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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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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...wakeful nightingale : She all night long her plaintive 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.— —MILTON Night, sable...
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Astronomy, as it is Known at the Present Day: With an Account of the Nature ...

George G. Carey - Astronomy - 1825 - 166 pages
...Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With livid sapphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode...Rising in clouded majesty, at length, , Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. MILTON. Venus is computed to...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - Physics - 1826 - 220 pages
...those beautiful lines of Milton Now came stili evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; ,. Silence accompanied ; for beast...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas 'd; now glowed the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus that led The starry host, rode brightest,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - English poetry - 1826 - 807 pages
...western throne attend. Now came si ill Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all tilings clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They...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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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand), John Lauris Blake - Astronomy - 1826 - 252 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...nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant sung; _ Silence was pleas'd ; now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires Hesperus, that led The starry...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - Bible - 1826 - 294 pages
...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,...her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased : Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led COS The starry host, rode brightest,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 pages
...Adam and Eve, retiring to rest, 1 Now came still ev'ning on, and twilight gray Had in her sober liv'ry all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and...to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were sunk ; all but the wakeful nightingale. She, alj night long, her am'rous descant sung : • Silence...
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The Paradise Lost of Milton, Volume 1

Bible - 1827 - 24 pages
...his western throne attend. 597 Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast...led The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon, 606 Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveiled her peerless light, And o'er the dark...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1827 - 188 pages
...— Palmer's Aphorisms. EVENING. 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 vivid sapphires; Hesperus, 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 - 1827 - 264 pages
...Mam 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...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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