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" ... glistering with dew, fragrant the fertile earth after soft showers, and sweet the coming on of grateful evening mild, then silent night with this her solemn bird, and this fair moon and these the gems of heaven, her starry train. "
The Port Folio - Page 100
1808
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime

Longinus, William Smith - 1743 - 256 pages
...Of grateful evening mild : thenfilent night^ With this herfolemn hird, and this fair moon, And thefe the gems of Heav'n, her Starry train. But neither breath of morn, whenjheafcends, With charm of earliesl hirds: nor herb, fruit, flow' r> GliiJ'ring with dew : nor fragrance...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...fragrant the fertile earth After soft show'rs : and sweet the coming on Cf grateful evening mild ; then silent night With this her solemn bird, and this...train: But neither breath of morn, when she ascends 650 With charm of earliest birds ; nor rising sun On this delightful land ; nor herb, fruit, flower,...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...fragrant the fertile earth After soft show'rs ; and sweet the coming on 646 Of grateful ev'ning mild; then silent Night With this her solemn bird, and this...ascends With charm of earliest birds ; nor rising Sun 651 On this delightful land ; nor herb, fruit, flow'r, Glist'ring with dew ; nor fragrance after...
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The Canary Bird: A Moral Fiction : Interspersed with Poetry

Edward Augustus Kendall - 1799 - 172 pages
...; fragrant the fertile earth Afcr soft show'rs; and sweet the coming on Of grateful ev'ning mild ; then silent night, With this her solemn bird, and this fair moon, And these the gems of heav'n, her srarry train : But neither breath of morn, when she ascends With charm of earliest birds ; uor rising...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 30

1799 - 612 pages
...3^5-3 Our correction is supported, by the practice of the best English poets ; ex. gr. from Milton : " But neither breath of Morn, when she ascends With charm of earliest birds ; nor rising sun, On this delightful land ; nor herb, fruit, flower, Glist'ring u-itli dew ; oar fragrance after...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime

Longinus - 1800 - 238 pages
...fragrant the fertile earth After soft show'rs : and sweet the coming on « Of grateful evening mild: then silent night, With this her solemn bird, and...But neither breath of morn, when she ascends, With charms of earliest birds : nor herb, fruit, flow'r, Glist'ring with dew : nor fragrance after show'rs...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 674 pages
...fragrant the fertile earth " After soft show'rs, and sweet the coming on " Of grateful evening mild : then, silent night " With this her solemn bird, and this fair moon, " And these the gems of heaven, her starry train : " But neither breath of morn, when she ascends " With charm of earliest...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...fragrant the fertile earth " After soft show'rs, and sweet the coining on " Of grateful evening mild : then, silent night " With this her solemn bird, and this fair moon, " And these the gems of heaven, her starry train : " But neither breath of morn, when she ascends " With charm of earliest...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 674 pages
...the fertile earth " After soft show'rs, and sweet the coming on " Of grateful evening mild : tben, silent night " With this her solemn bird, and this fair moon, " And these the gems of heaven, her starry train : " But neither breath of morn, when she ascends " With charm of earliest...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 712 pages
...fragrant (he fertile earth " After soft show'rs, and sweet the coming on " Of grateful evening mild : then, silent night " With this her solemn bird, and this fair moon, " And these th£ gems of heaven, her starry train : " But neither breath of morn, when she ascends " With charm...
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