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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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Milton's Paradise Lost: With Copious Notes, Explanatory and Critical, Partly ...

John Milton, James Prendeville - 1850 - 452 pages
...viii. 551), where Mr. Pope has taken pains to make the translation as excellent as Uie original:— Had in her sober ' livery all things clad ; Silence...the wakeful nightingale ; She, all night long, her amorous1 descant sunfc; Silence was pleas'rt : now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires ; Hesperus,...
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The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and ...

Mrs. Loudon (Jane) - 1850 - 630 pages
...Which late bare earth, proud of new clothing, springeth, Sings out her woes ." — SIR PHILIP SIDNEY. -Beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these...Nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant sung." MILTON. " And in the violet-embroidered vale. Where the lovelorn Nightingale Nightly to thee her sad...
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The American Elocutionist: Comprising 'Lessons in Enunciation', 'Exercises ...

William Russell - 1851 - 394 pages
...twilight gray Hadf | in her sober livery | all things clad ; * This mark denotes the ctesural pause. Silence accompanied ; | for beast and bird, They*...amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleased : | now glowed the firmament With living sapphires ; | Hesperus that led •(•The starry host, | rode brightest,...
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Annual Report of the Commissioners ...

1851 - 382 pages
...Grammar, &c. I. Punctuate and parse the following : — Now came still evening on and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad Silence accompanied...their nests Were slunk all but the wakeful Nightingale 3. Explain the derivation and meaning of the principal prepositions, 3. Give examples of plural numerals...
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A History of English Literature; a Practical Text-book

Edward Albert - 1923 - 648 pages
...and development of English blank verse. Compare and contrast the styles of the given extracts. (1) Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in...her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleased. Now glowed the firmament With living sapphires; Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest till...
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English Literature: With Illustrations from Poetry and Prose

Geraldine Emma Hodgson - 1923 - 328 pages
...came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied beast and bird, They to their grassy couch, these...all night long her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd : now glowed the firmament, With living sapphires: Hesperus that led The starry host, rode...
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A History of Modern English Romanticism, Volume 1

Harko Gerrit de Maar - 1924 - 268 pages
...In his descriptions of morning and evening scenes the influence of Tasso's style is distinctly felt: "Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had...her amorous descant sung: Silence was pleased. Now glowed the firmament With living sapphires; Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest, till...
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Milton, Man and Thinker

Denis Saurat - 1925 - 400 pages
...literature made little of " picturesque " effects, is a sufficient proof : . . . the sun now fall'n Beneath the Azores; whether the prime orb, Incredible...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 brightest,...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1925 - 424 pages
...ALFRED B. STREET. EVENING IN PARADISE. DISE LOST." BOOK IV. Now came still evening on, and twilight graj Had in her sober livery all things clad ; Silence...her amorous descant sung. Silence was pleased : now glowed the firmament With living sapphires ; Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest, till...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 150

1925 - 806 pages
...heard in such lines — even in "Paradise Lost" — as Now comes still evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all things clad; Silence accompanied;...her amorous descant sung; Silence was pleased: now glowed the firmament With living sapphires; Hesperus that led The starry host rose brightest, till...
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