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" But hail! thou Goddess sage and holy! Hail, divinest Melancholy! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's... "
The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed authors, by ... - Page 56
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...folly without father bred ! . . . . But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest melancholy, Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, &c." The same writer thus moralises on the life of * man, in a set of similes, as apposite as they...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou Goddess! sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy ! "Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...Wisdom's hue : Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem ; Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy ! Hail divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright, To hit the sense...wisdom's hue : Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop queen, that strove To set her beauty's praise...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...fickle pensioners of Morphens' train. But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...Wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memuon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop queen, that strove To set her beauty's praise...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou godde., sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy! ЛУЪозе saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human...Wisdom's hue; Black, but such as In esteem. Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauties' praisp...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail thou Goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy, s I it y , ; Slack, but ntch as in esteem Aiinee Memnon's sister might beseem, Эr that starr'd Ethiop queen that...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...Dr. act ii. 8. 1. of the faery queen, But hail thou Goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy, Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue ; This was in consequence of Qu. Elizabeth's fashionable establishment of a band of military courtiers...
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Trials: A Tale, Volume 1

Mary Ann Kelty - 1824 - 957 pages
...house we at present inhabit, _? But hail, thoo goddess, sage and holy; Hail, divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight," — he repeated, raising his fine, expressive eyes as he spoke, and looking so in unison with the words...
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Trials, by the author of 'The favourite of nature'.

Mary Ann Kelty - 1824
...house we at present inhabit, — " But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy ; Hail, divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight," — he repeated, raising his fine, expressive eyes as he spoke, and looking so in unison with the words...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...fiekle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest Melaneholy, blaek, staid Wisdom's hue ; Blaek, but sueh as in esteem Prinee Meumon's sister might beseem, Or that...
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