Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 21 - 30 of 170 on Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude Where with her best nurse Contemplation She plumes....
" Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude Where with her best nurse Contemplation She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all to ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his owne "
Comus, a maske - Page 11
by John Milton - 1902 - 29 pages
Full view - About this book

Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...would By her ova radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self 37? Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with her...wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' th'...
Full view - About this book

The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...flat fea funk. And wifdom's felf 375 Oft feeks to fweet retir'd folitude, Where with her belt nurfe contemplation She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various- buftle of refort Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own...
Full view - About this book

British Theatre: The miser, by Henry Fielding

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...would " By her own radiant light tho' sun and moon " Were in the flat sea sunk; and Wisdom's self " Oft' seeks to sweet retired solitude, " Where with...her wings, " That in the various bustle of resort 50 .«' Benighted walks under the raid-day sun; " Himself is his own dungeon. T. Bra. " 'Tis most true...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists: The Lounger

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...and character of those verses which are employed in describing it ? And Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse...her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That, in the bustling hurry of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. As these dispositions and sentiments...
Full view - About this book

The meditations of a recluse: chiefly on religious subjects

John Brewster - 1802
...XXI. On religious Meditation. —— And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Wliert, with her best nurse, contemplation, She plumes her...feathers and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustles of resort Were * all to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. MILTON. W HEN the mind of man is fully...
Full view - About this book

The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1803
...ue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude: Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her leathers, and 1¿ts crow her wings, That in he varion' bustle of resort Were all too rufiled, and sometimes...
Full view - About this book

Select British Classics, Volume 32

English literature - 1803
...indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's self Oft geeks the sweet retLred solitude, "Where, with her best nurse Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow htr wing?. That, in the bustling hurry of resort. Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired. In...
Full view - About this book

The new Oxford guide: or, Companion through the University. To which is ...

1803
...fecrecy of defert Cell, And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bultle of Refort, Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. The front of the Grotto is almoft concealed...
Full view - About this book

A pocket companion for Oxford. [Entitled] A new pocket companion for Oxford ...

1804
...fecrecy of defert Cell; And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired Solitude, Where with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes her Feathers, and lets grow her Wings, That in the various Buftle of Refort Were all too raffled, and fometimes impair'd. Proceeding through a continuation of...
Full view - About this book

Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...suspend the dashing oar, To bid his gentle spirit rest." Milton thus personifies AVisdom, " Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where with her...wings, That in the various bustle of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired," Par. Lost. And Warton describes the advance of Evening: M While...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download PDF