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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 Every-day Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1868
...be descr accounted for. On this occasion, I i not but reflect upon a beautiful simile i 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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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1826 - 294 pages
...person more. As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, 445 Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among...conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; 450 Jf chance, with nymphlike step,...
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The Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 2

1827
...son ; 44 1 Or that, not mystick, where the sapient king Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse. Much he the place admired, the person more. As one...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, 450...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...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 kinc, Or...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...person more. As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, 445 Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among...conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound ; 450 t If chance, with nymphlike step,...
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The Comparative Coincidence of Reason and Scripture, Volume 1

Apologetics - 1832
...Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse. Much he the place admir'd, the person more. * Horne. 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 ; If chance, with nymph-like step, fair...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 102, Part 1

English essays - 1832
...anything inanimate ;" a truth which is aptly illustrated by the well-known simile of Milton : " Ai one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick...met 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 Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Civilization - 1832
...towns may feel in an occasional excursion into the country : — " — One who long in populous cities pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air,...met conceives delight, The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound." It is a fashion, but we think an ignorant...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 1

1833
...grass and leaves, and the simplicity of the country. Is it not John Milton who singeth thus : — * As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each tiling met conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - Days - 1835
...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 kinr, Or...
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