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" And wisdom's self Oft seeks to sweet retired solitude, Where, with her best nurse, contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired. He that has light within... "
The letters; with important additions and corrections from his own ... - Page 165
by Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...to sweet retired Solitude, Where with her best nurse Contemplation She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' th' center, and enjoy bright...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired," Par. Lost. And Warton describes the advance of Evening: " While Evening veil'd in shadows brown Puts...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 1

Henry Kett - Literature - 1805
...sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets gram her wings, That in the various bustle of resort, Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impaired," Par. Lost. And Warton describes the advance of Evening: " While Evening veil'd in shadows brown Puts...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...sweet retired Solitude, Where with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. 380 He that has light within his own clear breast May sit i' th' center, and enjoy bright...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1807
...to sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse Contemplation She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too raffled, and sometimes impair'd. " The effects of the objects of taste upon the human mind," says Mr....
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A New Pocket Companion for Oxford, Or Guide Through the University: With an ...

1810
...sweet retired Solitude, Where with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her Feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various Bustle of Resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. Proceeding through a continuation of the same Shrubbery, (which appears to grow on rocky...
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A pocket companion for Oxford. [Entitled] A new pocket companion ..., Volume 3

1810
...sweet retired Solitude, Where with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her Feathers, and lets grow her wings, That in the various Bustle of Resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. Proceeding through a continuation of the same Shrubbery, (which appears to grow on rocky...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...sweet retired Solitude, Where, with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets grow her, wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. On which Dr. Warburton has the following; O note. " Mr. Pope has imitated this thought and...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - Theology, Doctrinal - 1811
...retired Solitude, Where, with -her hest nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers, and lets gnow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all too ruffled, and sometimes impair'd. "On which Dr. Warburton has the following note. "Mr. Pope has imitated this thought and (as...
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The modern British drama

British drama - 1811
...sweet retired solitude, Where with her best nurse, Contemplation, She plumes her feathers and lets grow her wings, That in the various bustle of resort Were all so ruffled, and sometimes inipair'd. He, that has light within his own clear breast, May sit i' tli'...
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