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" Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. "
Poetical Works: Biography of Milton - Page 208
by John Milton - 1835
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias, and Phirteue, prophets old: Then feed on droughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful...with the year Seasons return: but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal Wooro, or swnjner's rose, Or flocks,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1806
...with tbcm in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Msronides, AndTiresiasand Phineus prophets old: Theu feed on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious numbers...nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, hut not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...were 1 equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, ami blind Ma;onides, And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with Ihe year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...HOC.LUCTUS.ET.AMORlS.MOXOME!miM LMP 566 POEMS. PART 1. POEMS. PART I. • Smit with the love of sacred song 1 feed on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious numbers, as the wakeful bird Site darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Milton. Me quoque Musarum Studium...
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The Dramatic Works of Ben Jonson, and Beaumont and Fletcher, Volume 2

Ben Jonson, Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811
...bird, from her near resemblance to his own circumstances. ' Who fed on thoughts that voluntary mov'd ' Harmonious numbers, as the wakeful bird ' Sings darkling,...shadiest covert hid • Tunes her nocturnal note.' SeuiarJ, Virgil's simile is also translated in o:ia of Lte'* Tragedies '° Our"grcut tntny.] The wolf....
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Life of Francis Beaumont. Life of John Fletcher. Prefaces. Commendatory ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - 1811
...bird, from her near resemblance to his own circumstances. ' Who fed on thoughts that voluntary mov'd ' Harmonious numbers, as the wakeful bird ' Sings darkling,...in shadiest covert hid ' Tunes her nocturnal note.' Seicard. Virgil's simile is also translated in one of Lee's Tragedies. ''" Our great fnemy.] The wolf....
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Le glaneur: ou essais de Nicholas Freeman ; recueillis et publies par M. A. Jay

Nicolas Freeman, Antoine Jay - French essays - 1812 - 416 pages
...were I equall'd with them in renown , Elind Thamyris and blind Mœonides, And Tiresias and Phineus , prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird Singdarkling, and in shadiest covert hid Seasons return , but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...renown, Bliftd Tbamyris and blind Maeonides, 35 And Tirtsias and Phiiieus, prophets old : Then fted on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers;...wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tun. s her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 40 Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 2

John Mason Good - 1813
...Phineas prophets old: Then fct d on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious nniuU'ra; as the wnktful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Sonsons return ; but not to me i ' urns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or mom, Or siirht of vernal...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mxonides ; And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...the year, Seasons return — but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks or...
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