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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 Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...i -1' These delights if thou canst give, Mirth, with thee I mean to live. XIV. 1L PENSEROSO. HENCE, vain deluding joys, The brood of Folly without father...mind with all your toys ! Dwell in some idle brain, t And fancies fond with gaudy shapes possess, As thick and numberless As the gay motes that people...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...pictures in the moon have, in almost all known time, given rise. IL PENSEROSO. 1L PENSEROSO. Hence vain deluding joys, The brood of folly without father...bested, Or fill the fixed mind with all your toys ! 1. The character of II Penseroso is to be ascribed not to the commonly-introduced or mid* dlemost...
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Discoveries in hieroglyphics, and other antiquities, in ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Deverell - 1813
...referred to lunacy, as supposed to be connected with the moon. iv. ce 242 Dwell in some idle brain, 3 And fancies fond with gaudy shapes possess, As thick...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 holy,...
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A selection of curious articles from the Gentleman's magazine [compiled by J ...

John Walker - 1814
...wrote as follows : Hence vain deluding joys Dwell in some idle bruin, And fancies fond with gmuiji shapes possess. As thick and numberless , As the gay motes that people the sun-beams, Or likest hovering dreams The_//f/t/e pensioners of Morpheus' train. // Pens. When Milton wrote, part...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...MILIOK. HENCE, vain deluding joys, The brood of folly, without father bred, How little you bestead, Of fill the fixed mind with all your toys! Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy shapes possets, As thick and numberless As the gay motes that people the sun-beami, Or likest hovering dreams,...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...THE SAME. HENCE, vain deluding joys, The brood of Folly, without father bred, How little you bestead, Or fill the fixed mind with all your toys ! Dwell...some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy shapes posses*, As thick and numberless As the gay motes that people the sunbeams, Or likest hovering dreams,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...with thee I mean to five. IL PENSEROSO. HINTE, vain deluding Joys, The brood of Folly without fatter bred ! How little you bested, Or fill the fixed mind...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 holy,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...Eurydice. These delights if thou canst give, Mirth, with thcc 1 mean to live. IL PENSEROSO. HENCE, ain toy* ! Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy thanes possess, As thick and numberless...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...Eurydice. These delights if thou canst give, Mirth, with thee I mean to live. VOL. 11. 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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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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'...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...
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