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" Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew ; and like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves, but Delia's self In gait... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 248
edited by - 1779
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The Saint Pauls Magazine, Volume 10

Anthony Trollope - 1872
...has placed a bevy of female, figures in the fresh and stainless manner of the Miltonic Eve : — She, like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves ; but Delia's self In gait surpassed, and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver arin'd, But...
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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873
...or to poem. Book IX. xxvm. THE FIRST SEDUCER. THUS saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew, and like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad,...Delia's train, Betook her to the groves ; but Delia's self Tn gait surpass'd, and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver arm'd, But with...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON: WITH A Life of the Author

CHARLES DEXTER CLEVELAND - 1873
...viii. 546 and following.— THYEK. BOOK IX. Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew, and, like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad,...Delia's train, Betook her to the groves ; but Delia's self In gait surpassed, and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver arm'd, But with...
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Paradise lost, the text reprod. from the 1st ed. of 1667, with an appendix ...

John Milton - 1873
...Delia's felf In gate furpafs'd and Goddefs-like deport, 390 Though not as fhee with Bow and Quiver armd, But with fuch Gardning Tools as Art yet rude, Guiltlefs of fire had formd, or Angels brought. To Pates, or Pomona, thus adornd, Likeft me feemd, Pomona when me fled Vertumnus, or to Ceres in her Prime,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton. Edited, with Introductions ..., Volume 1

John Milton, Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1874 - 613 pages
...bent, the more shall shame him his repulse." Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew, and, like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad,...Delia's train, Betook her to the groves, but Delia's self In gait surpassed and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver armed, 390 But...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1875 - 767 pages
...repulse." Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew, and, like a wood-nymph ligh*, Oread, or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves; but Delia's sell, ID guit surpass'd, and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver arm'd But with...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...bent, the more shall shame him his repulse." Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she and Winter's hand Spreads wide her hoary mantle o'er...Now to the copse thy lesser spaniel take, Teach him self In gait surpass'd, and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver arm'd, But with...
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Great Scholars: Buchanan, Bentley, Porson, Parr and Others

Henry James Nicoll - Scholars - 1880 - 251 pages
...tale and fable ? " The beautiful passage — " Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew, and like a wood-nymph light Oread or Dryad,...Delia's train, Betook her to the groves, but Delia's self In gait surpassed, and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver armed, But with...
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The Odyssey, books i.-xii., tr. into Engl. verse with notes [&c.] by sir C ...

Homerus - 1880
...Wand'reth alone with bow and arrows keen To seek her game." — SPENSER, Faerie Queene, Bk. ii. c. 3. 31. " Like a wood-nymph light, Oread, or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the woods, but Delia's self In gait surpassed, and goddess-like deport. " — MILTON, Par. Lost, ix. 386....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Reprinted from the Best Editions, with ...

John Milton - 1881 - 562 pages
...bent, the more shall shame him his repulse." Thus saying, from her husband's hand her hand Soft she withdrew, and, like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad,...Delia's train, Betook her to the groves ; but Delia's self In gait surpassed, and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver armed, But with...
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