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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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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...ADA.M AWD EYE, RETIRING TO REST. Wovi- 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 ; 11 but the wakeful nightingale, She all night long her ;:")Yrms descant sung : Silence was pleas'd....
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815
...all animals to their repose : Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy much, these to their nests, Were slunk ; all but the wakeful...nightingale. She all night long her amorous descant sung. When Ere passed the irksome night preceding her fall, she, in a dream, imagines herself thus reproached...
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The Contemplative Philosopher: Or, Short Essays on the Various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817
...numbers, than that of Milton: " Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous deseant sung ; Silence was pleased : now glowed the firmament With living sapphirs: Hesperus, that...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 48

England - 1840
...skies," who acknowledge her precedence, and give place to her glory as she moves among them. " 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." No. CCXCVII. voL. XLVIII....
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...things clad : Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nest* Were, slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; She...her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleased : now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest, till...
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Letters, During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - Europe - 1818 - 312 pages
...clad ; Silence accompanied : for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, H Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale , She...Rising in clouded majesty at length, Apparent queen, unveil'd tier peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. From Vermanton we proceeded...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1819 - 258 pages
...twilight gray Had in her sober liv'ry all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, i They to their grassy couch, these to their nests,...but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long her am'rous descant sung'; Silence was pleased. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus,...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 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...night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glovv'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode...
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Letters During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - Electronic book - 1819 - 336 pages
...long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased : now glowed 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." From Vermanton we proceeded...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 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...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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