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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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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...Laertes' son; Or that, not mystic, 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, Or dairy,...
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Rambles by Rivers: The Avon, Volume 3

James Thorne - Avon River, Upper (England). - 1845 - 253 pages
...long absence from her. His descriptions are quite in the spirit of one " who, long in populous cities pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air,...farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight :'* and the gentle enthusiasm with which he dwells on such spots as are within the reach of every one...
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - Labor - 1847
...ro im • provement, no delightful evening•s ft hom'i. XXXVIII. THE WORKING-MAN IN THE COTTNTRT. " 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 " MILTOIT. EVERY man, until his taste...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...Egyptian spouse. Much he the place admired, 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 nymph-like step,...
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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - Ethics - 1849 - 424 pages
...milk, — or at hay in the haymaking season, without enjoying in imagination its delightful smell. " 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; If chance, with nymph-like step, fair...
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The Church-warder and domestic magazine, Volumes 4-5

...JOURNEY THROUGH KENT, WITH MY FRIEND, A COMMERCIAL TRAVELLER. " Comes jucundus in via pro vehiculo est" " As one who long in populous City pent, Where houses...to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms." — Milton. THUS SANQ the author of " Paradise Lost ;" and how delightfully has he described the citizen,...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...Laertes' son Or that, not mystic, where the sapient king Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian spouse. Much he the place admired, the person more. As one...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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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copius Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton, James Prendeville - 1850 - 382 pages
...mystic, ' 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...conceives delight — The smell of grain, or tedded grass,8 orkine, Or dairy — each rural sight — each rural sound ; If chance, with nymph-like step,...
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The Florist and Garden Miscellany, Volume 2

Flower gardening - 1850
...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...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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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - Ethics - 1850 - 391 pages
...milk, — or at hay in the haymaking season, without enjoying in imagination its delightful smell. " 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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