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" But hail, thou goddess sage and holy! Hail, divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly visage is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view... "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 174
1804
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Miltons Allegro [und] Penseroso

John Milton - 1782 - 31 pages
...too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view 1 5 O'erlaid with black, staid wisdom's hue. Black, but such as in esteem,...Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauties praise above ao The Sea-Nymphs, and their pow'rs offended. Yet thou art higher far descended,...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...human sight, And therefore to our weaker view , , ,. . jg O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's bue } Black, but such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister...Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauties' praise above • so The sea-nymphs, and their pow'rs offended t Yet thou art higher far descended,...
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Comus,: A Mask: Presented at Ludlow Castle 1634, Before the Earl of ...

John Milton - 1799 - 124 pages
...is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem,...Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauties' praise above The sea-nymphs, and their pow'rs offended: Yet thou art higher far descended;...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue, Black, but such as in esteem Prince...Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauties praise above The sea-nymphs, and their pow'rs offended ; Yet thou art higher far descended,...
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The Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdem's hue : Black, but such as in esteem Prince MEMNON'S...Or that starr'd Ethiop Queen that strove To set her beauties' praise above The Sea- Nymphs, and their pow'rs offended : Yet thou art higher far descended,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...too bright Tn hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view , O'erlaid with black , staid Wisdom's hue ; Black , but such as in esteem,...Prince Memnon's sister might beseem , Or that starr'd Ethiope queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above The sea-nymphs , and their powers offended...
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The beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 1

John Wolcot - 1804
...weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue : Black, but such as in esteem Prince MEMNOS'S sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiop Queen that strove To set her beauties' praise above The Sea-Nymphs, and their pow'rs offended : Yet thou art higher far descended,...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue; Black, hut such as in esteem Prince Memnon's sister might beseem: Or that starr'd Ethiop queen lhat strove To set her beauties praise above The sea-nymphs, and their powers offended. Yet thou art...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view O'erUid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem...Or that starr'd Ethiop queen that strove To set her beauties' praiic above The sea-nymphs, and tlieir pow'rs offended : Yet thou art higher far descended,...
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The Speaker, or, Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...is too bright To hit the sense of human sight, And therefore to our weaker view, OVrlaid with black, staid Wisdom's hue ; Black, but such as in esteem,...Prince Memnon's sister might beseem, Or that starr'd Ethiope queen that strove To set her beauty's praise above The sea nymphs, and their powers offended...
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