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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 English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1827 - 263 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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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Character, Literary ..., Volume 25

Olinthus Gregory - Authors, English - 1828 - 472 pages
...dead, and darkness how profound ! Nor eye, nor list'ning ear, an object finds ; Creation sleeps. Young. 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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A Description of More Than Three Hundred Animals: Interspersed with ...

Zoology - 1829 - 476 pages
...their verses ; a few of these we cannot resist giving : -Beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk ; all but the wakeful...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased. MILTON. And in the violet-embroider'd vale, Where the love-lorn Nightingale Nightly to thee...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...Eve'& Conversation and Evening Worship. — 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 nest Were sunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous...
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Harmonia ruralis; or, An essay towards a natural history of British song birds

James Bolton - 1830
...of the approach of evening. " 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 descant sung." 29 " Why sleep'st thou Eve ? now is the pleasant time, The cool, the silent, save where silence yields...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...Spring. EVENING CONVERSATION BETWEEN ADAM AND EVE. 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, in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1831 - 294 pages
...; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 Thejt4ftJihJeJ^grassj_c,o•up•h!-t}iCSe"tJTIieir nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descaht aung ; Silence was pleased : Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that...
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Oeuvres de Delille, Volume 1

Jacques Delille, Virgil, John Milton, Pierre-François Tissot - 1832
...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 Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous...
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The Monthly Repository and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 3

1833
...the variety of numbers, than that of Milton : " Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had m her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were sunk, all but the wakeful nightingale: She all night long her amorous...
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Notes, chiefly intended to point out the correspondence between the portions ...

Notes - 1834
...Ps. viii. p. 2. } , * . } ^€M Evening Meditation. 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 Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous...
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