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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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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 345 pages
...muse. IL PENSEROSO. Hence, vain deluding Joys, The brood of Folly without Father bred ! How little yon bested, Or fill the fixed mind with all your toys...numberless As the gay motes that people the sunbeams ;8 Or likeliest hovering dreams, The fickle pensioners of Morpheus' train. But hail, thou Goddess,...
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The Gem book of poesie, by the author of 'The ancient poets and poetry of ...

Gem book - 1846 - 160 pages
...Eurydice. These delights if thou canst give, Mirth, with thee I mean to live. MILTON. IL PENSEROSO. HENCE, vain deluding joys, The brood of Folly, without father...fixed mind with all your toys ! Dwell in some idle bram ; And fancies fond with gaudy shapes possess, As thick and numberless As the gay motes that people...
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...PENSEROSO. 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...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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Two Lives: Or, To Seem and to be

Maria Jane McIntosh - 1847 - 262 pages
...remembered long after, amid tears more bitter than any she had this day shed. CHAPTER II. " Hence, vain deluding joys, The brood of folly, without father...bested, Or fill the fixed mind with all your toys." Milton. " I AM always sorry, Matilda, to interfere in any way with your enjoyments, but you must feel...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...F.urydice. These delights, if thou canst gire, Mirth, with thee I mean to live. Ц Paueroso. Hence d. It had been well Could you have liv'd thus always...too much i' th' light — but no more ; I come to I Dwell in some idle brain ; And fancies fond with gaudy shapes possess, AB thick and numberless As...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...Eurydice. These delights, if thou canst give, Mirth, with thee I mean to lire. II Ptnacrom. Hence rain ch him struck he came, And roiir'd toy* ! Dwell in some idle brain ; And fancies fond with gaudy shapes possess, As thick and numberless...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1848
...Mirth, with thee 1 mean to live. " Hence, vain deluding joj<s, The brood of Folly." IL PENSEBOSO. 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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L'Allegro and Il Penseroso

John Milton - 1848 - 60 pages
...PBRSBRtDS®. 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 in...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 New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 83

English literature - 1848
...sure progress to the lofty destiny intended by benignant Providence. — Hence, vain deluding joys 1 Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy...thick and numberless As the gay motes that people the sun's beams, for lo ! my newspaper, a true Pandora's box, has vomited its ghastly catalogue of horrors,...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 83

1848
...sure progress to the lofty destiny intended by benignant Providence. — Hence, rain deluding joys ! Dwell in some idle brain, And fancies fond with gaudy...thick and numberless As the gay motes that people the sun's beams, for lo ! my newspaper, a true Pandora's box, has vomited its ghastly catalogue of horrors,...
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