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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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An autumn near the Rhine; or, Sketches of courts, society, scenery etc. in ...

Charles Edward Dodd - 1821
...evening, and the swelling sounds of the organ had a fine effect in the dark stillness around — . i How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence through the empty vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven-down Of darkness till it smiled— It was night...
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An Autumn Near the Rhine; Or Sketches of Courts, Society, and Scenery in ...

Charles Edward Dodd - German poetry - 1821 - 602 pages
...the evening, and the swelling sounds of the organ had a fine effect in the dark stillness around— How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence through the empty vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven-down Of darkness till it smiled— It was night...
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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 pages
...Enter COMUS. Comns. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment! Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...they float upon the wings Of silence, through the empty vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness, till it smiled ! I have oft...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...Enter COMUS. Comus. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment ? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness, till it smiled ! I have oft heard My mother Circe, with the Syrens three, Amidst...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
...6. 1. This play was first acted in 1 600. T Wat tun. Breathe such divine inchanting ravishment? 945 Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...wings Of Silence, through the empty-vaulted night, 250 At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smil'd! I have oft heard &c.] Before...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...harmonies. Corma. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment? 245 Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...wings Of silence, through the empty-vaulted night, 250 At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smil'd! I have oft heard My mother Circe...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...ggracetoallHeav'n'sharmonies. Connu. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine enchanting ravishment} / empty vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smil'd ! I have oft...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1824
..." ribs of death," are found to be the voice " of my most honour'd " Lady," v. 564. T. Warton. 246. Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...moves the vocal air To testify his hidden residence:'] That is, " Something holy inha' biting that breast, courts the ' air, the vehicle of sound, to ' give...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...be the Madagascar Bat. Even Milton has spoken of the Raven of the Night as a bird of evil omen : — How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of Silence, through the empty vaulted Night, At every fall soothing the Raven down ! — Comns. Besides giving a fictitious...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...harmonies. COMUS. Can any mortal mixture of earth's mould Breathe such divine inchanting ravishment? Sure something holy lodges in that breast, And with...the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smil'd ! I have oft heard My mother Circe with the Sirens three, Amidst...
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