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" They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long her amorous descant sung: Silence was pleased. "
La Belle Assemblée
1806
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Glover, Whitehead ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...sober liv'ry all things clad. Silence accompanied : for beast, and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk : all but the wakeful nightingale! She all night long her am'rous descant sung. Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...III. Discourse between Adam and Eve retiring to rest* Now came still evening.on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch} these to their nests Were slunk ; all but the wakeful nightingale. She all. night long her amorous...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...sober liv'ry all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk ; all but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long her am'rous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the- firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...livery all things clad; Silence accompanied ; for beast anil bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful...all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires ; Hesperus, that led 605 The starry host,...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

E. Polehamton - 1815
...all animals to their repose : Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy much, these to their nests, Were slunk ; all but the wakeful...nightingale. She all night long her amorous descant sung. When Ere passed the irksome night preceding her fall, she, in a dream, imagines herself thus reproached...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1815 - 262 pages
...YilSi 00RSE BETWEEM ADA.M AWD EYE, RETIRING TO REST. Wovi- came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk ; «11 but the wakeful nightingale, She all night long her ;:")Yrms...
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The contemplative philosopher: or, Short essays on the various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817
...imagery, and variety of numbers, than that of Milton: " Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, ' Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...BETWEEN ADAM AND EVE ON RETIRING TO REST. BY THE SAME. Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nest* Were, slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...Silence accompanied ; for beast ami hire They to their grassy couch, these to their nest, Were sunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glowM the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest...
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Letters, During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - Europe - 1818 - 312 pages
...those exquisitely beautiful lines of our great poet: Now came still evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied, for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, ,Wefe-slunk,-all lint.I lie wakeful nightingale; sKe. all night lonj£her...
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