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" Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds; pleasant the sun, When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower... "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 172
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq: Revised and Corrected, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele - 1712 - 418 pages
...grateful Evening mild ; the /ilent Night, With this herfolemn Bird, and thtf fair Moan,' And thefe the Gems of Heaven her Starry Train. But neither Breath of Morn whenflie afcends, With Charm of enrliefl Birds, nor rijing Sun In this delightful Land, nor Herb, Fruit,...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ...

John Milton - 1795 - 316 pages
...flower, G list"ring with dew; fragrant the fertile earth After soft show'rs : and sweet the coming on Cf grateful evening mild ; then silent night With this...solemn bird, and this fair moon, And these the gems of Heav'n, her starry train: But neither breath of morn, when she ascends 650 With charm of earliest birds...
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Paradise Lost: With Notes, Selected from Newton and Others, to ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton, Samuel Johnson - 1796 - 610 pages
...dew ; fragrant the fertile earth After soft show'rs ; and sweet the coming on 646 Of grateful ev'ning mild; then silent Night With this her solemn bird, and this fair Moon, And these the gems of Heav'n, her starry train : But neither breath of Morn, when she ascends With charm of earliest birds...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 30

1799 - 612 pages
...3^5-3 Our correction is supported, by the practice of the best English poets ; ex. gr. from Milton : " But neither breath of Morn, when she ascends With...delightful land ; nor herb, fruit, flower, Glist'ring u-itli dew ; oar fragrance after showers ; Nor grateful evening mild ; nor silent night With this,...
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The Canary Bird: A Moral Fiction : Interspersed with Poetry

Edward Augustus Kendall - Birds - 1799 - 172 pages
...with cieiv ; fragrant the fertile earth Afcr soft show'rs; and sweet the coming on Of grateful ev'ning mild ; then silent night, With this her solemn bird, and this fair moon, And these the gems of heav'n, her srarry train : But neither breath of morn, when she ascends With charm of earliest birds...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime

Longinus - Aesthetics - 1800 - 238 pages
...flow'r, Glist'ring with dew : fragrant the fertile earth After soft show'rs : and sweet the coming on « Of grateful evening mild: then silent night, With...solemn bird, and this fair moon, And these the gems of heav'n, her starry train. But neither breath of morn, when she ascends, With charms of earliest birds...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English prose literature - 1800 - 712 pages
..." Glist'ring with dew : fragrant (he fertile earth " After soft show'rs, and sweet the coming on " Of grateful evening mild : then, silent night " With...this her solemn bird, and this fair moon, " And these th£ gems of heaven, her starry train : " But neither breath of morn, when she ascends " With charm...
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 368 pages
...flower, Glistering with dew : fragrant the fertile earth After soft showers ; and sweet the coming on Of grateful evening mild ; then silent night, With...On this delightful land ; nor herb, fruit, flower, Glistering with dew ; nor fragrance after showers ; Nor grateful evening mild ; nor silent night, With...
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Paradise lost, a poem. Pr. from the text of Tonson's correct ed. of 1711

John Milton - 1801 - 396 pages
...flower, Glist'ring with dew ; fragrant the fertile earth 645 After soft show'rs : and sweet the coming on Of grateful evening mild; then silent night With this...solemn bird, and this fair moon, And these the gems of Heav'n, her starry train : But neither breath of morn, when she ascends. 650 With charm of earliest...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 69

1839 - 618 pages
...already referred to, at almost any part, from the beginning, which we have cited, to the end. ' Hut neither breath of morn, when she ascends With charm of earliest birds, nor herb, fruit, flower Glittering with dew, nor fragrance after showers. Nor grateful evening mild, nor...
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