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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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 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 peertess light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve. Fair...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd die to lie bid ; sea he had scarch'd, and land, From Eden...river Ob ; Downward as far antarctic; and in length unvcil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve. " Fair...
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The Englishman's fire-side

...kind is afforded to the saving poor man by the establishment of SAVINGS' BANKS. A MOONLIGHT SCENE. 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. THERE are certain great and...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Physics - 1821 - 311 pages
...thoĢe beautiful lines of Milton : 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 glow'd the firmament With living saphirs: Hesperus, that led The stair; host, rode brightest,...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ...

Edward Polehampton - Natural history - 1821
...subject ; the first describes the approach of evening, and the retiring of all animals to their repose : Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, They to their...nightingale, She all night long her amorous descant sung. When Eve passed the irksome night preceding her fall, she, in a dream, imagines herself thus reproached...
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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1821
...twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and hird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests,...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With livid sapphires; Hesperus, that led G0S The starry host, rode...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, Volume 1

John Milton - Bible - 1821
...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleased: 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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The Classical Journal, Volume 23

Classical philology - 1821
...grey Had in her sober livery all things clad; ". ' They to their grassy couch, these to their nesti Were slunk ; all but the wakeful nightingale, She...Silence was pleased; now glowed the firmament With livid Sapphires; Hesperus that led The starry host rode brightest, till the Moon Rising in clouded...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 263 pages
...on, and twiligh't grayHad in her sober liv'ry all tilings clad. Silence accompanied ; forecast und bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests...but the wakeful nightingale. •* She all night long heram'rous descant sung : *•Ģ Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament *Ģ With living sapphires...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Physics - 1821 - 311 pages
...night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd; now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs: 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. The planet next to Venus is...
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