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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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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 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...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i'the...
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Mirror

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...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 impair'd. 'In a poem expressive of tender...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1823
...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 impair'd. As these dispositions and sentiments...
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 10

1832
...occasionally seek seclusion from the world, where contemplation " Flames her feathers, and lets go her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too raffled." This contemplation leads the poet to the mossy cell, to the thicket or the lea, to burns and bracken...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by L.T. Berguer

British essayists - 1823
...Virtne would Were in the flat sea sunk. And Wisdom's self By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude : Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, That in the various bustle of resort She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings. Were all too...
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 10

1832
...occasionally seek seclusion from the world, where contemplation " Plumes her feathers, and lets go her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled." This contemplation leads the poet to the mossy cell, to the thicket or the lea, to burns...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...would By her own radiant ПцЫ, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And wisdom's self 375 Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where with her...That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruflled, and sometimes impair^. 380 He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' th1 centre,...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1824
...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...her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i' the...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...palaces, lay straining her low thoughts To form unreal wants. Ibid. RETIREMENT. Wisdom's self Oft seeks so sweet retired solitude ; Where, with her best nurse,...That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. Milton's Comus, Dear solitary groves, where peace does dwell ! Sweet...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1824
...smeel retired solitude,] At first he had written the verse thus, Oft seeks to solitary sweet retire. Where with her best nurse Contemplation She plumes...wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all to ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. sso Examynacyon of A. Askew, p. 24. " Hath not he moche nede of...
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