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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: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1827 - 263 pages
...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*...to their grassy couch*, these to their nests', Were sunk*; all but the wakeful nightingale*. She', all night long', her am'rous descant sung* : Silence...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Character, Literary, Professional, and ...

Olinthus Gregory - Authors, English - 1828 - 472 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 silent mantle threw. Milton. Par. Lost. Book IV....
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First steps to astronomy and geography

First steps - Astronomy - 1828 - 386 pages
...Lucifer, or Phosphorus. ELIZABETH. Then it is Venus that Milton speaks of when he mentions Hesperus : " 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." MOTHER. The light of Venus...
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A Description of More Than Three Hundred Animals: Interspersed with ...

Zoology - 1829 - 476 pages
...poets have in all ages made it the theme of their verses ; a few of these we cannot resist giving : -Beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these...long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased. MILTON. And in the violet-embroider'd vale, Where the love-lorn Nightingale Nightly to thee her sad...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 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 peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. When Adam thus to Eve. Fair...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...CONVERSATION BETWEEN ADAM AND EVE. Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast...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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Harmonia ruralis; or, An essay towards a natural history of ..., Volume 149

James Bolton - 1830
...speaks of it as the " wakeful bird," which is repeated in his description of the approach of evening. " Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to...nightingale, She all night long her amorous descant sung." 29 " Why sleep'st thou Eve ? now is the pleasant time, The cool, the silent, save where silence yields...
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A compendium of ancient and modern geography

Aaron Arrowsmith - Geography - 1831 - 80 pages
...still Evening on, and Twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; — — — 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, Par. Lott, Book IV....
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Oeuvres de Delille, Volume 5

Jacques Delille - 1832
...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...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 Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1832
...twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompany'd ; for beast and bird, 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 698 whether] ' whither.' Milton's own ed. 594 volubil'] ' voKibil,'...
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