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" Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence. "
Comus: A Mask - Page 39
by John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...harmonies. COM. Can any mortal mixture of Earth's moU Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? N 8 Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the voca1 Air To testify his Imld. n residence : How sweetly did they flote upon the wings Of silenfe,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1834
...— Hamlet, Act v. Scene i. or Milton's lines on the sounds of the lady's voice, in Comus :•— ' How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence...the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness, till it smiled.' May not these figures be taken in succession upon the mind's...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Comus. Comui. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould "Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? 245 Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...upon the wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted uight, At every fall smoothing the raven-down 251 Of darkness, till it smil'd ! I have oft heard My...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...precipice, and, while we admire her boldness, we are doubtful of her safety. In that exquisite passage— How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence...the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the ravep down Pf darkness till it smiled, if our rapture would suffer us to be sufficiently composed to...
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The modern British drama, Volume 5

British drama - 1811
...Prompt me," and they perhaps are not f:ir oft'. Cowns. (Aside.) "Sure something holy lodges in tliat breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal air...sweetly did they float upon the wings Of Silence, thro' the empty-vaulted night, At ev'ry fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness, 'till it snul'd;...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 2

English drama - 1811
...harmonies. Comus aside.] Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these raptures moves the vocal ait To testify his hidden residence : How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence through...
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The Modern British Drama: In Five Volumes, Volume 5

English drama - 1811
..."Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with these ruptures moves the vocal air To testily his hidden residence: How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of Silence, thro' the empty-vaulted night, At ev'ry fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness, 'till it siml'd;...
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The modern British drama, Volume 2

British drama - 1811
...ravishment! Sure something holy lodges in that brea.-t, And with these raptures moves tlie vooliir To testify his hidden residence : How sweetly did they float upon the »raps Of silence through the empty vaulted uigta, At ev'ry fall smoothing the raven down Of Darkness...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Deverell - 1813
...harmonies. Com. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? 24o Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night, 250 (242) The West India Gulf ia translated into the skies by its constituting the prototype of the...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Deverell - 1813
...harmonies. Com. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? 24,5 Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night, 250 (242) The West India Gulf » translated into the skies by its constituting the prototype of the...
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