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" 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
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The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq; ...

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - English essays - 1709
...flat fea funk. And Wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired folitude : Where, with her beft nurfe, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftje of refort Were all too ruffled, and fometimes impair'd : He that has light within his own clear...
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Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

John Bell - English drama - 1777
...flat fea funk : and wifdom's felf Oft feeks to fweet retired folitude ; 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 ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...flat fea funk. And wifdom's felf 375 Oft feeks to fweet retir'd folitude, 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 ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...flat fea funk. And wifdom's felf 375 Oft fecks to fweet retir'd folitude, 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 ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fiat fea funk. And wifdom's felf 375 Oft fecks to fweet retir'd fulitude, 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 ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 5, Page 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...the flat fea funk. And wifdom's felf Oft fceks to fweet retir'd folitude, 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 ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear...
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Bell's British Theatre, Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays ...

John Bell - 1780
...flat fea funk; and Wifdom's felf " Oft' feeks to fweet retired folitude, "Where with herbcft 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. " He that has light within his own...
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Merry wives of Windsor. Much ado about nothing

William Shakespeare - 1785
...the sense of altogether (which Mr. Warton has judiciously restored) is used in the same context, " She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, " That in the various bustle of resort " Were aU-to ruffled " In North's Plutarch is a passage which will confirm the observation above: " setting...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin

John Milton - 1785 - 620 pages
..."FLAT." Again, B. ii. 222. Of beauty. All Oft feeks to fweet retired folitude, Where with her beft nurfe contemplation She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various buftle of refort Were all to ruffled, and fometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own...
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford: Or, Guide Through the University ...

1787 - 152 pages
...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 ruffled, and fometimes impair M. after having puffed the Buft of Locke,...
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