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" To speak; whereat their doubled ranks they bend From wing to wing, and half enclose him round With all his peers: Attention held them mute. Thrice he assay'd, and thrice, in spite of scorn, Tears, such as Angels weep, burst forth: at last Words, interwove... "
Viola; or, Tis an old tale and often told - Page 106
by Isabel Goldsmid - 1852 - 212 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...wing, and half inclose him round With ?.ll his peers : attention held them mute. Thrice he assay'd, and thrice in spite of scorn Tears? such as Angels weep, burst forth : at last 610 Words interwove with sighs found out their way. O Myriads of immortal Spi'rits, O Powers Matchless,...
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Paradise lost: With notes, selected from Newton and others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...to wing, and half inclose him round With all his peers. Attention held them mute. Thrice he assay'd, and thrice, in spite of scorn, Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth. At last 620 Words interwove with sighs found out their way. O Myriads of immortal Sp'rits, O Pow'rs Matchless,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...wing, and half inclose him round With all his peers : attention held them mute. Thrice he assay'd, and thrice in spite of scorn Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth : at last 6 jo Words interwove with sighs, found out their way. O MYRIADS of immortal Spi'rits, O Powers Matchless,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 14

English literature - 1803
...they bend From wing to wing, ami half inclose him round With all his peers : attention held them mute. Thrice he essay'd, and thrice in spite of scorn Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth ~. The catalogue of evil spirits has abundance of learning in it, and a very agreeable turn of poetry,...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...wing, and half enclose him round With all his peers : attention held them mute. Thrice he assay'd, and thrice in spite of scorn Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth The catalogue of evil spirits has abundance of learning in it, and a very agreeable turn of poetry,...
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An analytical inquiry into the principles of taste

Richard Payne Knight - 1805
...bend, From wing to wing, and half enclose him round, With all his peers : attention held them mute. Thrice he essay'd, and thrice, in spite of scorn, Tears such as angels weep burst forth. Throughout the poem, the infernal excite more interest than the celestial personages, because their...
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The Confessions of William Henry Ireland: Containing the Particulars of His ...

William Henry Ireland - Forgery of manuscripts - 1805 - 317 pages
...efforts have benne fruitlesse' is a sentence that seems to have been written by a reader of Milton : ' Thrice he essay'd, and thrice, in spite of scorn, Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth.' " On this comment I have only to remark, that Milton or his works never occurred to me at the moment...
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An Analytical Inquiry Into the Principles of Taste

Richard Payne Knight - Aesthetics - 1806 - 473 pages
...to wing, and half enclose him round, Pathetic"* With a11 his Peers : attention held tnem muteThrice he essay'd, and thrice, in spite of scorn, Tears such as angels weep burst forth. Throughout the poem, the infernal excite more interest than the celestial personages, because their...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...to wing, and half inclose him round With all his peers: Attention held them mute. Thrice he assay'd, and thrice, in spite of scorn, Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth He now prepar'd The catalogue of evil spirits has abundance of learning in it, and a very agreeable...
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The popish divan, or, Political sanhedrim [a poem].

Erinaceus (pseud.) - 1809
...can the good receive, nor bad expel." — DHYDEN. , . 40 And thus bespeak, Sic." Thrice he assay'd, and thrice, in spite of scorn, " Tears, such as angels weep, burst forth ; at last "Words, intenvove with sighs, found out their way." — MILTON. 43 You feel, with me, #c. — His lordship...
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