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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1824
...seeks to solitary sweet retire. 3/6. For the same uncommon use of seek, Mr. Bowle cites Bale's VWhere with her best nurse Contemplation She plumes her feathers,...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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...to do what virtue would By her own radiant light, though sun and moon Were in the flat sea sunk. And t pay: Лe w,dow in distress he graciously reliev'd, And remed,ed thewrong.of tets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd....
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 7

Christianity - 1825
...desire to have some time to itself, undisturbed by the calls of business, or even of friendship : " And Wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse, Contemplation, 3 Helyot) HUt. des Ordres Monastiques, ti She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in...
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Poetical Works: Volume 2. Paradise Regain'd; Samson Agonistes; Poems Upon ...

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 392 pages
...would By her own radiant light, though Sun and Moon Were in the flat Sea sunk. And Wisdoms self 375 Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with her...feathers, and lets grow her wings That in the various bussle of resort Were all to ruffl'd, and somtimes impairM. 380 He that has light within his own cleer...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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,...wings, That, in the various bustle of resort, Were all to-ruffled, and sometimes impaired. He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' the centre,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1871
...lines from Milton's Cornus, ail-to is evidently used as an adverb : — •• Where with her beat nurse. Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and...grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Wore ail-to ruffled, and sometimes impaired." On this passage Warton has the following note : — "...
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A Milton Encyclopedia, Volume 8

William Bridges Hunter - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 205 pages
...active life. He frequently contrasts quiet contemplation with the bustle of activity : And Wisdoms self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude Where with...wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all to ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. (Mask 374-79) He decided to retire to his father's home for six...
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Callisto Myth from Ovid to Atwood: Initiation and Rape in Literature

Kathleen Wall - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 240 pages
...what vertue would By her own radiant light, though Sun and Moon Were in the flat Sea sunk. And Wisdoms self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with...wings That in the various bustle of resort Were all to ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. He that has light within his own cleer brest May sit i'th center,...
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Figures in a Renaissance Context

C. A. Patrides - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 346 pages
...soul's pastime here is referred to the echoes it collects from wisdom's activities in Comus: Wisdoms self Oft seeks to sweet retired Solitude, Where with...feathers, and lets grow her wings That in the various bussle of resort Were all to ruffl'd, and sometimes impair'd. (11. 375-80) The soul in Marvell's poem...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 486 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,...feathers, and lets grow her wings, That, in the various husde of resort, Were all to-ruffled, and sometimes impaired. 380 He that has light within his own...
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