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" I was all ear, And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of death... "
Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress to which ... - Page 168
by Robert Deverell - 1813
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...Deny her Nature, and be never more Still to be fo difplac'd. I was all ear, • * And took in ftrains that might create a Soul Under the ribs of Death, but O e'er long Too well I did perceive it was the voice Of my moft honour?d Lady, your dear Sifter. Amaz'd...
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British Theatre: The miser, by Henry Fielding

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...wished she might " Deny her nature, and be never more, " Still to be so displac'd. I was all ear, " And took in strains that might create a soul " Under the ribs of Death — but oh! erelong 380 " Too well I did perceive it was the voice " Of my most honour'd lady your dear sister....
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - English drama - 1791 - 66 pages
...wished she might " Deny her nature, and be never more, " Still to be so displac'd. I was all ear, " And took in strains that might create a soul " Under the ribs of Death — but oh ! ere long 380 " Too well I did perceive it was the voice " Of my most honour'd lady your dear sister....
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pages
...ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more, Still to be so displac'd. I was all ear, And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of Death: but, O! ere long Too well I did perceive it was the voice Of my most honour'd lady, your dear sister. Amaz'd I stood, harrow'd...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners; with Strictures ..., Volume 15

1802
...many that maybe remarked in Comus. Sonnet 33, 1. 4. " Become all ear." Comus, 1. 560. " I was all ear And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of death" Drummond's was probably taken from Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia. " / was all ear to catch the heavenly...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...and wish'd she rnfgbt Deny her nature, and be never more Still to be so displac'd. I was all car, 560 And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of Death ; but O ere long Too -well I did perceive it was the voice Of my most honour'd Lady, your dear sister. Amaz'd I stood, harrow'd...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
...wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more, Still to be so displac'd. I was all ear, 5(50 And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of Death : but O ! ere long, Too well I did perceive it was the voice .Of my most honour'd Lady, your dear Sister. Amaz'd I stood, harrow'd...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 51

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, Sir William Smith, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1834
...Abortive as the first-born bloom of spring Nipt with the lagging rear of winter's frost." " I was all ear, And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of death." " So! farewell hope ; but with hope farewell fear, Farewell remorse : all good to me is lost : Evil...
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Cowper's Milton, in Four Volumes: Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's ...

William Hayley, John Milton, William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1810
...ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more, Still, tobe so displac'd. I was all ear, And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of Death : but O ! ere long, Too well I did perceive it was the voice Of my most honour'd Lady, your dear Sister. Amaz'd I stood, harrow'd...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more, Still, to be so displac'd. I was all ear, And took in strains that might create a soul Under the ribs of Death : but O ! ere long, Too well I did perceive it was the voice Of my most honour'd Lady, your dear Sister. Amaz'd I stood, harrow'd...
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