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" SONNET TO CHARLES DIODATI. CHARLES — and I say it wond'ring — thou mast know That I, who once assum'da scornful air, And scofTd at love, am fall'n in his snare, (Full many an upright man has fallen so) Yet think me not thus dazzled by the flow Of... "
Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ... - Page 300
by John Milton - 1810
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Words, facts, and phrases; a dictionary of curious, quaint, and out-of-the ...

Eliezer Edwards - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1882 - 631 pages
...obsolete. Another occurs in Cowper's translation of Milton's Italian Sonnet to Charles Deodati : — Yet think me not thus dazzled by the flow Of golden locks, or damask check. And Lord Lytton used it in ' What will he do with it ? ' in which ho speaks of ' a sensation...
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The Sonnets of John Milton

John Milton - English poetry - 1883 - 227 pages
...wondering — thou must know That I, who once assumed a scornful air, And scoffed at Love, am fallen in his snare. Full many an upright man has fallen so. "Yet think me not thus da^led by the flow Of golden locks, or damask cheek; more rare The heart-felt beauties of my foreign...
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The Sonnets of John Milton

John Milton - English poetry - 1883 - 227 pages
...wondering — thou must know That I, who once assumed a scornful air, And scoffed at Love, am fallen in his snare. Full many an upright man has fallen so. Yet think me not thus dallied by the flow Of golden locks, or damask cheek; more rare The heart-felt beauties of my foreign...
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Sonnets

John Milton - 1889 - 227 pages
...wondering — than must know That I, who once assumed a scornful air, And scoffed at Love, am fallen in Ins snare. Full many an upright man has fallen so. Yet think me not thus dolled by the flow Of golden locks, or damask cheek; more rare The heart.felt heauties of my foreign...
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The Shorter Poems of John Milton: Including the Two Latin Elegies and ...

John Milton - English poetry - 1898 - 299 pages
...wondering — thou must know That I, who once assumed a scornful air, And scoffed at Love, am fallen in his snare; (Full many an upright man has fallen...thus dazzled by the flow Of golden locks, or damask oheek; more rare The heartfelt beauties of my foreign fair, A mien majestic, with dark brows that show...
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Sonnets

John Milton - 1904 - 227 pages
...bat fallen it. Yet think me not thus dolled by the flaw Of golden locks, or damask cheek; more rure The heart-felt beauties of my foreign fair, A mien majestic, with dark brows that show 9 9 The tranquil lustre of a kfly mind; Words exquisite of idioms more than one, And song, whose...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1905 - 672 pages
...wond'ring — thou must know That I, who once assum'da scornful air, And scoff 'd at love, am fallen in his snare, 'Full many an upright man has fallen...damask cheek ; more rare The heart-felt beauties of iny foreign fair ; A mien majestic, with dark brows, that show The tranquil lustre of a lofty mind...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1859
...expression " Ne treccie d' oro, ne guancia vermiglia M' abbaglian si," which Cowper thus renders : — "Yet think me not thus dazzled by the flow Of golden locks, or damask cheek." And more recently Sir Lytton Bulwer in his great novel, What will he do with itf (vol. iii. p. 15.)...
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