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" Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale, She all night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased : now... "
The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems, Correspondence, and ... - Page 161
by William Cowper - 1836
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...pleas'd: now glow'd the firmament With livid saphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brighest, till the moon Rising in clouded majesty, at length...light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve. Fair Consort, th' hour Of night, and all things now retir'd to rest 611 Mind...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led 605 The starry host, rode brightest, till the Moon, Rising...light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve: Fair Consort, th' hour 610 Of night, and all things now retir'd to rest, Mind...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...the wakeful nightingale; She all night long heram'rous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd ; now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires: Hesperus, that led . The starry host, rode hrightest, till the moon Rising in elouded majesty, ai lengths Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With livid sapphires : Hesperus, that led 605; The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon Rising...light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. WHEN Adam thus to Eve. Fair Consort, th' hour Of night, and all things now retir'd to rest 6 1 1 Mind...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 3

John Britton - Architecture - 1802
...grave and majestic circle of Skiddaw, " till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length A potent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw ;" — when the long-protracted shades the mountains cast on the bosom of the lake, showed the vastness...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 3

John Britton - Architecture - 1802
...grave and majestic circle of Skiddaw, " till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length A potent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw ;" — when the long-protracted shades the mountains cast on the bosom of the lake, showed the vastness...
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin: Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - Electronic book - 1804 - 313 pages
...moon-light scenery in Milton. It is never more. charming than in the following instance : Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that...brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty, o'er all Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. Since...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode hrightest, till the moon. Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs j Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. EVE describes /zerHAPPiNEss in (MILTON.) WITH thee conversing I forget all time ; All seasons, and...
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The heirs of Villeroy

Henrietta Rouvière Mosse - 1806
...united to virtue, industry, and social intercourse. Anna fixed her mild blue eyes on the moon, which " Rising, in clouded majesty, at length, " Apparent...light, " And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw ;" and lifted up her gentle soul in admiration and praise of the Divine Author of the creation's great...
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