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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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Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 1

1816
...approach towards it, we were suddenly surprised by the notes of harmony. " • — A solemn breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air ; that even Silence Was took ere she was 'ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never...
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The Christian Herald, Volume 1

John Edwards Caldwell - Theology - 1816
...our approach towards it, we were suddenly surprised by the notes of harmony. • " A solemn breathing sound . Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air; that even Silence Was took ere she was 'ware, and wiah'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more...
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The Christian Herald, Volume 1

Theology - 1816
...On our approach towards it, we were suddenly surprised by the notes of harmony. " A solemn breathing sound Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air ; that even Silence Was took ere she was 'ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never...
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Rambles in Italy: in the years 1816....17

James Sloan, Theodore Lyman - Italy - 1818 - 379 pages
...home-felt delight," as I have experienced in listening to the sounds of a midnight serenade, which, Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes^ And stole upon the air. Even the warbling of a nightingale in a tree, near Petrarch's villa, has more powerfully affected me...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 3

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - American literature - 1818
...home-felt delight' as I have experienced in listening to the sounds of a midnight serenade, which, Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air. Even the warbling of a nightingale in a tree near Petrarch's villa, has more powerfully affected me...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...steeds, That draw the litter of close-curtain'd Sleep : At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Hose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more,...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 15

William Shakespeare - 1821
...efficacious, must be allowed to be of no supernatural dignity or elc" —— a soft and solemn breathing sound " Rose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, " And stole upon the air." STEEVENS. But doth suffer a sea-change * Into something rich and strange. 0 O Sea-nymphs hourly ring...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...steeds, That draw the litter of close-curtain'd Sleep. At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Hose like a steam of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air, that even Silence Was took ere she was ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more,...
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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 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 ere she was ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature, and be never more,...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1824
...silence Gave respite to the drowsy frighted steeds, That draw the litter of close-curtain'd Sleep : 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'd she mi^ht Deny her nature, and be never more...
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