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" Sleep; At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air... "
The life of John Milton - Page 62
by Charles Symmons - 1822 - 490 pages
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The Works of William E. Channing, D.D.

William Ellery Channing - Theology - 1900 - 1060 pages
...delight, Such sober certainty of waking bliss, I never heard till now." Lines 244-264. " Sfirit. — At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, Ami stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was 'ware, and wish'd she might Denv her...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: Edited from the Original Texts by the Rev ...

John Milton - 1900 - 554 pages
...frighted steeds That draw the litter of close-curtain'd sleep. At last a soft and solemn breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill'd Perfumes, And stole upon the Air, that even Silence Was took e're she was ware, and wish't she might Deny her nature, and be never more...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON

REV. H. C. BEECHING - 1900
...frighted steeds That draw the litter of close-curtain'd sleep. At last a soft and solemn breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill'd Perfumes, And stole upon the Air, that even Silence Was took e're she was ware, and wish't she might Deny her nature, and be never more...
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Milton's L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas

John Milton - Elegiac poetry, English - 1900 - 130 pages
...sudden silence Gave respite to the drowsy-flighted steeds That draw the litter of close-curtained Sleep. At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distilled perfumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and wished...
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Milton

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh - English poetry - 1900 - 286 pages
...style, this description of the Lady's singing is in marked contrast to the later matured manner: — At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distilled perfumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and wished...
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Milton's Minor Poems

John Milton - 1901 - 75 pages
...silence Gave respite to the drowsy frighted steeds, That draw the litter of close-curtain'd sleep ; 555 At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like...of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and wish't she might Deny her nature, and be never more,...
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: Twelfe night, or, What you will. 1901

William Shakespeare - 1901
...Milton has a direct comparison of sound to fragrance in a very beautiful passage in Comus, 555 fol. : ' At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like...rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air.' — HUDSON: Pope's change is most certainly right. For with what propriety can a sound be said to '...
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: Twelfe night, or, What you will. 1901

William Shakespeare - 1901
...Milton has a direct comparison of sound to fragrance in a very beautiful passage in Comus, 555 'o1- : ' At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill' d perfumes, And stole upon the air.' — HUDSON : Pope's change is most certainly right. For...
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Twelfe Night, Or, What You Will

William Shakespeare - 1901 - 434 pages
...Milton has a direct comparison of sound to fragrance in a very beautiful passage in Comus, 555 fol- : ' At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill' d perfumes, And stole upon the air.' — HUDSON : Pope's change is most certainly right. For...
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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1901 - 1027 pages
...silence Gave respite to the drowsy frighted steeds, That draw the litter of close-curtain'<i sleep ; its light, is seen no more. Youth, with pale cheek and slender rich-distill'd per, fumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and...
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