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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... "
The Beauties of English Poetry - Page 56
by Peter Pindar - 1804
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1753
...king of Ethiopia, after, having mankind, and exhibits them 'In trhintphed over 1T the beauties of The Sea- Nymphs, and their pow'rs offended: Yet thou art higher far defcended, Thee bright-hair'd Vefta long of yore Tofolitary Saturn borej His daughter (he (in Saturn's...
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Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso

John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
...the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view 1 5 O'erlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue. Black, but such as in esteem, Prince Memnon's...queen that strove To set her beauties praise above ao The Sea-Nymphs, and their pow'rs offended. Yet thou art higher far descended, Thee bright-hair'd...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...human sight, And therefore to our weaker view , , ,. . jg O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's bue } Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister...queen that strove To set her beauties' praise above • so The sea-nymphs, and their pow'rs offended t Yet thou art higher far descended, Thee bright-hair'd...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Ialian, and Latin, with Translations ...

Thomas Warton - 1791 - 608 pages
...Memnon's lifter might befeem, Or that ftarr'd Ethiop queen that ftrove To fet her beauty's praife above 20 The Sea- Nymphs, and their pow'rs offended : Yet thou art higher far defcended j Thee bright-hair'd Vefta, long of yore, To folitary Saturn bore j His daughter Ihe, in...
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton - 1799 - 124 pages
...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...that strove To set her beauties' praise above The sea-nymphs, and their pow'rs offended: Yet thou art higher far descended; Thee bright-hair'd Vesta...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...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...queen that strove To set her beauties praise above The sea-nymphs, and their pow'rs offended ; Yet thou art higher far descended, Thee, bright hair'd Vesta,...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 1

1804
...we are told, that to adapt her visage to our weaker view, it is Oc'r laid with blaci; staid wisdom's hue.... Black, but such as, in esteem, Prince Memnon's...Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above The Sea Nymphs.... The poet could not but be aware, that to give his goddess...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - 1804
...weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue : Black, but such as in esteem Prince MEMNOS'S sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop Queen that strove To set her beauties' praise above The Sea-Nymphs, and their pow'rs offended : Yet thou art higher far descended, Thee bright-hair'd VESTA...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...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 sister might beseem , Or that starr'd Ethiope queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above The sea-nymphs , and their powers offended...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue; Black, hut such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem: Or that starr'd Ethiop queen lhat strove To set her beauties praise above The sea-nymphs, and their powers offended. Yet thou art...
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