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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
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The modern British drama

British drama - 1811
...the 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 all so ruffled, and sometimes inipair'd. He, that has light within his own clear...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 2

English drama - 1811
...the 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 all so ruffled, and sometimes impairM. He, that has light within his own clear...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 17, Part 2

John Britton - Architecture - 1813
...desert cell ; And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitnde, Whert 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 rnffled, and sometimes impaired. " The front of the grotto is partially...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress to which ...

Robert Deverell - 1813
...flat sea sunk ; and wisdom's self 37,5 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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self 375 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 impaired. 380 He that has light within his own...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Deverell - 1813
...tlat sea sunk ; and wisdom's self 375 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 Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 12, Issue 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1813
...desert cell ; And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where 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. " The front of the grotto is partially...
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Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and Other Antiquities, Volume 6

Robert Deverell - 1813
...wisdom's self 375 Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse contemplation, v> r. 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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Elements of general knowledge: introductory to useful books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Literary Criticism - 1815
...the following paflages. Milton thus perlbnines Wifdom ; " Wifdom's felf Oft fecks to fweet retired folitude, Where with her beft nurfe Contemplation,...buftle of refort, Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impaired." ' And Pope, in his Windfor Foreft, thus defcribes th<j effects of Peace : " Exil'd by thee...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface, historical and ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks in sweet retired solitude: Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings. That in the variniN bu<tle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes irapair'd : He thai ha* li^ht within his...
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