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" Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note: thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of... "
John Milton: His Life and Times, Religious and Political Opinions: With an ... - Page 283
by Joseph Ivimey - 1833 - 397 pages
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Maeonides ; And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed ou thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers —...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,...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823
...prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful hird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her...with 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,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...equall'd with me in fate, So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Mœonides, o the sprays retire ; When no rude gale disturbs the...aspen leaves confess the gentlest breeze ; Engag'd mom, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But cloud...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...two whom the poet M 2 , So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus prophets old: Then feed on...wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid principally desires to resemble : and it seems as if he had intended at first to mention only these...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...compares his own making verses in his blindness to the nightingale's singing in the dark. iii. 37. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird BOOK VII. Ceas'd warbling, but all night tun'd her soft lays: Others on silver lakes and rivers bath'd...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...with them in renown !) :iiml Thamyris, and blind Ma;onides : 35 And Tiresias and Pbineus, piophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeiul bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...equall'd with me in fate. So were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maxmides, And Tiresias and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed...as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest eovert hid Tunes her noeturnal note. Thus with the year Seasons return, but not to me returns Day,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1826 - 294 pages
...with me in fate, So were I equal'd with them in renown ! Blind Thamyris, and blind Mffionides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 10 Seasons return : but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or morn, } Or sight of...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Fall of man - 1826 - 294 pages
...were I equal'd with them in renown! Blind Thamyris, and blind Moeonides ; 35 And Tiresias, and Phmeus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tnes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 10 Seasons return: but not to me returns Day, or the...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...Tiresias, and Pliincus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; ns the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Tims with the year Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of even or mom,...
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