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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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Letters during a tour through ... France, Savoy, Switzerland, Germany and ...

Thomas Raffles - 1818
...those exquisitely beautiful Hues of our great poet: Now came stHl 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, H Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale , She all night long her...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...111. 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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Wore ds, [drops Where freshness breathes, and dash the trembling pleas'd : now glow'd die firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 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 glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led / The starry host, rode...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott, John Walker, James Burgh - Elocution - 1820 - 407 pages
...Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, . They to their grassy couch, these to their nest Where sunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1821
...livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and hird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With livid sapphires; Hesperus, that led G0S The starry host, rode...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 21

William Shakespeare, Edmond Malone, James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, Alexander Pope, William Warburton, Edward Capell, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Sir Thomas Hanmer, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1821
...in the day, " As shaming anie eye should thee behold — ." So, Milton's Paradise Lost, book iv. : " These to their nests " Were slunk ; all but the wakeful...; " She all night long her amorous descant sung." To record anciently signified to sing. So, in Sir Philip Sydney's Ourania, by NB [Nicholas Breton]...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 23

Classical philology - 1821
...grey Had in her sober livery all things clad; ". ' They to their grassy couch, these to their nesti Were slunk ; all but the wakeful nightingale, She...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased; now glowed the firmament With livid Sapphires; Hesperus that led The starry host rode brightest,...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Physics - 1821 - 311 pages
...Do you recollect tho«e beautiful lines 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 amorous...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - Bible - 1821
...gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. 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, Wore slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous...
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