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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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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...dashing oar, To bid his gentle spirit rest." Milton thus personifies Wisdorn, " Wisdom's self Oft seels to sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse...resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired," Par. Lost. And Warton describes the advance of Evening: " While Evening veil'd in shadows brown Puts...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...oft suspend the dashing oar, To bid his gentle spirit rest." Milton thus personifies AVisdom, — " Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...nurse Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets gram her wings, That in the various bustle of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired,"...
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Description of Nuneham-Courtenay, in the county of Oxford

Nuneham Courtenay - 1806
...of defert cell, And Wifdom's felf Oft feelcs 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 all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. The front of the grotto is partially...
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Elements of general knowledge, introductory to useful books in ..., Volume 1

1806
...perfonifies Wifdom ; " Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired folitude, Where with her beft nurfe Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftle of refort, Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impaired.'* ' And Pope, in his Windfor Foreft,...
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Description of Nuneham-Courtenay: In the County of Oxford

Earl George Simon Harcourt Harcourt, Horace Walpole, Sir Joshua Reynolds - Great Britain - 1806 - 72 pages
...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 buftle of refort Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair"d. The front of the grotto is partially...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...Virtue would By her own radiant light, tliough sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom'* self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with...bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' th' center, and enjoy bright...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1807
...were it only a temporary retreat from the temptations of a city, is no despicable assistant to virtue. Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...That in the various bustle of resort Were all too raffled, and sometimes impair'd. " The effects of the objects of taste upon the human mind," says Mr....
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Illustrations of the scenery of Killarney and the surrounding country

Isaac Weld - 1807 - 223 pages
...enthusiastic admirer of the wild beauties of simple nature, than to favour the meditations of the sage ; for wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...contemplation, She plumes her feathers and lets grow her wings. It is scarcely possible, indeed, to enter the confines of this sequestered region, without being subjected...
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The British Essayists;: Mirror

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...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...Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her \vings° That in the hustling hurry oi'rebort, Were all too ruffled, and sometime* impair'd. As these...
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The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 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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