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" As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabean odours from the spicy shore Of Araby the Blest; with, such delay Well pleased they slack their course, and many a league Cheer'd with... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ... - Page 213
by John Milton - 1824
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Twelfth night. Winter's tale

William Shakespeare - 1788 - 442 pages
...WAR.BCRTON. Milton, in his Paradise Lest, b.iv. has very success, fully introduced the image : " — now gentle gales, " Fanning their odoriferous wings,...perfumes, and whisper whence they stole . . " Those balmy«poils." STEEVENS. ,6. — i — That breathes upon a bank of violets — ] Here Shakspere makes...
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Orion, Volume 3

Cecil Day Lewis, Rosamond Lehmann, Denys Kilham Roberts - English literature - 1946 - 154 pages
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...fair evening cloud, or humid bow, When God hath show Vd the earth; so lovely secm'd That landskip : and of pure now purer air Meets his approach, and...wings dispense Native perfumes, and whisper whence the)' stole Those balmy spoils. As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now arc past...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...ev'ning cloud, or humid bow, 1 5 1 When God hath show'r'd the earth : so lovely seem'd That landskip : and of pure now purer air Meets his approach, and...heart inspires Vernal delight and joy, able to drive 155 All sadness but despair : now gentle gales, Fanning their odorif'rous wings, dispense Native perfumes,...
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Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton].

John Milton - 1800 - 300 pages
...heams, Than in fair ev'ning eloud, or hundd how, Wlien God hath shower'd the earth; so lovely secm'd That landscape, and of pure, now purer air . Meets...and to the heart inspires , Vernal delight and joy, ahle to drive All sadness hut despair: now gentle gales Fanning their odorif rous wings, dispense Native...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...fair evening cloud, or humid bow, When God hath show'r'd the earth ; so lovely seem'd That landskip : and of pure now purer air Meets his approach, and...heart inspires Vernal delight and joy, able to drive 155 All sadness but despair : now gentle gales Fanning their odoriferous wings, dispense Native perfumes,...
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The Spectator ...

English essays - 1803 - 418 pages
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Select British Classics, Volume 15

English literature - 1803 - 364 pages
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell, Volume 2

Joseph Addison - 1804 - 578 pages
...his beams Than in fair evening cloud or humid bow, When God hath show'r'd the earth, so lovely seem'd That landscape : And of pure now purer air Meets his...delight, and joy able to drive All sadness but despair, &c. thing in this world, and its incapacity of producing any solid or substantial happiness. As discourses...
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Select British Classics, Volume 4

English literature - 1804 - 188 pages
...backwards shrunk appall'd. Even Milton has indulged himself in the same licence of expression. ... As when to them who sail Beyond the Cape of Hope,...are past Mozambic, off at sea north-east winds blow Sabtean odour from the spicy shore Of Araby the blest ! with such delay Well pleas'd, they slack their...
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