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" But first, and chiefest, with thee bring Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation; And the mute Silence hist along, 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest, saddest plight. "
Specimens of the British Poets ... - Page 180
by British poets - 1809
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...That in trim Gardens takes his pleafure j But firft, and chiefeft, with thee bring, Him that yon foars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation^ And the mute Silence hift along, ?Lefs Thilomel will deign a Song, In her fweeteft, faddeft plight, Smoothing the rugged...
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The First Part of Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations ...

John Dryden - 1716
...in trim Gardens takes his pleasure 5 But firft, and chiefeft, wfth thee brir>g, Him that yon foars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation, And the mute Silence hift along, 'Lefs Philomtl will daign a Song, In her fweetuft, faddeft plight, Smoothing the rugged...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1753
...the mute Silence hift along, 55 'Lefs Philomel will deign a fong, In her fweeteft, faddeft plight, i Smoothing the rugged brow of night, "While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accuftom'd oakj 60 Sweet Keu ft met ifvttw Ittdia. irwa in the gayer perfonage of Milton, which...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added, Samson ...

John Milton - Epic poetry, English - 1759 - 390 pages
...Contemplation; And the mute Silence hift along, 55 'Lefs Philomel will deign a fong, In her fweeteft, faddeft plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accuftom'd oak; 60 Sweet bird that fhun'ft the noife of folly, Mof t mufical, moft melancholy!...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - English poetry - 1762 - 252 pages
...Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hift along, 'Lefs Philomel will deign a fong, In herfweeteft, fadaefi plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of Night* While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accuftom'd oak . Sweet bird that fhunn'ft the noifc of folly, Moft mufical, moft melancholy ! Thee...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...That in trim gardens takes his pleafure ; But firft, and chiefeft, with thee bring, Him that yon foars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hift along, 'Lefs Philomel will deign a fopg, In herfiveeteft, faddeft plight, Smoothing the rugged...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...That in trim gardens takes his pleafure ; But firft, and chiefeft, with thee bring, Him that yon foars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The cherub Contemplation ; And the mute filence h'.ft along, 'Lefs Philomel will dugn a fong, In her fweetefl, faddefl plight, Smoothing the...
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British Zoology, Volume 1

Thomas Pennant - Zoology - 1776 - 278 pages
...compofe part of the folemn fcenery of his Penferofo ; when he defcribes it In her faddeft fweeteft plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night ; While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accuftom'd oak ; Sweet bird, that ftiunn'ft the noife of folly, Moft mufical, moll melancholy !...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 5, Page 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hift along, ff 'Lefs Philomel will deign a fong, In her fweeteft, faddeft plight, Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accuftom'd oak ; 60 Sweet bird that fhunn'ft the noife of folly, Moft mufical, moft melancholy...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fing i And add to thefe retired Leifure, But firft, and chiefeft, with thee bring, Him that yon foars on golden wing, Guiding the fiery-wheeled throne, The Cherub Contemplation ; And the mute Silence hift along, 55 'Lefs Philomel will deign a fong, In her fweeteft, faddeft plight, Smoothing the rugged...
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