for beast and hird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk. all hut the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd : now glbw'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...things clad; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale...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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