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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...sun-beams, Or likest hovering dreams 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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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

English poetry - 1826
...pensio?iers 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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The Practice of Elocution, Or A Course of Exercises for Acquiring the ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - Elocution - 1826 - 213 pages
...and holy, Hail, divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of mortal sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Come pensive Nun, devout and pure, Sober, stedfast and demure, All in that robe of darkest grain...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...you ace to note whether it hits for the most part. lil. Natural Hutory. Hail, diyinest melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight. ĦI'Jtim. But tbou bringest valour too and wit, Two things that seldom fail to hit. Hudibrai, But with...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. 10 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 is O'erlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...pensioners of Morpheus' train. 10 But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail, cHvincst Melancholy! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view 15 O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue; . Black, but snch as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...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'relaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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The Book of Gems: Chaucer to Prior

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1836
...But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy, Whose saintly visage is too hright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'relaid with hlack, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, hut such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. 10 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 15 O'erlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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