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" Their downy breast; the swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oary feet... "
Specimens of Greek and Latin verse: chiefly translations - Page 26
by Charles Rann Kennedy - 1853 - 154 pages
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...her fpft Lays, Others in ill vcr Lakes and Rivers lath'd • . .. * f . . Then Their downy Breaft: The Swan with arched Neck, Between her white Wings...State with oary Feet; yet oft they quit The Dank, and, ruing on ftiff Pennons, tow'r The mid aerial Sky. Others on Ground Walk'd firm : The crefted Cock,...
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The virgin muse. Being a collection of poems from our most celebrated ...

Virgin muse - 1722
...all Night tun'd her foft lays•,. Others on filver Lakes and Rivers bath'd Their downy Breaft •, the Swan with arched Neck Between her white Wings mantling proudly, rows Her ftate with Oary Feet : yet oft they quit The Dank, and rifing on ftiff Pennons, towre The mid Aereal...
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The Works of Mr. Henry Needler: Consisting of Original Poems, Translations ...

Henry Needler - Christian literature, English - 1735 - 220 pages
...Plumes unfold ; His painted Wings, and Breaft that flames with Gold ? Windfor-Foreft. By Mr. Pope. * The Swan, with Arched Neck Between her white Wings mantling proudly, rows Her State with 0ary Feet. Miltoni Our plenteous Streams a various Race fupplys The bright ey'd Penh with Fins of...
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A Letter to Mr. Mason: On the Marks of Imitation

Richard Hurd, William Mason - Imitation (in literature) - 1757 - 76 pages
...the fame, or the ideas fimilar, will look like imitation. Milton fays finely of the Swaat — • — The Swan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly ROWS HER STATE — I fhould think he might probably have that line of Fletcher in his head, How like a Swan fhe SWIMS...
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An Essay on the Learning of Shakespeare: Addressed to Joseph Cradock, Esq

Richard Farmer - 1767 - 50 pages
...bafhfull Rofe." LEARNING OF SHAKESPEARE. jr Lauder, if I give you another of Milton's Imitations : • " The Swan with arched neck " Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows " Her ftate with oary feet." — B. 7. V. 438, &c. " The ancient Poets, fays Mr. Richardfon, have not hit...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1776
...nightingale Ceas'd warbling, but all night tnn'd her soft lays: Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd Their downy breast ; the swan, with arched neck, Between...rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and r.sing on stiff penons, tower The mid aereal sky : others on ground Walk'd firm :...
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The History of English Poetry: From the Close of the Eleventh to the ...

Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1778
...and with feveral of the attributes that our author has given them. See FARAD. L. vii. 438. feq. • ' The SWAN with arched neck Between her white wings mantling proudly, rows Her ftate with oary feet ; yet oft they quit The dank, and rifing on ftiff pennons, tower The mid aereal...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin, with Translations ...

John Milton - 1791 - 608 pages
...general and popular idea of pomp or dignity, STATE is to be underftood, in PA RAD. L. vii. 440. The fwan with arched neck Between her white wings mantling, proudly rows Her STATE with oary feet. Here is an affcfted and unnatural conceit, like too many other?, even in Milton. He means, that the...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...nightingale Ceas'd warbling-, but all night tun'd her soft lays : Others on silver lakes aau rivers bath'd Their downy -breast ; the swan with arched neck •...white wings mantling proudly, rows Her state with oaiy h;et : yit oft they quit 440 The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tower The mid aereal sky :...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...nightingale 435 Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays : Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd Their downy breast. The swan with arched neck Between...rows Her state with oary feet ; yet oft they quit 440 The dank, and rising on stiff pennons, tow'r The mid aereal sky: others on ground Walk'd firm....
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