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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 New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 3

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 impair'd," that I absent myself from the town for a while, without feeling at a loss the moment I am...
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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 impair'd," that I absent myself from the town for awhile, without feeling at a loss the moment I am...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1822
...breathing-space to muse on indifferent matters, where Contemplation u May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impairM," that I absent myself from the town for a while, without feeling at a loss the moment I am...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

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 to sweet retired solitude : y Milton's ' Comus' was originally set by Henry Lawes, and first published by him in 1637, with a...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...on indifferent matters, where Contemplation " May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That m 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 myself....
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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 pages
...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...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i'the...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1823
...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 impair'd. As these dispositions and sentiments...
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Mirror

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...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 impair'd. 'In a poem expressive of tender...
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 10

1832
...occasionally seek seclusion from the world, where contemplation " Plumes her feathers, and lets go her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled." This contemplation leads the poet to the mossy cell, to the thicket or the lea, to burns and bracken...
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 10

1832
...occasionally seek seclusion from the world, where contemplation " Flames her feathers, and lets go her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too raffled." This contemplation leads the poet to the mossy cell, to the thicket or the lea, to burns...
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