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" Now came still evening on, and twilight gray 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... "
A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ... - Page 254
by Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 pages
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Aquatint - 1805 - 480 pages
...dashing of the oar, and the carol of the distant boatmen ; in the language of the divine Milton : " Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in...their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk • With living saphirs." now glowed the firmament Seated upon a rock, we for a long time contemplated...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...evening on, and twilight grey Had in her sober livery all tilings clad : Silence accompanied ; for bea*t and bird, They to their grassy couch, these to their...night long her amorous descant sung ; Silence was pleas'd : now glow'd the firmament With living saphirs j Hesperus, that led The starry host, rode brightest,...
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A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of ..., Volume 27

William Fordyce Mavor - 1809
...dashing of the oar, and the carol of the distant boatmen ; in the language of the divine Milton : " Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in...their grassy couch, these to their nests, Were slunk now glowed the firmament With living saphires." Seated upon a rock, we for a long time contemplated...
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Paradise Lost, and the Fragment of a Commentary upon it by William Cowper

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...left him there Arraying with reflected purple and gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in...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...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...the hope he feels not, or with zeal To combat fears that e'en the pious feel ? CRABBE. Moon Light. Now came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in...all night long her amorous descant sung; " ' Silence Silence was pleas'd : now glov/d tte 'firmament With living sapphire; Hesperus, that led The starry...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...gold The clouds that on his western throne attend. Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had iu her sober livery all things clad ; Silence accompanied...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...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...hare us'd.. SECTION III. Discourse between Adam and Eve retiring to rest* Now came still evening.on, and Twilight gray Had in her sober livery all things...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...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...ADAM and EVE, retiring to rest. Now came still ev'ning on, and twilight gray Had in her sober liv'ry all things clad. Silence accompanied ; for beast and...but the wakeful nightingale. She all night long her am'rous descant sung : Silence was pleas'd. Now glow'd the- firmament With living sapphires : Hesperus,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1815 - 262 pages
...guide the state." WHITFHEAIS. SECTION V. YilSi 00RSE BETWEEM ADA.M AWD EYE, RETIRING TO REST. Wovi- came still evening on, and twilight gray Had in her...their grassy couch, these to their nests Were slunk ; 11 but the wakeful nightingale, She all night long her ;:")Yrms descant sung : Silence was pleas'd....
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The contemplative philosopher: or, Short essays on the various ..., Volume 1

Richard Lobb - Nature study - 1817
...poetry, I know not one superior, for pleasing imagery, and variety of numbers, than that of Milton: " Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray Had in...wakeful nightingale ; She all night long her amorous deseant sung ; Silence was pleased : now glowed the firmament With living sapphirs: Hesperus, that...
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