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" Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid, Tunes her nocturnal note. "
Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published - Page 286
by John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 pages
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...Tunes her no&urnal Note. Thus with the Year Seafons return, but not to me returns • Day, or the fweet Approach of Ev'n or Morn, Or Sight of vernal bloom, or Summer's Rofe, Or Flocks, or Herds, or Human Face divine ; But Cloud inftead, and ever-during Dark Surrounds...
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The Village Curate,: A Poem

James Hurdis - English poetry - 1819 - 156 pages
...love of sacred song ; to us Displaying nature, and the blissful scenes Of Paradise, though not to him returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn,...summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine. Sweet bard, that bears us softly now, and, smooth As that unwrinkled flood that slowly winds...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...And Tiresas and Phineus prophet! old: Then feed on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious numbers; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nofturnal note. Thus with the year 43 Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...Tiresias and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 40 Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Books - 1799
...that unconscious of any loss, he could mourn, with so much apparent feeling, 'his insensibility of " Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n, or morn, Or sight...summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ?" could the ^xijg-.ff-nis' iyy,i: of Homer, to use the words of Dr.Darwfn — the long shadow...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 29

1799
...that unconscious of any loss, he could mourn, with so much apparent feeling, his insensibility of " Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n, or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flucks, or herds, ,cr human face divine ?" could the oxi^-a-jrii iy^o- f Homer, to use the words...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...prophets old i Then feed on thoughts, that voluntary move Harmonious numhers; as the wakeful hird Sinffs darkling, and in shadiest covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year Se isnns return; hut not to me returns D ^y, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight iif vernal...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...And Tiresas and Phineus prophets old : Then feed on thoughts that voluntary move Harmonious numbers ; as the wakeful bird Sings darkling, and in shadiest...covert hid Tunes her nocturnal note. Thus with the year 40 Seasons return, but not to me returns Day, or the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, Or sight of vernal...
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A Tour Through the Northern Counties of England, and the Borders ..., Volume 1

Richard Warner - England - 1802
...the pathetic lament of Milton: " For with the year " Seasons return; but not to us return " Day, nor the sweet approach of ev'n or morn, " Or sight of..." Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine; " But clouds instead, and ever-during dark " Surround us ; from the cheerful ways of men " Cut off, and,...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1803
...Milton: " For with the year Seasons return ; but not to us return Day, nor the sweet approach of ey'n or morn, Or sight of vernal bloom, or summer's rose, Or flocks, or herds, or human face divine ; But clouds instead, and ever-during dark, Surround us; from the cheerful ways of men Cut off, and, for...
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