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" But hail! thou Goddess sage and holy! Hail, divinest Melancholy! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's... "
The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed authors, by ... - Page 56
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The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867
...thought came habitual sadness. " But hail, thon goddess, sage and holy. Hail, diviuest melancholy .' Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue." Viltoit, " H Pentmn." Ifeia, of Greek origin (JUTO, pronounced mot-ta), signifying after, and denoting...
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Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso

John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
...zu den verschiednen Absichten die nämlichen Bilder, und dan nämlichen Gang im Gedicht beibehält. Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view 1 5 O'erlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue. Black, but such as in esteem, Prince Memnon's sister might...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...train. 10 But hail thou Goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy, r Whose saintly visige is toe bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view , , ,. . jg O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's bue } Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's...
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton - 1799 - 124 pages
...pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy, Whose faintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight,...Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem, Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauties' praise...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...uniform. •' But hail, them goddess sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy, J. Whose saintly image is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And...Wisdom's hue, Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauties praise above...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
..., thou Goddess , sage and holy , Hail , divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright Tn hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our...Wisdom's hue ; Black , but such as in esteem, Prince Memnon's sister might beseem , Or that starr'd Ethiope queen that strove To set her beauty's praise...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...motes that people the sun-beams, But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy I Hail, divinest MELANCHOLY ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdem's hue : Black, but such as in esteem Prince MEMNON'S sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...hail, thou goddess, sage and holy ! Hiiil, divinest Melancholy! Whose saintly visage is too hright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with hlack, staid Wisdom's hue-; Black, hut such as in esteem Prince Meumon's sister might heseem : Or that...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail them Goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy, Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...staid Wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem, I'rince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiope queen that strove To set her beauty's...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, I him goddess, sage and holy! Hail, divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue; Black, hut such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem: Or that starr'd Ethiop queen lhat strove...
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