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" Were in the flat sea sunk. And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers and lets grow lier wings, That, in the various bustle of resort, 380. Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes... "
A pocket companion for Oxford. [Entitled] A new pocket companion for Oxford ... - Page 157
1810
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The Evangelical Magazine

Religion - 1804
...perhaps, is not impartially just •, will turnish our English readers with no bad motto to this book. " Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude : Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She |>luraes her feathers, lets grow he? wings, . That, in the various bustle of resort, Were, all too...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803
...to *!o what vir:ue would By her own radiant light, though sun and rroon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude...nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and l-ts jjrow her wings, That in 'he various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd...
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Select British Classics, Volume 32

English literature - 1803
...for the ease and indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's gelf Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude. Where, with her best nurse Contemplation, she plumes her featherg, and lets grow her wings. That. in the bustling hurry of resort. Were all too ruffled, and...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...oft suspend the dashing oar, To bid his gentle spirit rest." Milton thus personifies AVisdom, — " Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...nurse Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets gram her wings, That in the various bustle of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired,"...
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The British Essayists;: Mirror

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...for the ease and indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse...Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her \vings° That in the hustling hurry oi'rebort, Were all too ruffled, and sometime* impair'd. As these...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...to do what Virtue would -v By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude : Where, with her beet nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle...
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Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...with a great original." v ; • . r You remember these lines of Milton in his Comus, , . . rvt • Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude,...nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and Jets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort • • '- T. , " **•.•' • i , Were...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 12, Issue 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1813
...a piece of marble, are these lines from Coraus : Musing meditation most affects The pensive secresy of desert cell ; And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where Where with her best nurse, contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in...
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Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and Other Antiquities, Volume 6

Robert Deverell - 1813
...desires of love and promoting chastity (2 1.5). 149 Were in the; flat sea sunk ; and wisdom's self 375 Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse contemplation, v> r. She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all...
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University ...

Nuneham Courtenay (England) - 1814 - 162 pages
...are inscribed these Verses, from the Comus of Milton : Musing Meditation most affects The pensiv» secrecy of desert Cell; And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, a 3 AVhere with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her Feathers, and lets grow her wing*, That...
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