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" And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew ; Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic... "
The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson - Page 197
by John Milton - 1807
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all heaven before mine eyes. And may at last my weary age Find...Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that neaven doth show And every herb that sips the dew; Till old experience do attain To something like...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...sweetness through mine ear Dissolve me into ecstacies, And bring all Heaven before mine ere*. And ma/, at last, my weary age, Find out the peaceful hermitage....Where I may sit, and rightly spell Of every star that Heaven doth shew. And every herb that sips the dew ; Till old Experience do attain To something like...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...service high, and anthems clear, Ae may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstacies, And bring all heav'n before mine eyes. And may at...peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where 1 may sit and rightly spell Of cv'ry star that heav'n doth shew, And cv'ry herb that sips the dew :...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1876
...Envoys in your '.>wn house." AR E. Athenaeum. SHEW = Snow, t'.— Milton used both forms, e. yr. :— " Of every star that Heav'n doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew." " Inimitable sounds : yet, as we go, Whate'er the skill of lesser godi can show." From such instances...
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John Milton: Introductions

Roy Daniells - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 343 pages
...mazes of the wood. He supplies very much the kind of folk wisdom the poet wishes for in // penseroso : And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful...Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew; Till old experience do attain To something like...
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A Variorum Commentary Of The Poems Of John Milton

Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 379 pages
...(OED). to spell. 'To make out, understand, decipher, or comprehend, by study' (OED). Cf. IlPen 170-1 : Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every Star that Heav'n doth shew. LH Kendall Jr. (' Two Notes on the Text of PR \ N & Q_ ns 4, 1957, 523) would place a semicolon after...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 4

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1879
...cheerful man " was one of perennial youth. I must quote " the pensive man's " closing wish : — " May at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage,...and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell Off every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew, Till old experience do attain...
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Blake's Vision of the Poetry of Milton: Illustrations to Six Poems

Bette Charlene Werner - Art - 1986 - 319 pages
...and Prose of William Klake. p. 685, give these lines of the poem as the subject of the illustration: And may at last my weary Age Find out the peaceful Hermitage The hairy Gown the mossy Cell Where I may sit & rightly spell Of every Star that heavn doth shew And every Herb that...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...massy proof. And storied windows richly dight, Casting a dim, religious light. (1. 155 — 160) 19 Find out the peaceful hermitage. The hairy gown and...Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth show, And every herb that sips the dew; Till old experience do attain To something like...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 pages
...anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes. And may at last my weary age Find...The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and righdy spell 170 Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew, Till old experience...
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