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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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 above...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

English poetry - 1840
...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...of human sight, And therefore to our, weaker view O'eriaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divincst Melancholy ! unc'd Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy ! {\ E Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy ! gh Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...hovering dreams, IL PENSEROSO. 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 above...
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The Penny Protestant operative, Volumes 4-7

Protestant association - 1843
...considers that the illumination of Maynooth is too bright ; that it would dazzle the empire; that, " Its saintly visage is too bright, To hit the sense of human sight." Or is it an act of grace to the systemDoes the prime minister suspect — does the prime minister believe...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail ! thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail ! divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's line ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop queen...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 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, 9 Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...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, 9 N 2 Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise...
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