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" Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale, She all night long her amorous... "
The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery - Page 118
by John Milton - 1843
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers

Lindley Murray - 1832 - 260 pages
...— WHITEHEAD. SECTION V. Discourse between Adam and Eve, retiring to reit. NOW came still ev'ning on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all..." £ " They to their grassy couch, these to their i Were sunk ; all but tlie wakeful nightingale. She all night long her am'rous descant sung ; Silence...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem

John Milton - 1833 - 438 pages
...flight to the' east, had left him there, Arraying with reflected purple and gold The clouds, that oh his western throne attend. Now came still evening...all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd: now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs: Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: in which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand), John Lauris Blake - 1836 - 540 pages
...evening-star. Do you recollect those beautiful lines of Milton ? Now came still evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence...was pleased : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs : Hesperus that led The starry host, rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty,...
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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836 - 402 pages
...state ^ With even step, and pensive gait. H. Pert. Si. 14 Now came still evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence...nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; On bird and beast, the other charged for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day ; 250 Not sumptuously...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems, Correspondence, and ...

William Cowper - 1836 - 416 pages
...state With even step, and pensive gait. H. Pers. 31. '* Now came still evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence...nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; On bird and beast, the other charged for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day ; 250 Not sumptuously...
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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836 - 404 pages
...even step, and pensive gait. H. Pers. 31. 14 Now came still evening on, and twilight grey Had in ber sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied,...nests. Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale; On bird and beast, the other charged for man With sweet oblivion of the cares of day ; 250 Not sumptuously...
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837 - 524 pages
...Azores ; whether the prime orb, Incredible how swift, liad thither roll'd Diurnal ; or this less volubil earth, By shorter flight to the east, had left him...They to their grassy couch, these to their nests, « cercle brillant du soleil ta vue parfaite s'étende « au loin et au large. A cette porte personne...
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Conversations on Natural Philosophy: In which the Elements of that Science ...

Mrs. Marcet (Jane Haldimand) - 1837 - 358 pages
...she is then called Hesperus, or the evening star. Do you recollect those beautiful lines of Milton ? Now came still evening on. and twilight gray Had in...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous desca7it sung ; Silence was pleas'd ; now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 1

John Milton - 1837 - 426 pages
...peignant de reflets de pourpre et d'or les nuages qui sur son trône occi(/ entai lui font cortége. Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in...accompanied ; for beast and bird, They to their grassy conch, these to their nests, Were slunk, all but the wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous...
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The Paradise Lost

1838 - 586 pages
...Azores ; whether the prime orb, Incredible how swift, had thither roll'd Diurnal, or this less vo!6bil earth, By shorter flight to the east, had left him...all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd : Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode...
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