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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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Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy: Delivered at the Royal Institution ...

Sydney Smith - Electronic book - 1850 - 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...morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoin' d, from each thin;; met conceives delight ; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or...
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The Influence of Milton on English Poetry

Raymond Dexter Havens - English poetry - 1922 - 722 pages
...with ease. Ib. iii. i-io. As one who long detained on foreign shores Pants to return. Ib. v. 832-3. As one who, long in populous city pent, Where houses...issuing on a summer's morn to breathe Among the pleasant milages and farms Adjoin'd,from each thing met conceives delight . . . If chance with nymph-like step...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...Laertes' son, Or that, not mystic, where the sapient king Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian tpouse. 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...
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Paradise Lost: Introduction

John Broadbent - Literary Criticism - 1972 - 175 pages
...like a countryman because you were still in control, writing an epic. So when Satan comes to tempt As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...morn to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight, The smell of grain, or tedded grass [tossed for hay],...
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The Mystical Design of Paradise Lost

Galbraith Miller Crump - Poetry - 1975 - 194 pages
...Mystic, where the Sapient King Held dalliance with his fair Egyptian Spouse. Much hee the Place admir'd, the Person more As one who long in populous City pent,...met conceives delight, The smell of Grain, or tedded Grass, or Kine, Or Dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound; If chance with Nymphlike step fair Virgin...
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Anxiety in Eden: A Kierkegaardian Reading of Paradise Lost

John S. Tanner - Business & Economics - 1992 - 209 pages
...enchanting simile powerfully interrogates Satan's mode of autonomous selfhood, and finds it wanting. 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 Nymphlike step fair Virgin...
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Poetry, Space, Landscape: Toward a New Theory

Chris Fitter - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 322 pages
...almost inevitable Milton's comparison of Satan's escape from hell into Eden with a Londoner's excursion: As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...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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Village Walks in Britain

Automobile Association (Great Britain) - Travel - 1996 - 264 pages
...back to the start of the walk. CENTRAL ENGLAND AND EAST ANGLIA APPLEBY MAGNA, LEICESTERSHIRE A, LS one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick...farms Adjoin'd, from each thing met conceives delight. MILTON - PARADISE LOST VILLAGE WALKS IN BRITAIN CENTRAL ENGLAND AND EAST ANGLIA ABBOTS BROMLEY 135,...
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John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Nicholas Roe - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 315 pages
...reflected traditional wisdom," on which Milton had drawn for the pastoral simile in Paradise Lost Book IX: As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses...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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Early Urban Planning, Volume 8

Patrick Abercrombie - City planning - 2004 - 260 pages
...with its opening antithesis : As one who long in populous city pent Where houses thick and sewers l annoy the air Forth issuing on a summer's morn to...met conceives delight, The smell of grain or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound. . . . The final touch—the climax—is...
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