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" But hail, thou goddess sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight... "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 335
1819
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. 10 But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To...sense of human sight. And therefore to our weaker view 1 S O'er-laid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...adopting in preference the grave sedate character of countenance ascribed to him in the first note. Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view 1 15 O'erlaid with black staid wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memmon's sister might...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...adopting in preference the grave sedate character of countenance ascribed to him in the first note. Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view 15 O'erlaid with black staid wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memmon's sister might...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou goddess sage and holy! Hail, divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To...sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1834
...uses the pearly atmosphere, but likewise dips her pencil in the clouds, and if there be any thing ' " Whose saintly visage is too bright, To hit the sense of human sight," she therefore glazes them over— " To our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue." Pictor....
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1818
...to be something emblematical in these lines — Hail, thou goddess sage and holy, Hil, H ivines I Melancholy, Whose saintly visage is too bright To...sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'trJaid with black, sti.iJ wisdom's hue. // Ptnseroso. Contemplative melancholy is again alluded to...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy! Whose saintly visage is too bright To...sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy j oves to dwell With Friendship, Peace, and Contemplation join'd, How many, rack'd with honest passion O'erlaid with black, stiiid Wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...brood of folly without father bred ! . . . . But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest melancholy, Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, &c." The same writer thus moralises on the life of * man, in a set of similes, as apposite as they...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth: Delivered at ...

William Hazlitt - Dramatists, English - 1821 - 356 pages
...brood of folly without father bred ! . , . . But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest melancholy, Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, &c." The same writer thus moralises on the life of t man, in a set of "similes, as apposite as they...
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