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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 essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...Virtne would Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude : Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, That in the various bustle of resort She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings. Were all too...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1824
...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 Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...would By her own radiant ПцЫ, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And wisdom's self 375 Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where with her...That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruflled, and sometimes impair^. 380 He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' th1 centre,...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...palaces, lay straining her low thoughts To form unreal wants. Ibid. RETIREMENT. Wisdom's self Oft seeks so sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse,...bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. Milton's Comus, Dear solitary groves, where peace does dwell ! Sweet harbours of pure love...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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...wings, That, in the various bustle of resort, Were all to-ruffled, and sometimes impaired. He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' the centre,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1871
...lines from Milton's Cornus, ail-to is evidently used as an adverb : — •• Where with her beat nurse. Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and...grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Wore ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impaired." On this passage Warton has the following note : — "...
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A Milton Encyclopedia, Volume 8

William Bridges Hunter - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 205 pages
...active life. He frequently contrasts quiet contemplation with the bustle of activity : And Wisdoms self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude Where with...wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all to ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. (Mask 374-79) He decided to retire to his father's home for six...
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Callisto Myth from Ovid to Atwood: Initiation and Rape in Literature

Kathleen Wall - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 240 pages
...what vertue would By her own radiant light, though Sun and Moon Were in the flat Sea sunk. And Wisdoms self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with...wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all to ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own cleer brest May sit i'th center,...
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Figures in a Renaissance Context

C. A. Patrides - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 346 pages
...soul's pastime here is referred to the echoes it collects from wisdom's activities in Comus: Wisdoms self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with...feathers, and lets grow her wings That in the various bussle of resort Were all to ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. (11. 375-80) The soul in Marvell's poem...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 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...feathers, and lets grow her wings, That, in the various husde of resort, Were all to-ruffled, and sometimes impaired. 380 He that has light within his own...
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