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" Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 90
edited by - 1779
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Description of Nuneham-Courtenay, in the county of Oxford

Nuneham Courtenay - 1806
...affefls The penfive fecrecy of defert cell, And Wifdom's felf Oft feelcs to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes...refort Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. The front of the grotto is partially concealed by ivy and other creeping plants, and through an opening...
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Description of Nuneham-Courtenay: In the County of Oxford

Earl George Simon Harcourt Harcourt - Great Britain - 1806 - 72 pages
...affe£fa The penfive fecrecy of defert cell, And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes...refort Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair"d. The front of the grotto is partially concealed by ivy and other creeping plants, and through an opening...
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A pocket companion for Oxford. [Entitled] A new pocket companion for Oxford ...

1806
...felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, . • Sheplumes her Feathers, and lets grow her Wings, That in the various Buftle of Refort Were a)l too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. proceeding through a continuation of the fame Shrubbery (which...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom'* self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 3, Part 1

1807
...despicable assistant to virtue. Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse Contemplation She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too raffled, and sometimes impair'd. " The effects of the objects of taste...
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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
...flat sea sunk. And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He, that has light within his own clear...
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A pocket companion for Oxford. [Entitled] A new pocket companion ..., Volume 3

1810
...secrecy of desert Cell; And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her Feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various Bustle of Resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. Proceeding through a continuation of...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...flat sea sunk. And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He, that has light within his own clear...
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford, Or Guide Through the University: With an ...

1810
...secrecy of desert Cell; And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her Feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various Bustle of Resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. Proceeding through a continuation of...
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The works of Richard Hurd, Volume 2

Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1811
.... , • . > ." ".'. Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, . . . • .. That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. . i On which Dr. Warburton has the following...
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