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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
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a life of the author by A. Chalmers ...

John Milton - 1881
...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 surpass'd and goddess-like deport, Though not as she with bow and quiver ann'd 390 But...
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Readings from Milton

John Milton - 1886 - 308 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, 39°...
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Poetry as a Representative Art, Volume 3

George Lansing Raymond - Aesthetics - 1886 - 346 pages
...particulars of the myths to which reference is made. 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 Minor Poems of John Milton

John Milton - 1887 - 229 pages
...minsen on the. plain." The Dryades are the wood-nymphs of // Pens. 137. Cf. PL ix. 387 : *' Soft she withdrew, and, like a wood-nymph light, Oread or Dryad, or of Delia's train, Betook her to the groves." 972. Assays. Trials ; as in P, L. iv. 932 : " From hard assays and ill successes past," etc. 976. To...
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A Primer of English Verse: Chiefly in Its Ęsthetic and Organic Character

Hiram Corson - English language - 1892 - 232 pages
...Fearless, unfeared, he slept. — ix. 179-187. 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 Poetical Works of John Milton: English and Latin, Volume 2

John Milton - 1892 - 1 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 389 Though not, as she, with bow and quiver armed, But...
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Paradise Lost: In Twelve Books

John Milton - 1894
...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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Latin and Greek verse translations, by W. Baker

1895
...QUEEN'S COLL. SCHOLARSHIPS, OXFORD, 1891. 61 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 60 Mentis opes ; sed quos Musse docuere benignaj Vocibus ingenuis uti, numerosque dederunt, Illis,...
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Pages from a Private Diary

Henry Charles Beeching - Clergy - 1898 - 352 pages
..."Tempest" Masque: "Great Juno comes, I know her by her gait," and Milton, speaking of Eve — " 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 surpass'd and goddess-like deport." It is a pure pleasure to have one's eyes opened to...
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Poetry as a Representative Art: An Essay in Comparative Aesthetics

George Lansing Raymond - Aesthetics - 1899 - 356 pages
...particulars of the myths to which reference is made. 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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