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" 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, Where with her best nurse contemplation She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her... "
Comus: A Mask - Page 32
by John Milton - 1858 - 90 pages
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Observations on Pope

Gilbert Wakefield - 1796 - 348 pages
...admirably finifhed : And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftle of refort Were aH too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. The learned prelate, however, inadvertently...
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Bell's British Theatre: Comus, by J. Milton. ... Love in a village, by I ...

English drama - 1797
...into misbecoming plight. " Virtue could see to do what Virtue would " By her own radiant light, tho' sun and moon " Were in the flat sea sunk ; and Wisdom's...her wings, " That in the various bustle of resort 50 " Were all to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. " He, that has light within his own clear breast,...
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pages
...her calm thoughts, And put them into misbecoming plight. Virtue could see to do what Virtue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in...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'...
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The British Essayists: The Lounger

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...and character of those verses which are employed in describing it ? 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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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1802
...the ease and indolent enjoy menis connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse...plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That, in tlie bustling hurry of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. As these dispositions...
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The meditations of a recluse: chiefly on religious subjects

John Brewster - 1802
...the clear and calm sunshine of conscious integrity. " Virtue could see to do what virtue would " By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk."— MILTON. Virtue, by which I mean that habit of active goodness which flows from the pure principle of...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803
...becomirg plight. Vir:ue cou'd se to *!o what vir:ue would By her own radiant light, though sun and rroon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks...nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and l-ts jjrow her wings, That in 'he various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd...
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The new Oxford guide: or, Companion through the University. To which is ...

1803
...fecrecy of defert Cell, And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bultle of Refort, Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. The front of the Grotto is almoft concealed...
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Select British Classics, Volume 32

English literature - 1803
...for the ease and indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's gelf Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude. Where, with her best nurse Contemplation, she plumes her featherg, and lets grow her wings. That. in the bustling hurry of resort. Were all too ruffled, and...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...her calm thoughts, And put them into misbecoming plight. Virtue could see to do what virtue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in...bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd: He that has light within bis own clear breast May sit i' th' centre, and enjoy bright day...
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