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" Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within... "
Comus: A Mask - Page 32
by John Milton - 1858 - 90 pages
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The British Prose Writers: Gray's letters

British prose literature - 1821
...it may, when Wisdom herself is forced often In sweet retired solitude To plume her feathers, and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impairM. t It is a foolish thing that without money one cannot either live as one pleases, or where...
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The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces ..., Volume 35

James Ferguson (advocate.) - English essays - 1819
...the ease and indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. 'Arid Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, ami lets grow her wings, That in the bustling hurry of resort, Were all too ruffled, ami sometimes...
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Letters of Thomas Gray: Two Volumes in One

Thomas Gray - 1820 - 244 pages
...may, when Wisdom herself is forced often In twect retired solinuV v To plume her feathers, and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort. Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. It is a foolish thing that without money one cannot either live , as one pleases, or where...
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Poems and letters of Thomas Gray: with memoirs of his life and writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetry - 1820 - 527 pages
...it may, when wisdom herself is forced often in sweet retired solitude To plume her feathers, and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. It is a foolish thing that without money one cannot either live as one pleases, or where...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; 376 Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, Hie ise as Nature, and as fix'd as Fate. ail-to ruffled, and sometimes iinpair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i'...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 pages
...mis-becoming plight. Virtue could see to do what Virtue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks...bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i' th' center, and enjoy bright day...
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...soul within its own keeping : — there In sweet retired solitude, She plumed lier feathers, and let ever aims at either, that I can discover — and has a spirit, that would stan sometime impair'd. But whither am I wandering? — Oh ! I remember, I was taking you into White's....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...misbecoming plight. Virtue could see to do what Virtue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks...bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit in the centre, and enjoy bright day...
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The Mirror: A Periodical Paper Published in Edinburgh in the Years ..., Volume 2

Henry Mackenzie - 1822
...for the ease and indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse...her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the bustling hurry of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes iropair'd. As these dispositions and...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...breathing-space to muse on indifferent matters, where Contemplation " May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired, " that I absent myself from the town for awhile, without feeling at a loss the moment I am left by...
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