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" There, held in holy passion still, Forget thyself to marble, till With a sad, leaden, downward cast Thou fix them on the earth as fast. "
The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors - Page 262
by Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...and demure, Ail in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of Cyprus lawn, Over thy decent shoulders drawn. Come, but keep...Thou fix them on the earth as fast : And join with thee calm Peace, and Quiet, Spare Fast, that oft with gods doth diet; And hears the Muses, in a ring,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...demure, All in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of cypress-lawn, elf that decrnest other's deed, And truth thee shall...dredc. That*0 thee is sent receive in buxornness ;SI Wich a sad leaden downward cast, Thou fix them on the earth as fast ; And join with thee calm Peace,...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1847
...demure, All in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of cypress-lawn, Lives in his issue, even so the race Of Shakspearc's...filed lines : In each of which he seems to shake a cyce: There held in holy passion still, Forget thyself to marble, till, With a sad leaden downward...
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Feriae anniversariae: observance of the Church's holy-days no ..., Volume 2

Richard Mant (bp. of Down, Connor and Dromore.) - 1847
...turn of thought and language with the great poet, in his address to Meditation, " devout and pure!" Come, but keep thy wonted state, With even step, and...with the skies, Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes .... And join with thee calm Peace, and Quiet, Spare Fast, that oft with Gods doth diet, And hears...
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L'allegro and Il Penseroso

John Milton - 1848 - 60 pages
...and demure, All in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of Cyprus lawn, Over thy decent shoulders drawn. Come, but keep...downward cast, Thou fix them on the earth as fast: 48 And join with thee calm Peace, and Quiet, Spare Fast, that oft with Gods, doth diet, And hears the...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...demure, All in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of cypress-lawn, e fint opens a little eye of heaven, and sends away...cloud, and peeps over the eastern hills, thrustin thce calm Peace, and Quiet, Spare Fast, that oft with gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring,...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...and demure, All in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of cypress lawn Over thy decent shoulders drawn. Come ; but keep...Thou fix them on the earth as fast. And join with thee calm Peace and Quiet, Spare Fast, that oft with gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 4

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1879
...melancholy it would be dissipated by his sublime description of her : — And sable stole of Cyprus* lawn Over thy decent shoulders drawn. Come, but keep...with the skies, Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes." Now, let us see what kind of mirth is worthless, and its contrasted pleasures. First, cries " the pensive...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...and demure, All in a robe of darkest grain, Flowing with majestic train, And sable stole of cypress e did ascend. (II, i) 45 When beggars die there are...of princes. (II, ii) 44 That we shall die, we know; (1. 31—42) 17 Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string. Drew iron tears...
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Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance ...

Peter C. Herman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 284 pages
...diametrically opposed to II Penseroso's instructions to Melancholy: Come, but keep thy wonted state, With ev'n step, and musing gait. And looks commercing with the...held in holy passion still. Forget thyself to Marble (11. 39-43) Nothing could seem further from L' Allegro's invitation to "trip it as ye go / On the light...
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