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" As one who, long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass,... "
The poetical works John Milton. Repr., with memoir, notes, &c - Page 270
by John Milton - 1873
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1811
...described or accounted for. On this occasion, I could not but reflect upon a beautiful simile in Milton : ' As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...to breathe Among the pleasant villages, and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight: The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...praije. Unblemish'd let me live, -or die unknown ; O, grant me honest fame, or grant me none.— * 12. As one, who long in populous city pent, Where houses...conceives delight . The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, .' Or dairy, each rural sight, each riiral sound ; If 'chance., with nymph like step,...
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Paradise lost, a poem, Volume 2

John Milton - 1817
...mystie, where the sapient king Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse. Much he the place admir'd, the person more. As one who long in populous city...met conceives delight; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kino, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; Jf chance, wilh nymph-like step, fair...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...accounted for. On this occasion I could not but reflect upon a beautiful simile in Milton : VoL. V. E As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...conceives delight : The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound. Those who are conversant in the writings...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...praise. Unblemish'd let me live, or die unknown ; O, grant me honest fame, or grant me none. Popl* 12. As one, who long in populous city pent, Where houses...Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight; The Ğmell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; If 'chance,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...Such is the aspiration of the man surrounded by the vexations of urban life. Hear Milton-. As onewho long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and...morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 18

Classical philology - 1818
...absolutely changed the objects themselves for the better. Milton has a beautiful passage of this kind. " As one who long in populous city pent Where houses...conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass,1 or kine Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance with nymph-like step fair...
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The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany, Volume 6

Asia - 1818
...those qualities, I answer, what is Cooty but a tatler ? what, the editor of his tale but a tatler ? As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoiu'd, from each thing met conceive* delight : The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 18

Classical philology - 1818
...of this kind> " As one who long in populous city pent Where houses thick and sewers annoy the :dr, Forth issuing on a summer's morn to breathe Among...conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, 1 or kine Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance with nymph-like step fair...
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A view of society and manners in Italy

John Moore, Robert Anderson - English literature - 1820
...permit him to enjoy the exhilarating view of green fields, and to breath the free air of the country, As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...met conceives delight^ The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy ; each rural sight, each rural sound. I confess, for my own part, I never...
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