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" You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy our eyes More by your number than your light, You common people of the skies; What are you when the moon shall rise? "
The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare - Page 380
by William Shakespeare - 1821
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The Works of Mr. Thomas Otway: In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Thomas Otway, Thomas Thornton - 1813 - 62 pages
...stars in a dim senate rule the night, But vanish at the sun's more potent light*. * At itars, &C. " You meaner beauties of the night, " That poorly satisfy...the skies, " What are you when the sun shall rise ?" Athens now feels the fury of my heat ; A pow'r like their's, divided, can't be great : It may tumultuous...
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Love's labour's lost. Midsummer night's dream

William Shakespeare - 1788
...like this is a stanza of Sir Henry Wotton, of which the poetical reader will forgive the insertion : You meaner beauties of the nigh't, That poorly satisfy...your light : You common people of the skies, What are ye when the sun shall rise ? JOHNSON. <j<jo. Black is the badge of hell, The hue of dungeons, and the...
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The Monthly Review

1797
...iy Sir Henry Wst ton " on his Mistress*, the Quccn of Bohemia." " You meaner beantiss of the night t That poorly satisfy our eyes, More by your number...common people of the skies, — What are you when the sua shall rise ? " You curious chanters of the wood, That warble forth Dame Nature's lays, Thinking...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1801
...the summary contained in the Biographical Dictionary. SONNET. You meaner beau'ies of the night, Which poorly satisfy our eyes More by your number than your...light, You common people of the skies, What are you, wheu the sun doth rise ? Ye violets that first appear, By your pure purple mantles known, Like the...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1805
...like this is a stanza of Sir Henry Wotton, of which the poetical reader will forgive the insertion : " You meaner beauties of the night, " That poorly satisfy...Julium sidus, velut inter ignes " Luna minores." Hor. Malcme. 1 My eyes are then no eyes, nor I Biron:] Here, and indeed throughout this play, the name of...
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The Lyre of Love ...

Peter L. Courtier - Love poetry - 1806
...of Bohemia." He died in 1639, in the situation of Provost of Eton, having entered into Holy Orders. You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy...of the skies! What are you when the sun shall rise ? You curious chaunters of the wood, That warble forth dame Nature's lays, You violets that first appear,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1806
...like this is a stanza of Sir Henry Wotton, of which the poetical reader will forgive the insertion : "You meaner beauties of the night, " That poorly satisfy...the skies, " What are you when the sun shall rise ?" jfohnton. " — — Micat inter omnes " Julium sidus, velut inter ignes "Lunaminores." Hor. Malone....
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...derive, Honey enough to fill his hive. SIR HENRY WOTTON. SONNET. YOU meaner beauties of the night* Which poorly satisfy our eyes More by your number than your...common people of the skies, What are you when the sun doth rise? Ye violets lhat first appear, By your pure purple mantles known, Like the prood virgins...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1810
...like thii is a stanza of sir Henry Wotton, of which the poetical reader will forgive the insertion : " You meaner beauties of the night, " That poorly satisfy our eyes " More by your number than your light, " Yi!u common p ople of the skies, " What are you when the sun shall list ?" JOHNSON. [7] In heraldry,...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets,: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...summary contained in the New Biographical Dictionary. On his Mistress, the Queen of Bohemia. JL ou meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy...the skies ! What are you, when the sun shall rise ? You curious chanters of the wood, That warble forth dame Nature's lays, Thinking your voices understood...
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