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" Thee, chauntress, oft, the woods among I woo, to hear thy even-song; And missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green... "
Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in progress to which ... - Page 235
by Robert Deverell - 1813
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er the accustom'd oak: Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...hear thy even-song; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon,^| Like...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...and which constitute the prototype of Hamlet's Ophelia (fig. 61). And the mute Silence hist along, 55 'Less Philomel will deign a song, In her sweetest,...being composed of, Hudibras's hand. Vide that note. 69. Cynthia, or the moon, alludes I imagine ' to the crescent-shape of the bird on Ralph's person (fig....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...the rugged brow of night| "While Cynthia checks her dragon yoket Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak; & Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...thee, I walk unseen 65 On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wand'ring moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one that had been led astray Through...
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Gallery of Nature and Art, Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ..., Volume 5

Edward T W. Polehampton - 1815
...Smoothing the rugged brow of night ; While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er the accustom'd oak ; Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...chauntress, oft the woods among, I woo to hear thy evening song. * jGllan Var. Hist. 577, both in the text and note. It must be remarked, that nightingales...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...oak ; Sweet bird that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chantress, oft the woods among I woo, to hear thy even-song, And missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wand'ring moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...Night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er the' accustom'd oak : Sweet bird, that shun'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy...hear thy even-song ; And, missing thee, I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...entitles II Penseroso, the ideas of which were exquisitely suited to my present wanderings of thought. " Sweet bird! that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...chauntress, oft the woods among, I woo to hear thy ev'ning song: And missing thee I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wand'ring...
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Curious Antiquities: Or, The Etymology of Many Remarkable Old Sayings ...

Joseph Taylor - Boxing - 1820 - 108 pages
...Smoothing the nigged brow of night, While Cynthia checks the dragon yoke Gently o'er the accustom'd oak. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...chauntress, oft the woods among, I woo to hear thy evening song." In another place he styles it the solemn bird} and he says again : " As the wakeful...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...oak : Sweet bird, that sliunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chantrcss, 'd Po B/+ On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering Moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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The Gallery of Nature and Art; Or a Tour Through Creation and Science ...

Edward Polehampton - Natural history - 1821
...the riigged brow of night ; While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er the accustom'd oak ; Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...chauntress, oft the woods among, . ' . I woo to hear thy evening song. * .EIj. in Var. Hist. 677, both in the text and note. It mast be remarked t iws nightingales...
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