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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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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 4

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...Milton had, notwithstanding his bitter complaints on this account, been less absorbed in thought» that voluntary move Harmonious numbers, as the wakeful...and in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note ; and more of the political partisan, had he been more fortunate in this respect. We need not here...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 16

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...great. Though numberless, I never shall forget. Dennam. Loud as from numbers without number. Milton. Then feed on thoughts that voluntary move, Harmonious numbers, as the wakeful bird Sings darkling. Id. About his chariot numberless were poured Cherub and. seraph. Id. Paradise Lost. As one diamond...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 20

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...and put VOL. XX. it into a little gum arabick : it is cood to ”hadnw oarnations and all yellows. Id. The wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal nute. Milton t l'aradłe Lost. Then to the desarl takes his night ; Where still from shade to shade...
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Classical Examinations: Or, A Selection of University Scholarship ..., Volume 1

University of Cambridge - Classical education - 1830 - 610 pages
...were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks,...
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Harmonia ruralis; or, An essay towards a natural history of British song birds

James Bolton - 1830
...denominations ! ! The nightingale was a favourite of Milton, who, in one place, prettily and truly says, -" the wakeful bird Sings darkling ; and, in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note." 26 In another place he says, ' She all night long her amorous descant sung ;' Which is false, for she...
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Reminiscences ...: With Memoirs of His Late Father and Friends, [etc].

Henry Charles William Angelo - England - 1830
...fonder of countries still farther to the westward. You must pardon my scrawling brevity, for now '" The wakeful bird Sings darkling ; and, in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note.'" In humble prose, 'tis midnight; and, moreover, the heat of the weather, even at this hour, envelops...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...in renown ! Blind Thamyris, and blind Meeonides ; **» »-<v»>-1'— 35 And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year K Seasons return : but not to me returns Day^or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1831
...prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numhers ; as the wakeful hird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her...nocturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return : hut not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, Or sight of vernal hloom, or summer's...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1832
...were I equal'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Mseonides, 33 And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...hid Tunes her nocturnal note : thus with the year 40 Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, 25 quench'd] drench'd....
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Oeuvres de Delille, Volume 5

Jacques Delille - 1832
...were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note. v\ Thus with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or...
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