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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, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...on his western throne attend. Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied; for beast and...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...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...pious feel ? CRABBE. Moon Light. Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied; for beast and...all night long her amorous descant sung; " ' Silence Silence was pleas'd : now glov/d tte 'firmament With living sapphire; Hesperus, that led The starry...
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Sketches in Verse

Robert Hutchinson Rose - 1810 - 184 pages
...shard-borne beetle with his drowsy hum Hath rung night's yawning peal. Casts her light mantled] • The moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length, Apparent...light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. Par. Lost. This is finely in opposition to SHAKSPEARE'S " blanket of the dark," which the lady is unwilling...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 1

1806
...sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy conch, these to their nests Were slunk, all but the wakeful...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was plcas'd : now glow'd the firmament With livid saphires : Hcspcru?, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...long her am'rous descant sung : , Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living saphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...Rising in clouded majesty, at length, Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve : "Fair...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...Adam and Eve retiring to rest* Now came still evening.on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and...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...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...ADAM and EVE, retiring to rest. Now came still ev'ning on, and twilight gray Had in her sober liv'ry all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and...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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Kisses:: Being a Poetical Translation of the Basia of Joannes Secundus ...

Janus (Secundus) - 1812 - 184 pages
...Eclogue to Mr. Juhnson. Milton too has a similar expression, in these beautifully descriptive lines : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. ^^ «. See, in.her hand An...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied ; for beast anil 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 sapphires ; Hesperus, that led 605 The starry host,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sungf : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that...Rising in clouded majesty, at length, Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve. Fair...
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