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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... "
Beauties of the British Poets ... - Page 68
by George Croly - 1850 - 395 pages
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The popular educator

Popular educator - 1767
...whence it was thought came habitual sadness. " But hail, thon goddess, sage and holy. Hail, diviuest melancholy .' Whose saintly visage is too bright To...weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue." Viltoit, " H Pentmn." Ifeia, of Greek origin (JUTO, pronounced mot-ta), signifying after, and denoting...
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Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso

John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
...zu den verschiednen Absichten die nämlichen Bilder, und dan nämlichen Gang im Gedicht beibehält. Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit 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 sister might...
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - 1799 - 124 pages
...pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail thou goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy, Whose faintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight,...esteem, Prince Memnon'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...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...uniform. •' But hail, them goddess sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy, J. Whose saintly image is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And...esteem Prince Memnon'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...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed authors, by ...

John Wolcot - 1804
...pensioners of MORPHEUS' train. But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy ! Hail, divinest MELAXCHOLY ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense...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...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
..., thou Goddess , sage and holy , Hail , divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright Tn hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our...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...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed Authors ...

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...and numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams, But hail, thou Goddess, sage and holy I Hail, divinest MELANCHOLY ! Whose saintly visage is...therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdem's hue : Black, but such as in esteem Prince MEMNON'S sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...people the sun-beams, Or likest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail them Goddess, sage and holy, Hail divinest Melancholy,...staid Wisdom's hue; Black, but such as in esteem, I'rince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiope queen that strove To set her beauty's...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...the sunbeams, Or likeliest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, I him goddess, sage and holy! Hail, divinest Melancholy...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...
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The Athenaeum: A Magazine of Literary and Miscellaneous ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Arts - 1807
...sight, And therefore to oar weaker view U'rrlaut with black, staid Wisdom's fade; « • Black, Inn such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem,...above The sea-nymphs, and their powers offended." Melancholy is here represented, it was first observed, as a negro, for what else can be implied by...
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