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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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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...think thou wilt forgive him, whom his God Can ne'er forgive, nor his own soul. — Farewell ! MUSIC. At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound Rose like...of rich distill'd perfumes, And stole upon the air, that ev'n silence Was took ere she was 'ware, and wish'd she might Deny her nature and be never more,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
...process of distilling perfumes; for he had at first written " slow-distill'd." In the edition of 1673, we 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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...steeds, , That draw the litter of close curtain'd sleep: At last a soft and solemn breathing sound Ro*e field and grove, attune The trembling leaves, while universal 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 Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...waking bliss, I never heard till now. Lines 244 — 264. SPIRIT. 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 Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...fl'ghted 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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American Tracts

United States - 1827
...home-felt delight, Such sober certainty of waking bliss, I never heard till now. Lines 244 — 264. SPIRIT. 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 might Deny her nature, and be never more,...
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Remarks on the Character and Writings of John Milton: Occasioned by the ...

William Ellery Channing - 1828 - 48 pages
...home-felt delight, Such sober certainty of waking bliss, I never heard till now. Lines 244— 264. 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 might Deny her nature, and be never more,...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 29

Great Britain - 1828
...I never heard till now. Lines 344—164. SPIRIT. At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound .1 Rnse 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 Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...steeds, That draw the litter of close-curtain'd sleep ; At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound 555 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 Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...steeds, That draw the litter of close-curtain'd Sleep; At last a soft and solemn-breathing sound 555 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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