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" ... bring all Heaven before mine eyes. And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew, Till old experience... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 726
1876
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Comus: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - English drama - 1799 - 124 pages
...And ev'ry herb that sips the dew; Till old Experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. These pleasures, Melancholy, give, And I with thee will choose to live. THE END. I* HI ft TED BY T. BENS LEY, Bo.'t Court, Fleet Street, London. ...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...every herb that sips the dew ; . . Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain ; These pleasures Melancholy give, And I with thee will choose to live." '* And may I at the close of life have some peaceful retirement, where I may contemplate • Ancient...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...And ev'ry herb that sips the dew ; Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. These pleasures, MELANCHOLY, give, And I with thee will choose to live. ODE TO MR. PINCHBECK, UPON HIS NEWLY-INVENTED PATENT CANDLE-SNUFFERS. By MALCOLM M'GREGOR, Esq. \e...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...And ev'iy herb that sips the dew ; Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. These pleasures , Melancholy , give , And I with thee will choose to live. MirTow. A, CHAP. XVIII. The Progress of Life. the world's a stage , And all the men and women merely...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - English poetry - 1804
...And ev'ry herb that sips the dew ; Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. These pleasures, MELANCHOLY, give, . And I with thee will choose to live. TO MR. PINCHBECK, UPON HIS NEWLY-INVENTED PATENT CANDLE-SNUFF E RS. By MALCOLM M'GREGOR, Esq. Quousque...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...And every herb that sips the dew; Till old Experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. These pleasures, Melancholy, give, And I with thee will choose to live. THE FEMALE SEDUCERS. . BY Mii. 11ROOKU. 'Tis said of widow, maid, and wife, That honour is a woman's...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...And every herb that sips the dew : Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. These pleasures, Melancholy, give, And I with thee will choose to live. CONTENTMENT, parent of delight, So much a stranger to our sight, Say, Goddess, in what happy place...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...And every herb that sips the dew ; Till old Experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. These pleasures, Melancholy ! give, And I with thee will choose to live. Part of tlie'Entertainment presented to Mi CountcssDtmagtr of Derby, at Harefields by tome noble persons...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...ev'ry herb that sips the dew ; Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain— These pleasures, Melancholy, give, And I with thee will choose to live. L' ALLEGRO. TjENCE, loathed Melancholy! •*^ Of Cerberus, and blackest midnight born ! In Stygian...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...And ev'ry herb that sips the dew ; Till old Experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. These pleasures. Melancholy, give, And I with thee will choose to live. POLLIO; AN ELEGIAC ODE. [MICKLE.] THE peaceful evening breathes her balmy store, The playful school-boys...
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