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" Or fill the fixed mind with all your toys! Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy shapes possess, As thick and numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams, Or likest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus "
The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson - Page 192
by John Milton - 1807
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...live. '"*• " .'':• --•'"•) ! v - • ..' * ,' IL PENSEROSO. r• * ~ • vB [IBID.] HENCE, vain deluding joys, The brood of Folly without father...numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams ; Or likest hovering dreams, But hail, thou goddess, sage and holy ! Hail, divinest Melancholy ! Whose saintly...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine: I. Ancient ...

Anecdotes - 1809
...flight, &c." This page of Du Bartas was before Milton when he wrote as follows: Hence vain deluding joys Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy...numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams Or likest hovering dreams " Tbefekle pensioners of Morpheus' train. ,,,, , ru //. Pens. / ^ \\ lien Milton...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...of death it bears a taste, % And both are the same thing at last. JOHN MILTON. IL PEHSEROSO. TTENCE, vain deluding joys, ** The brood of Folly, without...father bred! How little you bested, Or fill the fixed miud with all your toys: Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy shape possess, As thick...
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Paradise Lost and Regained: With the Latin and Other Poems of John ..., Volume 4

John Milton - 1810
...vers, and bear have won the * ; set free dice. IL PENSEROSO. a to li VOL. iv. IL PENSEROSO. HENCE, vain deluding Joys, The brood of Folly without father...numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams ; Or likest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou. Goddess, sage and...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...Pluto, to have quite set free His half-regain'd Eurydice. VOL. IV. IL PENSEROSO. IL PENSEROSO. HENCE, vain deluding Joys, The brood of Folly without father...numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams ; Or likest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou Goddess, sage and...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...ear Of Pluto, to have quite set free His half-regain'd Eurydice. IL PENSEROSO. IL PENSEROSO. HENCE, vain deluding Joys, The brood of Folly without father...numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams; Or likest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou Goddess, sage and...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Eurydice. These delights if thoii canst give, Mirth, with thee I mean to live. IL PEXSEROSO. HENCE, vain deluding Joys, The brood of Folly without father...thick and numberless As the gay motes that people tlie sun-beams ; Or lifcest hovering dreams, __. The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. I'lt ii.nl,...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...similar, that the resemblance may be seen in the strqngest point of view. II Penseroso begins thus : Hence vain deluding joys, The brood of folly without father...thick and numberless, As the gay motes that people the sun beams ; Or likest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train : But hail thou goddess...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

John Walker - 1811
...&c." This page of Du Bartas was before Milton when he wrote 's follows : Hence vain deluding joys Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy...numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams, Or likest hovering dreams The fable pensioners of Morpheus' train. IL Pens. When Milton wrote, part huge...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 2

John Walker - 1811
...flight, &c.** This page of Du Bartas was before Milton when he wrote as follows: Hence vain deluding joys Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy...numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' 1 train. Or likest hovering dreams When Milton wrote, H Pens. Wallowing...
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