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" Spare Fast, that oft with gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Aye round about Jove's altar sing; And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his pleasure; But, first and chiefest, with thee bring Him that yon... "
Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ... - Page 118
by John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pages
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Poetry for schools

Frederick Charles Cook - 1849
...rapt soul sitting in thine eyes : Forget thyself to marble, till There, held in holy passion still, With a sad leaden downward cast Thou fix them on the...as fast: And join with thee calm Peace, and Quiet, And hears the Muses in a ring Spare Fast, that oft with gods doth diet, Aye round about Jove's altar...
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The hill Difficulty: or, The temptations ... of a Christian pilgrim

George Barrell Cheever - 1849 - 120 pages
...paraphrased this pleasant maxim in the Penseroso, adding another line on the pleasure of rural exercise — And join with thee calm Peace and Quiet, Spare Fast, that oft with gods doth diet : And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his pleasure. Intemperance is by no means...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...shoulders drawn. Come, but keep thy wonted state, With even step, and musing gait, And looks commercing with the skies, Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes:...with gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Aye round about Jove's altar sing : And add to these retir'd Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his...
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Beauties of the British poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...shoulders drawn. Come, but keep thy wonted state, With even step und musing gait ; And look's commercing with the skies, Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes...with Gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Aye round about Jove's altar sing : And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...Come, but keep thy wonted state, With even step, and musing gait, And looks commercing with the skieĢ, c8 Aye round about Jove's altar sing ; And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...even step, and musing gait; And looks commercing with the skies. Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes: Forget thyself to marble, till With a sad leaden downward...with gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Aye round about Jove's altar sing. And add to these retired Leisure, That in trim gardens takes his...
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Milton's English Poetry: Being Entries from A Milton Encyclopedia

William Bridges Hunter - Poetry - 1986 - 248 pages
..."keep thy wonted state, / With eev'n step, and musing gate." Images of discipline and detachment — "calm Peace, and Quiet, / Spare Fast, that oft with gods doth diet" — are decorous to Penserosos quest of the pleasures of contemplation, just as spontaneity of movement...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...shoulders drawn. Come, but keep thy wonted state. With even step and musing gait. And looks commercing (II, ii) 44 That we shall die, we know; (1. 31—42) 17 Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string. Drew iron tears...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 306 pages
...the delights of poetry itself. 'II Penseroso' likewise reveals a preoccupation with the poetic arts: And join with thee calm Peace and Quiet, Spare Fast,...with gods doth diet, And hears the Muses in a ring Aye round about Jove's Altar sing. (lines 45 8) The absent song of the nightingale is invoked, and...
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Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton, and Renaissance ...

Peter C. Herman - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 284 pages
...Melancholy: Come, but keep thy wonted state, With ev'n step, and musing gait. And looks commercing with the skies, Thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes:...held in holy passion still. Forget thyself to Marble (11. 39-43) Nothing could seem further from L' Allegro's invitation to "trip it as ye go / On the light...
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