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" 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 descant sung ; Silence was... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 43
1840
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800
...all hut the wakeful nightingale; She all night long heram'rous descant sung; Silence was pleas'd ; now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires: Hesperus, that led . The starry host, rode hrightest, till the moon Rising in elouded majesty, ai lengths Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless...
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin: Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - Electronic book - 1804 - 313 pages
...consecrates all the moon-light scenery in Milton. It is never more. charming than in the following instance : Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus,...brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouded majesty, o'er all Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. Since...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...all hut the wakeful nightingale; She 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 hrightest, till the moon. Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd : now glbw'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus, that...starry host, rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in clouHed majesty, at length Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver...
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A Greek and English Lexicon to the New Testament: In which the Words and ...

John Parkhurst - Greek language - 1809 - 846 pages
...night. When all the starry train emblaze the sphere. POPE. So Milton, in his description of the evening. -Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires: Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest. Par. Lost, b. iv. lin. 604—6. 'Efijxcu, either from sYr/xa perf. of I'rij^i to . stand, or from Heb....
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...amorous descant sung; " ' Silence Silence was pleas'd : now glov/d tte 'firmament With living sapphire; Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...moon Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent {{Ween uriveiFd hef'pee'rless light And o'er the dstrk' her silver marifle threw. MILTON, OĽ Milton....
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Kisses:: Being a Poetical Translation of the Basia of Joannes Secundus ...

Janus (Secundus) - 1812 - 184 pages
...Edogue to Mr. Johnson. Milton too has a similar expression, in these beautifully descriptive lines : Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...moon, Rising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent quceu unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver mantle threw. MILTON. PAR. LOST, BOOK...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813 - 320 pages
...all but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long her am'rons deseant sung : Silenee was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus,...starry host, rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in elouded majesty, at length, Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, A'.id o'er the dark her silver...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...all but the wakeful nightingale; She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleased : now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires. Hesperus,...starry host, rode brightest, till the moon, Rising in cloudless majesty, at length, Apparent queen, unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark her silver...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...all but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long her amorous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus,...led The starry host, rode brightest,- till the Moon, Kising in clouded majesty, at length Apparent queen unveil'd her peerless light, And o'er the dark...
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