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Comus, a maske - Page 11
by John Milton - 1902 - 29 pages
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Flora historica: or, The three seasons of the British parterre historically ...

Henry Phillips - Floriculture - 1829
...woodland banks, where Milton says— Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; VOL. I. I Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes...wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired. Camus. The lesser Periwinkle, Vinca Minor, is the most proper...
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The Christian family's assistant

Henry L. Popperwell - 1829
...affections of a Christian to the low and vain discourse of the world, renders him. * And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with...her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the yarious bustles of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes too impair'd. Milton. more happy in,...
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Englische Studien, Volume 25

Comparative linguistics - 1898
...wholesome Solitude, the nurse of sense: Where Contemplation prunes her ruffled wings. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet, retired Solitude; Where with her...wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all to-ruffled and some limes impair'd. And opes the Temple of Eternity. That opes the palace of Eternity....
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Englische Studien, Volume 25

Comparative linguistics - 1898
...wholesome Solitude, the nurse of sense: Where Contemplation prunes her ruffled wings. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet, retired Solitude; Where with her...wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all to-ruffled and some limes impair'd. And opes the Temple of Eternity. That opes the palace of Eternity....
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Englische studien: Organ für englische philologie unter ..., Volume 25

English philology - 1898
...wholesome Solitude, the nurse of sense: Where Contemplation prunes her ruffled wings. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet, retired Solitude; Where with her...wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all to-ruffled and some limes impair'd. And opes the Temple of Eternity. That opes the palace of Eternity....
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Englische Studien, Volume 25

Comparative linguistics - 1898
...ruffled wings. Comus 375- And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet, retired Solitude; Where with her liest nurse Contemplation, She plumes her feathers and lets...wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all to-ruffled and some times impair'd. Epilogue to the Satires. And opes the Temple of Eternity. ii. 235....
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Luther League Review, Volume 12

Lutheran Church - 1899
...active trained Leaguers, after a few years of patience and perseverance. Wisdom's self Oft seeks a sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse,...Contemplation, She plumes her feathers and lets grow her wings. —Milton. For Special Terme on Way of Salvation for Luther Leagues, apply to the author 1842 Beta...
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A Milton Encyclopedia, Volume 8

William Bridges Hunter - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 205 pages
...active life. He frequently contrasts quiet contemplation with the bustle of activity : And Wisdoms self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude Where with her...resort Were all to ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. (Mask 374-79) He decided to retire to his father's home for six years of study and contemplation following...
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A Milton Encyclopedia, Volume 8

William Bridges Hunter - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 205 pages
...active life. He frequently contrasts quiet contemplation with the bustle of activity : And Wisdoms self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude Where with her...resort Were all to ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. (Mask 374-79) He decided to retire to his father's home for six years of study and contemplation following...
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Callisto Myth from Ovid to Atwood: Initiation and Rape in Literature

Kathleen Wall - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 240 pages
...vertue would By her own radiant light, though Sun and Moon Were in the flat Sea sunk. And Wisdoms self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with her...and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own cleer brest May sit i'th center, and enjoy bright day, But he that hides a dark soul, and foul...
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