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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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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...When they command whom man was born to please 15, I slight thee not, but make thee welcome still. 268 She all night long her amorous descant sung, Silence...Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. Par. Lest, iv. 598. 15 Now,...
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Œuvres complètes, Volume 35

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...trône occiental lui font cortège. Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad : Silence accompanied; for beast and...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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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...pensive gait. H. Pers. 31. '* Now came still evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied, for beast and...nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; On bird and beast, the other charged for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day ; 250 Not sumptuously...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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 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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Wordsworth and the Poetry of Human Suffering

James H. Averill - Poetry - 1980 - 291 pages
...the situation itself recalls a particular moment in Paradise Lost: 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. [IV: 604-609] This was a favorite...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 601 pages
...Twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied; for beast and bird, 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...unveiled her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mandc threw; When Adam thus to Eve: 'Fair consort, th' hour 610 Of night, and all things now retired...
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Ives Studies

Philip Lambert - Music - 1997 - 300 pages
...Eveningon, and Twilight gray had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied; for the beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these...nests were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; | but the ... She all night long [ ... all night long, all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied, for beast and bird,0 600 They to their grassy couch, these to their nests Were...nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant sung;0 Silence was pleased: now glowed the firmament With Irving sapphires: Hesperus that led0 The...
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Paradise Lost (Kastan Edition)

John Milton, David Scott Kastan - Poetry - 496 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 Were...wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant0 sung; melodious song Silence was pleased. Now glowed the firmament With living sapphires:...
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My Miracle for the Millennium

Linda Haddad - Self-Help - 2007 - 74 pages
...the glory kept shining and bright in my eyes, and the stars going round in my head." John Milton's "Now glowed the firmament with living sapphires: Hesperus,...light, and o'er the dark her silver mantle threw" and "The quality of mercy is not strain'd, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven upon the place...
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