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" Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story of her birth ; Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll,... "
The British Essayists;: Spectator - Page 60
by Alexander Chalmers - 1808
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...work of an Almighty hand. Soon as the evening shades prevail, the moon takes up the wonderous tale; and nightly, to the listening earth, repeats the story...birth : •whilst all the stars that round her burn, and all the planets, in their turn, confirm the tidings as they roll, and spread the truth from pole...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...work of ;m Almighty hand. Soon as the ev'ning shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the listening earth Repeats the story...her birth: Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...work of an almighty hand. Soon as the evening shades prevail, The Moon takes up the wonderons tale; And nightly, to the listening Earth, Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that ro'ind her burn, And all the planets, in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Dryden, Smith, Duke ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...almighty hand. ,. it '<.'• Soon ns the evening shades prevail, The Moon takes up the wunderons tale; And nightly, to the listening Earth, Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stftrs that round her burn, And all the planets, in their tura, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...ev'ning shades prevail, .. • The moon takes up the wond'rous tale, • And nightly to the list'ning earth ' Repeats the story of her birth : : ' Whilst all the stars that round her burn, ' And all the planets in their turn, ' • Confirm the tidings as they roll, • And spread the truth...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Electronic books - 1810 - 231 pages
...as the ev'ning shades prevail, The moon takes up the wond'rous tale, And, nightly, to the list'ning earth, Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her bum. And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...Soon as the evening shades prevail, The moon takes up the wondrous tale, And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her barn* And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from...
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Dryden, Smith, Duke, King, Sprat, Halifax, Parnell, Garth, Rowe, Addison

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...evening shades prevail, The Moon takes up the wonderous tale; And nightly, to the listening F.arth, Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her hum, And all the planets, in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from...
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Select Psalms in Verse, with Critical Remarks

Walter Hutchinson Aston - Bible - 1811 - 288 pages
...Soon as the evening shades prevail The moon takes up the wond'rous tale, And nightly to the iist'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole...
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