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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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The British Essayists: Tatler

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...Virtue 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...bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd : He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i' th' centre, and enjoy bright day...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...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 the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's sell' Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; -Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes...
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The British Prose Writers: Gray's letters

British prose literature - 1821
...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 impairM. t It is a foolish thing that without money one cannot either live as one pleases, or where...
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The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces ..., Volume 35

James Ferguson (advocate.) - English essays - 1819
...the ease and indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. 'Arid Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, ami lets grow her wings, That in the bustling hurry of resort, Were all too ruffled, ami sometimes...
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Poems and letters of Thomas Gray: with memoirs of his life and writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetry - 1820 - 527 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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; 376 Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, Hie ise as Nature, and as fix'd as Fate. ail-to ruffled, and sometimes iinpair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i'...
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Letters of Thomas Gray: Two Volumes in One

Thomas Gray - 1820 - 244 pages
...may, when Wisdom herself is forced often In twect retired solinuV v 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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Sacred Literature: Comprising a Review of the Principles of Composition Laid ...

John Jebb - Bible - 1820 - 471 pages
...of this passage, than the strains of our great poet : Virtue could see to do what virtue would, By her own radiant light, though Sun and Moon Were in the flat sea sunk. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i' the centre, and enjoy bright day : But he...
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Select Plays of William Shakespeare: In Six Volumes. With the ..., Volume 5

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1820
...Camus, might here have been indebted to Shakspeare : " Virtue could see to do what virtue would, " By her own radiant light, though sun and moon " Were in the flat sea sunk." Steeven's. s Come, civil night,] Civil is grave, decently solemn, Johnson, See As you Like it. Vol....
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 pages
...her calm thoughts. And put them into mis-becoming 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 his own clear breast, May sit i' th' center, and enjoy bright day...
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