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Comus: A Mask - Page 32
by John Milton - 1858 - 90 pages
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...dexterity in " contending with a great original." You remember these lines of Milton in his Comus, Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude,...bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. On which Dr. Warburton has the following; O note. " Mr. Pope has imitated this thought and...
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Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...with a great original." v ; • . r You remember these lines of Milton in his Comus, , . . rvt • Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude,...nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and Jets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort • • '- T. , " **•.•' • i , Were...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - Theology, Doctrinal - 1811
...retired Solitude, Where, with -her hest nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets gnow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. "On which Dr. Warburton has the following note. "Mr. Pope has imitated this thought and (as...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...these lines of Milton in his ..:. o, !•: i. .; wisdom^ seeks to s-weet retired Solitude, : : Wl/ere, With her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her That in the various bustle of resort , Were all too rufled, and sometimes jmpair,d. . tii!'. vi .'.iuL;...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the Principal ...

Henry Kett - Best books - 1812
...to sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse Contemplation, She flumes her feathers, and tcu grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired." Paradise Lost. And Warton describes the advance of Evening : " While Evening veil'd in shadows brown...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...it may, when Wisdom herself is forced often In sweet retired solitnde 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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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress to which ...

Robert Deverell - 1813
...desires of love and promoting chastity (215). 149 \ 150 Were in the tlat sea sunk ; and wisdom's self 375 Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where, with her...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' centre and enjoy bright...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress to which ...

Robert Deverell - 1813
...the desires of love and promoting chastity (215). Were in the flat sea sunk ; and wisdom's self 37,5 Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where, with her...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' centre and enjoy bright...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 12, Issue 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1813
...affects The pensive secresy of desert cell ; And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where Where with her best nurse, contemplation, She plumes...bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair' (i. " The front of the grotto is partially concealed by ivy and other creeping plants ; and,...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 17, Part 2

John Britton - Architecture - 1813
...affects The pensive secresy of desert cell ; And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitnde, Whert Where with her best nurse, contemplation, She plumes...That in the various bustle of resort Were all too rnffled, and sometimes impaired. " The front of the grotto is partially concealed by ivy and other...
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