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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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Cassell's lessons in English. From the 'Popular educator'.

John Relly Beard - 1854
...habitual sadness. " But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest melancholy, Whose xaintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight ; And t herefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue." Milton, " II Ponseroso." Mela,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 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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Thirty illustrations of Childe Harold. (Art-union of Lond.).

1855
...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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 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...of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view, O'erlaid with Clack, staid wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's 1 sister might...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 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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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus9 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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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1855 - 576 pages
...affeetion. John Forfs Lover1s Melaneholy. But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest melaneholy! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view, O'erlaid with blaek, staid wisdom's hue. Mlltm's II Penseroso. These pleasures, melaneholy, give, And...
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The Age of Fable, Or, Stories of Gods and Heroes

Thomas Bulfinch - Animals, Mythical - 1855 - 485 pages
...alludes to this story in his Penseroso, •where he addresses Melancholy as the " goddess, sage and holy, Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...of human sight, And, therefore, to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue. Black, hut such as in esteem Prince Memnou's sister might...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 554 pages
...dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy ! Hail, divinest 1 1 G 1 O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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A collection of poems from various authors, fo young persons

Collection - 1856 - 102 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 Memmon's sister might...
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