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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
edited by - 1804
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 345 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...pensioners2 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 sister3 might beseem ; Or that starred Ethiop queen4 that strove To set her beauty's praise...
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Imagination and Fancy, Or, Selections from the English Poets: Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 345 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...of human sight, And, therefore, to our weaker view, (ferlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince_Memnon's sister might...
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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...of human sight, And therefore, to our weaker view, Cftrlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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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...of human sight, And therefore, to our weaker view, Cferlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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Characters of Shakespeare's Plays

William Hazlitt - 1845 - 229 pages
...brood of 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 are...
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The Gem book of poesie, by the author of 'The ancient poets and poetry of ...

Gem book - 1846 - 160 pages
...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 Ethiope queen that strove To set her beauty's praise...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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 starred Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 345 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...sight, And therefore, to our weaker view, O'erlaid with Mack, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem,9 N 2 Or...
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Introduction to American Literature: Or, The Origin and Development of the ...

Eliphalet L. Rice - American literature - 1846 - 420 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...of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view, Overlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might...
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