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" Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within... "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Page 522
1807
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude ; 376 Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, Hie ise as Nature, and as fix'd as Fate. ail-to ruffled, and sometimes iinpair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i'...
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Letters of Thomas Gray: Two Volumes in One

Thomas Gray - 1820 - 244 pages
...may, when Wisdom herself is forced often In twect retired solinuV v To plume her feathers, and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort. Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. It is a foolish thing that without money one cannot either live ,...
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Poems and letters of Thomas Gray: with memoirs of his life and writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetry - 1820 - 527 pages
...it may, when wisdom herself is forced often in sweet retired solitude To plume her feathers, and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. It is a foolish thing that without money one cannot either live as...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 pages
...to do what Virtue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude,...That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i' th' center,...
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...soul within its own keeping : — there In sweet retired solitude, She plumed lier feathers, and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometime impair'd. But whither am I wandering? — Oh ! I remember, I was taking you into...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

1822
...altered, first by Dr. Dalton, and afterwards by George Column. See Biog. Dram. art. Comus, vol. ii. p. 62. Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes...That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd : He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i' th' centre,...
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The Mirror: A Periodical Paper Published in Edinburgh in the Years ..., Volume 2

Henry Mackenzie - 1822
...for the ease and indolent enjoyments connected with rural retirement. And Wisdom's self Oft seeks the sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse...her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the bustling hurry of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes iropair'd. As these dispositions and...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 3

1822
...breathing-space to muse on indifferent matters, where Contemplation " May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd," that I absent myself from the town for a while, without feeling at...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1822
...breathing-space to muse on indifferent matters, where Contemplation u May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impairM," that I absent myself from the town for a while, without feeling at...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...breathing-space to muse on indifferent matters, where Contemplation " May plume her feathers and let grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd," that I absent myself from the town for awhile, without feeling at...
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