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" Those other two equalled with me in fate, So were I equalled with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, And Tiresias and Phineus, prophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling,... "
Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ... - Page 30
by Select lessons - 1785
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Milton's Paradise lost, a poem. With prefatory characters of the several ...

John Milton - 1767
...I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris, and blind Mxonides ; 35 And Tirefias, and Phineus, prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in llu-iilielt covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 40 Seafons return ; but not to...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. According to ...

John Milton - 1767 - 348 pages
...fate, Jo were I equaTd with them in renown, Slid Thamyris and blind Mseonides, And Tirefias and Phineus prophets old. Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird -> js darkling, and in fhadieft covert hid Tunes her nofturnal note. Thus with the year Snfons return,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1776
...were I equall'd with them in renown, Blind Thamytis and blind Maeonides, 3f And Tirefias and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...Sings darkling, and in fhadieft covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 40 Seafons return, but not to me returns Day, or the fweet approach...
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British Zoology, Volume 1

Thomas Pennant - Animals - 1776 - 278 pages
...woo to hear thy evening fong. In another place he ftylcs it the folemn bird; and again (peaks of it, As the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in fhadieft covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note. The reader muft excufe a few more quotations from the fame poet, on the fame fubject...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...were I equal'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, -35 And Tirefias and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...covert hid Tunes her no&urnal note. Thus with the year .40 Seafons return, but not to me returns Day, or the fvveet approach of ev'n or morn, Or fight of...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 3, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...I equal'd with them in renown, • Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, 3.5And Tirefias and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...Sings darkling, and in fhadieft covert hid Tunes her nofturnal note. Thus with the year 40 Scafons return, but not to me returns Day, or the fweet approach...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...were I equal'd with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, 35 And Tirefias and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary...numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in madieft covert hid Tunes her nofhirnal note. Thus with the year 4.0 Seafons return, but not to me returns...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volumes 3-5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...with them in renown, Blind Thamyris and blind Maeonides, 35 And Tirefias and Phineus prophets oldi Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious...numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in madieft covert hid Tunes her nofturnal note. Thus with the year 40 Seafons return, but not to me returns...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books, Volume 1

John Milton - 1784 - 463 pages
...blind either for peeping too curioufly upon Minerva in the fountain Hypocrinej or for deciding the Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird Tunes her nocturnal note., Thus with the year 40 Sings darkling, and ia fhadieft covert hid Seafons...
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Elements of Criticism, Volume 2

Lord Henry Home Kames - Criticism - 1788
...defcription. Milton makes a happy ufe of this licence : witnefs the following examples from his Paradife Lojl. -Thus with the year Seafons return, but not to me returns Day || or,the fweet approach of even or morn. Celeflial voices to the midnight-air Sole || or refponfive...
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