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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 Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 21

William Shakespeare - 1821
...in the day, " As shaming anie eye should thee behold — ." So, Milton's Paradise Lost, book iv. : " These to their nests " Were slunk ; all but the wakeful...; " She all night long her amorous descant sung." To record anciently signified to sing. So, in Sir Philip Sydney's Ourania, by NB [Nicholas Breton]...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 764 pages
...numbers, than that of Milton : — Now eatng still evening on, and twilight gray Had m her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied ; for beast...all night long her amorous descant sung. Silence was pteas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus that led The starry host rode brightest,...
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The English Reading Book in Verse: Adapted to Domestic and to School Education

William Jillard Hort - English literature - 1822 - 212 pages
...ravish'd soul. EVENING. Milton. Now came still evening on ; and twilight grey Had in 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, rose...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1847
...seventeen minutes after seven. " Now came still evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied, for beast and...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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - Literature - 1822 - 304 pages
...sense; And rais'd thee from a coachman's fate To govern men and guide the state." WHITEHEAD, SECTION V. Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, They to their...all but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long he* am'rous descant sung: Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament ' With living sapphires: Hesperus,...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 16

British poets - 1822
...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 : "...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1822 - 264 pages
...She all oight long; her aii'roua descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament Wnli living sapphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host,...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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Paradise lost, a poem

John Milton - 1823
...and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and hird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests,...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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 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...moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length, Apparent qnecn, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve....
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Astronomy - 1824 - 236 pages
...those 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...was pleased; now glowed the firmament With living saphirs; Hesperus that led The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon Rising in clouded majesty,...
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