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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 245
by Robert Deverell - 1813
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 332 pages
...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 one...
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Gryll grange, by the author of 'Headlong hall'.

Thomas Love Peacock - 1861
...degree that is in itself a beauty. For instance, in his address to the nightingale : Thee, chauntresa, oft the woods among, I woo to hear thy even-song, And missing thee, I walk unseen, On the dry smooth-shaven green. The song of the nightingale ceases about the time that the grass is...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton, James Montgomery - 1861
...: 60 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 wandering moon, Eiding near her highest noon, Like one...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 pages
...dragon yoke Gently o'er the accustom'd oak. — Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Must musical, most melancholy ! Thee, chauntress, oft,...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 Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...o'er the accustomed oak. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy I 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, To behold the wandering Moon, Riding near her highest noon, Like one...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 306 pages
...unseen: 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. (lines 61 -6) At the centre of 'II Penseroso' is the poetic tower,...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...Smoothing the rugged brow of night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke,0 Gently o'er th' accustomed oak; 60 Sweet bird that shunn'st the noise of folly,...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,0 Like one...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...Oak; 60 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;...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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L' Allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 92 pages
...Smoothing the rugged brow of Night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke Gently o'er the accustomed oak. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...woods among I woo, to hear thy evensong; And, missing thee,I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest...
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L'allegro, Il Penseroso, Comus, and Lycidas: Easyread Comfort Edition

John Milton - Poetry - 2006 - 68 pages
...Smoothing the rugged brow of Night, While Cynthia checks her dragon yoke Gently o'er the accustomed oak. Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most...woods among I woo, to hear thy evensong; And, missing thee,I walk unseen On the dry smooth-shaven green, To behold the wandering moon, Riding near her highest...
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