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Comus, a maske - Page 11
by John Milton - 1902 - 29 pages
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...Virtue 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 wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He, that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' the...
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Cowper's Milton, in Four Volumes: Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's ...

William Hayley, John Milton, William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1810
...Virtue 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...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He, that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' the...
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The works of Richard Hurd

Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1811
..." contending with a great original." You remember these lines of Milton in his Comus, 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 impair'd. On which Dr. Warburton has the following note. " Mr. Pope has...
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The modern British drama

British drama - 1811
...Virtue 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...wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all so ruffled, and sometimes inipair'd. He, that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i' tli'...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...contending with a great original." / You remember these lines of Milton in his Comus, 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 impair'd. On which Dr. Warburton has the following note. " Mr. Pope has...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 2

English drama - 1811
...Virtue 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...lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of report Were all so ruffled, and sometimes iirpair'd. He, that has light within his own clear breast,...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...it may, when 'isdom herself is forced often In sweet retired solitude To plume her feathers, and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. It is a foolish thing that without money one mnot either live...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 12, Issue 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1813
...from Comus : Musing meditation most affects The pensive secresy of desert cell ; And 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 impair'd. " The front of the grotto is partially concealed by ivy and other...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 12, Issue 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1813
...from Coinus : Musing meditation most affects The pensive secresy of desert cell; And 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 impair'(i. " The front of the grotto is partially concealed by ivy and other...
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Discoveries in Hieroglyphics and Other Antiquities, Volume 6

Robert Deverell - 1813
...and promoting chastity (JzlJ). I Were in the.flat sea sunk ; and wisdom's self 375 Oft seeks to-sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse contemplation,...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'...
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