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" Now came still evening on, and twilight gray 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... "
Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets - Page 69
by Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 376 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795
...twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad; . Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descaot sung; Silence was pleas'd: now glow'd the firmament With livid saphires : Hesperus, that led...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796
...twilight grey Had in her sober liv'ry all things clad ; Silence accompany'd ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her am'rous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801
...twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With livid sapphires : Hesperus, that led 605; The starry host,...
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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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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Baltic Sea - 1805 - 480 pages
...language of the divine Milton : " Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied ; for beast...their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk • With living saphirs." now glowed the firmament Seated upon a rock, we for a long time contemplated...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all tilings clad : Silence accompanied ; for bea*t and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their...night 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,...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 3

Samuel Cooper Thacher, David Phineas Adams, William Emerson - American literature - 1806
...SUPR ; Silence was pleis'd ; now ^low'd the fírniAraent With living sapphirs : H -js penis, that Jed The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon •Rising...length Apparent queen, unveiled her peerless light, AoU o'er the dark lier silver mantle threw. MILTON. As when the moon, refulgent lamp of night ! O'er...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1807
...Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs : Hesperus, that led 605 The starry host, rode...
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A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of ..., Volume 27

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...language of the divine Milton : " Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied; for beast and...their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk now glowed the firmament With living saphires." Seated upon a rock, we for a long time contemplated...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...on his western throne attend. Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had iu her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast...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...
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