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" So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity, That, when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt, And in clear dream, and solemn vision, Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear, Till... "
Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces - Page 14
by John Aikin - 1826 - 807 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...saintly Chastity^ That when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lacky her, ^5 5 Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt, • And...that no gross ear can hear, Till oft converse with heav'nly habitants Begin to cast a beam on tlf outward shape, 460 The unpolluted temple of the mindy...
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Comus: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton, Thomas Warton - English drama - 1799 - 124 pages
...heav'n is saintly Chastity, That when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lacky her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt;...that no gross ear can hear, Till oft converse with heav'nly habitants Begin to cast a beam on th' outward shape, The unpolluted temple of the mind, And...
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Comus: A Mask

John Milton - 1808 - 89 pages
...Castitatis ? Castitas enim Angelas facit." Amnros. Opp. Tom. iv. p. 536, edit. Paris, 1586, fol. TODD. Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt ; And,...gross ear can hear ; Till oft converse with heavenly hahitants Begin to cast a heam on the outward shape, 460 The unpolluted temple of the mind, And turns...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...unconquer'd virgin, Wherewith she freez'd her foes to congeal'd stone, But rigid looks of chaste austerity, And noble grace, that dash'd brute violence With sudden...gross ear can hear; Till oft converse with heavenly habitant Begin to cast a beam on the outward shape, The unpolluted temple of the mind, And turns it...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...unconquer'd virgin, Wherewith she freez'd her foes to congeal'd stone, But rigid looks of chaste austerity, And noble grace, that dash'd brute violence , With...gross ear can hear; Till oft converse with heavenly habitant Begin to cast a beam on the outward shape, The unpolluted temple of the mind, And turns it...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...dash'd brute violence With sudden adoration and blank awe ? So dear to Heaven is saintly Cliastity, That, when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand...hear; Till oft converse with heavenly habitants Begin to cast a bram on the outward shape, The unpolluted temple of the miud, And turns it by degrees to...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Deverell - 1813
...itself, and also against all manner of burning and pestilential 157 But rigid looks of chaste austerity, And noble grace, that dash'd brute violence With sudden...is found sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lacky her, fevers, not only preventing the infection before it has spread itself, but curing the disease...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1875
...a little while one might have applied to the flock of the Companions those lines of Milton : — " So dear to heaven is saintly chastity, That — -when...lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and pull ; And, in clear dream and solemn vision, Tell her of things that no gross ear can hear. " But...
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The Female Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, in Prose and Verse: Selected ...

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Electronic book - 1816 - 392 pages
...And noble grace, that dash'd brute violence With sudden adoration and blank awe? So dear to Heav'n is saintly chastity, That, when a soul is found sincerely...hear; Till oft converse with heavenly habitants Begin to cast a beam on th' outward shape. The unpolluted temple of the mind, And turns it by degrees to...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 70

1816
...answer to yonr vindication of Imogine's conduct, our Milton's description of Mental Chastity : — So dear to Heaven is saintly Chastity, That when a...And in clear dream and solemn vision, Tell her of thing: tbat DO gross ear can hear; 'Till oft converse with heavenly habitants Begin to cast a beam...
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