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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 London Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...soul within its own keeping : — there In sweet retired solitude, She plumed lier feathers, and let ever aims at either, that I can discover — and has a spirit, that would stan sometime impair'd. But whither am I wandering? — Oh ! I remember, I was taking you into White's....
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1821
...Comus, 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." STEEVENS. 'Come, CIVIL night,] Civil \B grave, decently solemn. JOHNSON. So, in our poet's Lover's...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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 his own clear breast, May sit in the centre, and enjoy bright day...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

1822
...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...Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude : y Milton's ' Comus' was originally set by Henry Lawes, and first published by him in 1637, with a...
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The Mirror: A Periodical Paper Published in Edinburgh in the Years ..., Volume 2

Henry Mackenzie - 1822
...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...her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the bustling hurry of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes iropair'd. As these dispositions and...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...breathing-space to muse on indifferent matters, where Contemplation " May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired, " that I absent myself from the town for awhile, without feeling at a loss the moment I am left by...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1822
...breathing-space to muse on indifferent matters, where Contemplation u May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impairM," that I absent myself from the town for a while, without feeling at a loss the moment I am...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 3

1822
...breathing-space to muse on indifferent matters, where Contemplation " May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd," that I absent myself from the town for a while, without feeling at a loss the moment I am...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...breathing-space to muse on indifferent matters, where Contemplation " May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd," that I absent myself from the town for awhile, without feeling at a loss the moment I am...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...on indifferent matters, where Contemplation " May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That m the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired," that I absent myself from the town for awhile, without feeling at a loss the moment I am left by myself....
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