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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 British Essayists: With Prefaces, Biographical, Historical and ..., Volume 5

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...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...met 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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The British Essayists: With Prefaces Biographical, Historical ..., Volumes 5-6

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...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...met 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 - 1823 - 372 pages
...Unblemish'd let me live, or die unknown ; Oh, grant me honest fame, or grant me none. — Popf. 12. As one, who long in populous city pent, Where houses...Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight ; The sntell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance,...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 3-4

British essayists - 1823
...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...farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight t The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound. Those...
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Oeuvres, Volume 15

Jacques Delille - English poetry - 1824
...il entre au fortuné bocage, Où la beauté hâtoit son innocent ouvrage. 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 kine, Or daily, each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance, with nymph-like step, fair...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...Egyptian spouse. Much he the place adrair'd, the person more. As one who long in populous city pent, 445 Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth...met conceives delight, The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, 450 Or dairy', each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance with nymphlike step fair...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...Egyptian spouse. Much he the place admir'd, the person more. As one who long in populous city pent, 445 Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth...met conceives delight, The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, 450 Or dairy', each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance with nymphlike step fair...
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The every-day book, or, The guide to the year

William Hone - 1825
...or accounted for. On this occasion, I could not but reflect upon a beautiful simile in Miiton :— t an April night Would be too short for him to utter...disburthen his full soul Of all its music ! 1 know a gro faring Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight : The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...sapient king Held dalliance with his fnir Egyptian spouse. MILTON •lint Much he the place admir'd, the person more. As one who long in populous city...conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; If chance, with nymph-like step, fair...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1826
...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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